The Episcopal Palace of Astorga, Spain is a building by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. It was built between 1889 and 1913. Designed in the Catalan Modernisme style, it is one of only three buildings by Gaudi outside Catalonia. Although Gaudi began oversight of its building, others completed it. A wide angle view of Gaudí by SBA73
Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig ll of Bavaria as a retreat as an homage to Richard Wagner. Building began in 1869. The palace was intended as a personal refuge but was opened to the paying public immediately after his death in 1886.