The Rector´s Palace, old town Dubrovnick, Croatia. The Rectors Palace, was the administrative center of the Dubrovnik Republic. Its style is basically Gothic, with Renaissance and Baroque reconstructions.
Nymphenburg Palace, Germany - Under Elector Maximilian III Joseph (reigned the Great Hall at Nymphenburg Palace acquired the opulent decoration that can be admired today. Here Johann Baptist Zimmermann, together with François Cuvilliés the Elder
Gold must have been plentiful in those days. It was used in castles abundantly.
The Great Hall, Catherine Palace, near Saint Petersburg, Russia. Note the magnificent floors inlaid with precious woods. When you enter, you are given paper slippers at the door, so the floors will not be damaged. #St.Petersburgrussia