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The Leopoldinentempel

The Leopoldinentempel

The Leopoldin Temple stands in the eastern part of the park at Esterházy Palace (Eisenstadt) in Eisenstadt.
Leopoldine temple in winter
It was built in the years 1818 to 1819 at a pond above a grotto and cascade system made of boulders. The round temple has a flat dome and is surrounded by 19 columns with palmette capitals. The interior has a painted coffered ceiling above a console cornice. Here is a copy of the statue "Principessa Leopoldina Esterházy" by the sculptor Antonio Canova on a pedestal. (Wikipedia).

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Photo taken @ E on 12 January 2020 (© a7m2 / Flickr)

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