Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The Würzburg Residence

So far, this is one of the most beautiful palaces I visited in Germany. The Residence in Wüzburg is truly a work of art. I have been there for a lot of times but it was only during my recent visit last  July 2, 2012 when I had the chance to go inside the palace. Sad to say, taking photographs  is not allowed inside the building.

Interiors include the grand staircase, the chapel, and the grand salon. The building was dubbed the "nicest parsonage in Europe" by Napoleon. It was heavily damaged during World War II, and restoration has been in progress since 1945.

I was actually touring  relatives of  friends who came to visit Europe for some days.  One of the cities I showed them was Würzburg. It was so far a  wonderful time I had with them.

Here are some of  the snaphots I took during our recent visit last week.

Garden façade of the Residenz. This looks more beautiful when all the roses in the  garden are blooming.

Court  of the Residenz in Würzburg, Germany.

The front  of the Residenz and the Cour d'Honneur


Guillaume Speurt said...

Hi, I heard some year ago about that phrase of Napoleon about a "nicest personnage" but I didn't know for which building he said that :)

I had a buzy week lately, but I have visited also a Palace, Versailles!

Here are some photos of it :p

Keep on writing.

Redruby said...

HI Guillaume..this is exactly this what i had posted in this article...thanks for visiting..


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