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Würzburg Residence
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Würzburg Residence

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Germany
Description:
This magnificent Baroque palace – one of the largest and most beautiful in Germany and surrounded by wonderful gardens – was created under the patronage of the prince-bishops Lothar Franz and Friedrich Carl von Schönborn. It was built and decorated in the 18th century by an international team of architects, painters (including Tiepolo), sculptors and stucco-workers, led by Balthasar Neumann.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Würzburg Residence", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.