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.Using our world travel planner, Landshut attractions like Landshut Residenz can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Nice building in old roman style. Somewhere here walk ghosts of roman legionnaires :-).Inside walls are decorated with paintings. more »
The Residenz itself can only be visited by a tour. Our guide was very good. In the Residenz there was more to see than in the Castle. In a other patt of the Residenz there is a keramik museum and an h... more »
umgibt Sie, wenn Sie dieses Gebäude betreten. Die Herrschaften haben es sich damals gut gehen lassen more »surrounds when you enter this building. Gentlemen have let yourself go like it was well
Jan FredThe Café should be done once cheap, you should get even a drink 20 minutes before closing.
Ilario BonomiThe 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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