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Encyclopedia > Park von Muskau

The Park von Muskau, officially Fürst-Pückler-Park, in Poland: Park Mużakowski, is the biggest and certainly most famous English-style park of Germany and Poland. It covers roughly 5.45 km² of land on both sides of the Lusatian Neisse river, which constitutes the Polish-German border, the centre being the German town Bad Muskau. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (3072x2048, 959 KB) Fürst-Pückler-Park (Park Mużakowski) Author: Adam Kumiszcza File links The following pages link to this file: User:Akumiszcza Park von Muskau ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (3072x2048, 959 KB) Fürst-Pückler-Park (Park Mużakowski) Author: Adam Kumiszcza File links The following pages link to this file: User:Akumiszcza Park von Muskau ... The Lusatian Neisse (German Lausitzer Neiße, Polish Nysa Łużycka, Czech Lužická Nisa) is a river in the Czech Republic (54 km) and on Polish-German border (198 km), in total 252 km long. ... Bad Muskau (Sorbian: Mužakow), formerly Muskau, is a small county town in Upper Lusatia, Germany, being the site of the famous Park von Muskau. ...


History

The founder of the park was Prince Hermann von Pückler-Muskau (1785-1871) of Bad Muskau, the owner of these lands. After extensive studies in England, in 1815 he ordered and outlined the construction of a landscape park. The works went on until 1845 and were supervised (and later continued) by a well-known landscape gardener, Eduard Petzold. Prince Hermann Ludwig Heinrich von Pückler-Muskau Fürst Hermann Ludwig Heinrich von Pückler-Muskau (en: Prince Hermann Ludwig Heinrich von Pückler-Muskau) (30 October 1785 - 4 February 1871) was a German nobleman, who was an excellent artist in landscape gardening and wrote widely appreciated books, mostly... Bad Muskau (Sorbian: Mužakow), formerly Muskau, is a small county town in Upper Lusatia, Germany, being the site of the famous Park von Muskau. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Carl Eduard Adolph Petzold (born 14 January 1815 in Königswalde [now Poland], died August 1891) was a famous German landscape gardener. ...


Apart from the park itself, the area is also notable for the Muskau Castles (Old Castle and New Castle), an orangery and several classicist buildings. Since 1945 the park is divided by a state border between Poland and Germany, with two thirds of it on the Polish side. On July 2, 2004, it was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Orangerieschloss built by Frederick William IV of Prussia in Potsdam in the mid-19th century, in imitation of the Italian Renaissance style Citrus trees grown in tubs and wintered under cover were a feature of Renaissance gardens, once glass-making technology enabled sufficient expanses of clear glass to be... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... UNESCO logo The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, commonly known as UNESCO, is a specialized agency of the United Nations system established in 1945. ... World Heritage Site #86: Memphis and its Necropolis, including the Pyramids of Giza (Egypt). ...


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ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x3072, 966 KB) Fürst-Pückler-Park (Park Mużakowski) Author: Adam Kumiszcza File links The following pages link to this file: User:Akumiszcza Park von Muskau ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x3072, 1001 KB) Fürst-Pückler-Park (Park Mużakowski) Author: Adam Kumiszcza File links The following pages link to this file: User:Akumiszcza Park von Muskau ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (3072x2048, 693 KB) Fürst-Pückler-Park (Park Mużakowski) Author: Adam Kumiszcza File links The following pages link to this file: Hermann von Pückler-Muskau User:Akumiszcza Park von Muskau ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x3072, 929 KB) Fürst-Pückler-Park (Park Mużakowski) Author: Adam Kumiszcza File links The following pages link to this file: User:Akumiszcza Park von Muskau ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x3072, 915 KB) Fürst-Pückler-Park (Park Mużakowski) Author: Adam Kumiszcza File links The following pages link to this file: User:Akumiszcza Park von Muskau ...

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Park von Muskau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (200 words)
The founder of the park was Prince Hermann von Pückler-Muskau (1785-1871) of Bad Muskau, the owner of these lands.
Apart from the park itself, the area is also notable for the Muskau Castles (Old Castle and New Castle), an orangery and several classicist buildings.
Since 1945 the park is divided by a state border between Poland and Germany, with two thirds of it on the Polish side.
Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (690 words)
In some countries, especially the United Kingdom, the concept of the country park was popular in the 1970s, and many such parks were established with government support during that time.
Country parks are often located near to urban populations, and provide recreational facilities typical of the countryside rather than the town.
A car park is an area of land or a building in which cars are parked.
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