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Landshut Residence, Landshut

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The Landshut Residence is a palace in Landshut, Lower Bavaria.HistoryIn 1536 Louis X, Duke of Bavaria laid the foundation stone for a new residence in the inner city of Landshut. It was begun in German Renaissance style under the architect Bernhard Zwitzel from Augsburg; this palace is today known as the "German building" (in German: Deutscher Bau). During a journey to Italy the duke got the inspiration for an additional palace.Behind the German building, close to the river Isar, the so-called "Italian building" (in German: Italienischer Bau) was constructed from 1537 to 1543 in Italian Renaissance style with a spacious courtyard and the palace chapel. It was modeled in particular after the Palazzo Te in Mantua, and was the first Italian style palace erected north of the Alps. Both buildings were connected by two wings. The paintings in the rooms were created by the Germans Hermanus Posthumus, Hans Bocksberger the Elder and Ludwig Refinger, while the stucco was done by Italian artists.When Count William of Birkenfeld-Gellnhausen, who became later the first Duke in Bavaria, resided in the palace from 1780 onwards the facade of the German building was altered in French Neo-classical style and the so-called "Birkenfeld Rooms" were constructed. These rooms were decorated again with early wallpaper, when Crown Prince Ludwig lived here in the early 19th century, in the course of his studies in Landshut. These rooms are today a part of the Residence Museum, together with the halls of the Italian building.
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  • The Landshut residence is the earliest Renaissance palace on German soil. It is one of the princely representation in the city of Landshut. 1503, the ancestral Landshut ruling house in the male line was extinct with Duke George the rich and deprived of the city by the consequences of the war of the succession of the glory of their residence. The younger son of the Munich-based Duke Albrecht, Duke Ludwig X., but now forced by his brother Duke Wilhelm IV. right of co-rule. He claimed that he was born before the adoption of the Primogenirurgesetzes by 1506, which stipulated the indivisibility of the Duchy and the sole Government right of the eldest son. Therefore it could not apply to him. So Ludwig x. settled in 1516 in Landshut and managed the Bavarian lowland from here until his death in 1545. The facing to the courtyard façade of the German construction has on the ground floor the original Windows; the upper floors are classically refurbished. The three richly articulated courtyard sides of Italian manufacture, however, are purely with their open arcades of the construction time.
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  • surrounds when you enter this building. Gentlemen have let yourself go like it was well
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  • A beautiful house with a nice '' Italian '' room to inspect. Out in the courtyard, there are arcades that makes it the '' Italian ''. Why not combine a visit here with the Castle if you have time, then buy a combination ticket which gives an economic saving. An attraction that can be recommended.
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  • The Café should be done once cheap, you should get even a drink 20 minutes before closing.
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  • The Italian party (so named since the time precisely because Renaissance Italian) is definitely the best decorated and frescoed rooms with beautiful taste. Almost even the ceilings of the German side. Decidedly unattractive pseudo-modern art museums that have put in some salt.
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  • Historical city residence in the old town.
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