National Geographic : 1933 Aug
BRIGHT CORNERS OF TIME-MELLOWED GERMANY Natural Color Photograph by Hans Hildenbrand RHEINSTEIN CASTLE SILENTLY GUARDS THE RHINE NEAR BINGEN Although its origin is lost in conflicting folklore tales, the lofty stronghold had historical mention as early as 1279. Within its vine-clad walls are exhibited suits of armor, weapons, trophies, and paintings. It is the property of Prince Henry of Prussia. L) iNational Geographic society Natural Color Photograph by Wilhelm Tobien MILTENBERG, ON THE MAIN, STANDS ALOOF FROM MODERNISTIC ARCHITECTURE With its fine old well in the market place and the aged timbered houses, set with window boxes, the town preserves its 16th-century atmosphere. It also proclaims "the oldest hotel in Germany," the Hotel of the Giant, in which Luther, Gustavus Adolphus, and other notables have stayed.