Places To Visit

Stadtschloss Fulda – An Orange Home

The Stadtschloss (City Palace) in Fulda was built between 1706 and 1714 by Johann Dientzenhofer as a residence for the Fulda prince-abbot and later the prince-bishops. It was also used by the future King William of the Netherlands who was briefly the ruler of the short-lived principality Nassau-Orange-Fulda. Despite a rule of just three years, [read more]

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Burial places of the Queens and Consorts of England

500th Anniversary of Completion of Henry VII’s Lady Chapel Celebrated at Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the completion of the Henry VII’s Lady Chapel in style. Henry VII began lavish works on the chapel in 1503, but it wasn’t completed until 1516, nearly seven years after his death. The chapel is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and the monks of Westminster sang a [read more]