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The Ahrensburger Castle

18 Oct

Last weekend I visited my dear friend Rara during her semester break in Ahrensburg and we did a little, spontaneous excursion to the castle

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Although it´s a proportionally small castle, for me it was really huge.

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I really liked the stone lions in front of the entry.

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Sadly it was not allowed to take pictures of the single rooms inside but nevertheless it was an interesting visit. Actually I´m not such a big fan of manorial castles (except Hogwarts of course 😉 ). I prefer historical, so called, middle class housesor buildings in general, which have a much more personal touch because they´re smaller and just more homelike. But a visiting in a castle from time to time can also be diversified.
Many furnitures were pretty and rich of detail and I liked the fact that lots of rooms had lovely, handmade cockle stoves. I always wanted to have a cockle stove in my home!

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A very nice couple took a picture of Rara and me in front of the entry (I love Rara´s Sixties-Cape).

Maybe I´ll visit some more small castles around my hometown Hamburg in the future but I´m sure you´ll still see more pictures of parks, gardens, woods and water here.

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