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Würzburg Residence, Wurzburg

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See the world's largest ceiling fresco at Würzburg Residence, the majestic residence of the prince-bishops of Würzburg. Constructed in the early 18th century, the palace combines aspects of French chateau and Viennese Baroque architecture. The fresco is above the palace's grand royal staircase. You can wander through the Imperial Hall with its stucco sculptures, colorful murals, and gold ornamentation. Although you must pay to enter the palace, you can roam the tranquil residence gardens free of charge. This site is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. To visit Würzburg Residence on your trip to Wurzburg, use our Wurzburg family vacation planner.
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  • absolutely beautiful restored baroque masterpiece. Beautiful art and architecture. Your eyes can't take it all in. We particularly liked the ceiling fresco of the four continents with the tromp d'oell...  more »
  • This building fully deserves its status of Unesco World Heritage monument. Taking a guided tour, which is included in the entrance fee, is worthwhile. Those in German are frequent, those in English on...  more »
  • The gardens are very beautiful, you must visit them, preferably in the sommer. Looks like a mini Verssailes.  more »
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  • Just spent the day touring this place with my mom who lives in Schwabisch Hall and I in Alabama. Took the 7.50 Euro English tour and well worth it. Guide was very informative and did no spend a lot of time in each room therefore you were not bombarded with so much info. I would highly recommend it if you are anywhere driving distance to it. Beautiful!
  • Really impressive palace. The guides are great and are a must when you go there. Add a lot of interesting facts without making it a boring history class full of dates - however if you ask they have it all at hand :)
  • One of the best unexpected experiences from our trip to Germany! My husband and I live in North Carolina where we have paid close to $75 for a tour of The Biltmore Estate in Asheville. Now we feel silly, because for 7.5 euro, we were treated to a very knowledgeable and witty tour of a Palace at least 3 times as large and opulent! Highly recommend!!!
  • Beatifull park and monument to architecture. Entry is free to the park. Lots of weddings choose this place as shooting place.
  • Beautiful place which has built itself from the ruins if WWII. They are a little touchy on that but you can see many references to the ruins just after the WWII. Loved the place though. It has a lot of artistic stuff to look at.