Walked to the residence as part of a walking tour; the staircase was an amazing example of baroque decoration. Did not enter the residence museum.
a cultural history of the princes of the church in former times, with well attributed displays and possessions set out in a accessible form with enough back-ground history to catch the imagination. A splendid building will intrigue those interested in architecture with many examples of woodworking and plaster work skills. Enhanced during our visit by a special exhibition on gardens... More
The old residence is located in the old town of Passau towards the Cathedral. Today's architectural heritage comes essentially from the 15th century. up to 17. Century, oldest preserved part is Romanesque door-jambs of 1180. Destroyed by fire and rebuilt in Baroque arround 1700. Documents mention for the first in 1188 as owner the Bishop of Palatine. The expansions in... More
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