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« Reply #100 on: December 01, 2018, 10:32:41 pm »

The Palace of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich was built in 1910 to 1913 as a wedding gift for Nicholas.     
http://www.saint-petersburg.com/palaces/palace-of-grand-duke-nikolay-nikolaevich
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« Reply #101 on: December 02, 2018, 05:20:07 am »


Balmoral Castle of Scotland as it was in 1852 when it was purchased by Prince Albert. 
http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-balmoral-castle-residence-of-the-british-royal-family-since-1852-when-103892370.html

I am a little behind in the thread but thank you FrederickLouis for posting the links as there are some very lovely palaces and castles.
The Grand Staircase is incredible and I am very fond of Balmoral.
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« Reply #102 on: December 03, 2018, 11:05:01 pm »

^sanka, I am glad that you like the Grand Staircase of Buckingham Palace.
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« Reply #103 on: December 07, 2018, 09:09:31 pm »

The supremely elegant Fountain Court of Hampton Court Palace designed for King William III and Queen Mary II of England by Christopher Wren, contains the State Apartments.
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« Reply #104 on: December 19, 2018, 11:57:42 pm »

The Kaiservilla in Bade Ischl, Austria was an Imperial mansion where Emperor Francis Joseph I and Empress Elizabeth of Austria resided.   
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/135248795031727397
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« Reply #105 on: December 20, 2018, 08:00:45 pm »

The Andrassy Palace was the residence of the Hungarian aristocratic family Andrassy. The palace was built in the second half of the 19th century. It is in Tiszadob, Hungary.
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« Reply #106 on: December 29, 2018, 10:58:00 pm »

The Castle of Sans Souci was a Hohenzollern palace. Its official inauguration took place on May 1, 1747 after only two years of construction. There was a lunch party for 200 guests and a musical evening.     
http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-royal-palace-in-park-sans-souci-inpotsdam-berlin-germany-69327560.html
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« Reply #107 on: January 04, 2019, 09:27:47 pm »

Biebrich Palace is in Wiesbaden, Hesse of Germany. It was built in 1702 by Prince Georg August Samuel of Nassau-Idstein. It served as the ducal residence for the independent Duchy of Nassau from 1816 until 1866.   
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-c7JkNrAaEw
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« Reply #108 on: January 08, 2019, 11:06:42 pm »

Middleham Castle is in Middleham in North Yorkshire, England. It was the home of King Richard III's wife Anne.   
Richard and Anne's son, Prince Edward, was born in the castle's southwest tower in 1473.
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« Reply #109 on: January 18, 2019, 09:28:10 pm »

Tsar Aleksey Mikhailovich Kolomenskoye in Moscow   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0d21Ga7aLY   
During the reign of Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich, Kolomenskoye became a royal residence. A wood palace was built in the 1660s.
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« Reply #110 on: January 19, 2019, 11:21:17 pm »

Bojnice Castle is in Bojnice, Slovak Republic. Its first owner was Matthew Csak. He received it in 1302 from King Laszlo (Ladislaus) V of Hungary. In the 15th century Bojnice Castle was owned by King Matthias Corvinus.   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfPEPCKh6O8
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« Reply #111 on: January 31, 2019, 10:11:06 pm »

Nymphenburg Palace is in Munich, Bavaria. It was the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria.     
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3m5Dg9N-m8
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« Reply #112 on: February 07, 2019, 10:06:17 pm »

Linderhof Palace was the only one of his residences that King Ludwig II of Bavaria lived to see completed.   
http://www.gettyimages.com/license/839177846
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« Reply #113 on: February 09, 2019, 01:52:51 am »

^ That is a very nice palace.
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« Reply #114 on: February 22, 2019, 09:49:58 pm »

Oscarshall Palace in Norway was commissioned by King Oscar I and Queen Josephine and was completed in 1852.   
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/367254544585185868
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« Reply #115 on: March 09, 2019, 11:07:36 pm »

Imperial bedroom of Alexander Palace at Tsarskoe Selo   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yigD0Ib8vhw
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« Reply #116 on: March 19, 2019, 10:09:36 pm »

The splendor inside of Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, Germany   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4jgOq2HtM0
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