The Villa Hügel in Essen – Munich

If you want to explain Villa Hügel to a Munich resident, maybe it’s like this: it’s the bourgeois counterpart of Neuschwanstein Castle. The industrial king of the Ruhr, Alfred Krupp, had it built between 1870 and 1873 as a residential and representative building. Rooms: 269, location: above Lake Baldeney, surrounded by a park to which … Read more