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Landshut Residenz

Landshut Residenz
Landshut Residenz

In 1536 Duke Ludwig X commenced the town palace today known as the German Building. During an Italian journey, which also took him to Mantua, he was inspired by the splendour of the Palazzo del Té built by Giulio Romano, and commissioned Italian architects for his Landshut project. The result was the Italian Building, the first Renaissance palace on German soil. The paintings on the coffered vault illustrating humanist ideas are primarily the work of Hans Bocksberger the Elder. The neoclassical Birkenfeld Rooms are unique with their rare French tapestries dating from 1803.

Visiting is only possible with a guided tour (ca. 45 minutes). On Tuesdays, Thursdays und Sundays at 2 pm there are more comprehensive guided tours which include the ground-floor rooms. Free tour every third Saturday in the month (without a guide).

Hours: April-September: 9 am-6 pm, October-March: 10 am-4 pm. Closed Mondays.

Admission: Adults 3 €, Concessions 2 €.

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Address: Altstadt 79, 84028 Landshut
Tags: Landshut, Residence, Palace

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