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Address: Residenzplatz 2, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 931 355170
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This palace served as the home for Würzburg's powerful prince-bishops...

This palace served as the home for Würzburg's powerful prince-bishops during the Enlightenment and is known for its extravagant artistic design and Baroque architecture.

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Worth crossing the Atlantic to see

I had seen the ceiling frescoes of this palace in Kenneth Clark's "Civisation" films and assumed that the view he offered was better than being in person because the film crew... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had seen the ceiling frescoes of this palace in Kenneth Clark's "Civisation" films and assumed that the view he offered was better than being in person because the film crew could mount elaborate lighting, etc. But in fact once in Germany I thought I would visit anyway. I was gobsmacked by the frescoes--they are worth crossing the Atlantic to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really impressive building. As soon as I walked in I was struck by the ceilings and went to take a photo with my phone. I was told that this was forbidden so I apologized profusely (in German) and put it straight back in my pocket. We were then followed by the security guard who then approached us saying "you were... More 

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Mezokovesd, Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The palace was really nice with a lot of original parts, and there is english guide a few times a day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I joined the free English 45 minute walking tour of the building. It was very informative and we had private access to the usually closed glass room. The paining on the roof at the front entrance was very impressive. The rooms were finely decorated and looked very extravagant. There is also a very nice palace garden at the back of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Residence has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981, Interiors considered masterworks of Baroque/Rococo or Neoclassical architecture. Inside is very beautiful especially Largest ceiling fresco in the world. Don't miss it. And out side is a beautiful garden for walk around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located very close to Altstadt this one is a huge building complex. It is built in Baroque design sorrounded by gardens. Worth seeing.

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Mannheim, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It Looks nice from outside, inside few nice renovated rooms, that is all. Ticket 7,50 per peron. Nice garden

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try to get internal access in order to appreciate the enormity of this building. The architecture is intriguing in some of the main halls.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Many castles and places are not as grand as the exterior. In this case the interior is better than the exterior. Put this on your must see list for Wurzburg!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

A beautiful historical home, in the heart of Wurzburg. This is called a Residenz but seemed more like a Palace.

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