Bayrischzell Travel Tip:
Berchtesgaden Royal Palace
Berchtesgaden Royal Palace
The former monastery of the Augustiner was home of the Prince’s provosts of Berchtesgaden. From 1810 to present, it serves as the residential castle for the Bavarian royal dynasty. The tour is on three floors: from the Romanesque cloister (about 1180), you enter the double-aisled Gothic hall (pre 1400) with a significant collection of sculptures from Southern German origin (about 1500) including two early works by Tilman Riemenschneider. Three hunting rooms are astounding with Baroque hunting rifles, coats of armor and swords; two Renaissance halls with original furniture and tapestries (16th century). Precious porcelain from the manufactories of Nymphenburg and Frankenthal are represented in the great dining hall. Amongst the hunting trophies hangs the heaviest Bavarian stag trophy (40.3 lbs.!). The Empire and Biedermeier rooms display valuable paintings of the 19th century’s
Munich school. The upper rose garden with Renaissance fountains allows for an unbelievable view of the mountains and the
Watzmann. The deer collection, which recently opened in the stables of the castle in 2005, displays the scholarly results of game research by Duke Albrecht of Bavaria.
Hours: May 15 - October 15, open daily except Saturdays from 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm. October 16 - May 14 open daily except Saturdays from 11am - 2pm.
Admission: Adults 7 €, Concessions 3 €.
Address: Schlossplatz 2, 83471 Berchtesgaden
Tags: Berchtesgaden, Palace, Museum
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