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Electoral Palace, Mainz

Electoral Palace, Mainz
Electoral Palace, Mainz

The Electoral Palace in Mainz (German: Kurfürstliches Schloss zu Mainz) is the former city Residenz of the Archbishop of Mainz, who was also Prince-Elector of his electoral state within the Holy Roman Empire. It is one of the important Renaissance buildings in Germany.

Stylistically the Electoral Palace is one of the last examples of German Renaissance architecture. The northern wing, built later, conforms to this style. The exterior, with turrets at every corner, is richly decorated, particularly around the windows. The roofs have been restored with exactness. The most spectacular interiors included the Grand Staircase by the leading Baroque architect Balthasar Neumann, which was removed during the French occupation.

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"Are there any references to Lothar Franz v. Schönborn in the Electoral Palace?" (posted 05/07/2016)

Unfortunately, we can not help you with your question. We would also ask the Internet. With best regards from Wisbaden Erik Thomas
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