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Old December 11th, 2013, 03:05 PM   #1381
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But they rebuild (it's still not finished) parts of the castle from scratch. The chapel wasn't destroyed in 1945 but 1737 for example:




The Great Courtyard didn't show sgraffiti and Renaissance gables before 1945 either:




Same angle today:



Wouldn't you call this a reconstruction?

These are not the same angles. The part with spaghetti pattern is the side with the Tower.
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Old December 12th, 2013, 12:21 AM   #1382
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Russians hope to rebuild the King of Prussia's Castle in Kaliningrad East Prussia?

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Old December 17th, 2013, 11:51 PM   #1383
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 01:18 AM   #1384
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Clothes of local Prussia Lithuanians (lietuvininkai)












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Old December 25th, 2013, 01:54 AM   #1385
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Merry Christmas to all!
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Old December 30th, 2013, 06:30 AM   #1386
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I would like to thank everyone for posting these great pictures of buildings in former East Prussia. A special thanks to Depeched. I also enjoy the historical discussions, for the most part.
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Old December 31st, 2013, 11:37 PM   #1387
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Happy New Year to all! Long Live Former East Prussia topic
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Old January 2nd, 2014, 11:40 PM   #1388
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Old Prussians boat. reconstruction


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Old January 7th, 2014, 12:47 AM   #1389
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Castle Groß Wohnsdorf. Kaliningrad area





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Old January 8th, 2014, 06:30 PM   #1390
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Kaliningrad/Konigsberg in 1993


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Old January 21st, 2014, 11:35 PM   #1391
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Popelken. Kaliningrad area this winter

Papelkiai, it means in Lithuanian that this place/village is near swamp


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Old January 21st, 2014, 11:59 PM   #1392
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Former Protestant Church in Rydzewo/Rydzewen, Masuria (built between 1579 and 1591)








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Old January 27th, 2014, 03:47 PM   #1393
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Hi All!

Some interesting pictures from pre-war era from the Königsberg Cathedral. (source: http://sudilovski.livejournal.com/)
Front (west side) of the cathedral



Interior of the Königsberg Chatedral
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Old January 27th, 2014, 05:17 PM   #1394
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Absolutely beautiful Btw, Bogusław Radziwiłł and Anna Maria Radziwiłł epitaphs have been recently restored by Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, about 2 million euros project was financed by Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland.

Tombs of Polish and Prussian/German nobility in Königsberg/Kaliningrad Cathedral




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Old January 27th, 2014, 05:54 PM   #1395
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For example, on epitaph which didn't survive of Stanislovas Rapalionis (1485 (Eišiškės, Lithuania) - 1545 (Konigsberg, Prussia) , who was first Konigsberg University Professor of Theology, was buried in Königsberg Cathedral near dukes crypt, was written:


"Here lies a great man, Lithuanian nation's honor"
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Old January 27th, 2014, 06:53 PM   #1396
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Kleinangerapp/Rapa (Poland)
This pyramid is the sepulchre of the von Fahrenheid family, built around 1800 by Bertel Thorvaldsen for Heinrich von Fahrenheids daughter, wo died with only 3 years. Today it's a listed building.





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Old January 27th, 2014, 08:36 PM   #1397
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Hmm, it should be protected way better...
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Old January 29th, 2014, 10:02 AM   #1398
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The construction of the "Königin Luise Brücke" bridge in Tilsit in 1905-1908.

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Old January 31st, 2014, 12:36 PM   #1399
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Warmian Bishop's castle in Jeziorany/Seeburg, Warmia






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Old January 31st, 2014, 04:07 PM   #1400
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Koenigsberg, vocational school

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Kaliningrad, house of officers

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