Tuesday, 24 November 2009

169 DE - Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square (1981)

Brief 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."


"这座金壁辉煌的巴洛克式宫殿是德国最大和最漂 亮的宫殿之一,是由两位大主教卢塔·弗朗茨(Lothar Franz)和弗里德里希·卡尔·冯·肖恩伯(Friedrich Carl von Schönborn)出资修建的,周围有美丽的花园环绕。18世纪,巴尔塔扎·诺伊曼(Balthasar Neumann)领导的一个由建筑师、画家(包括提耶波罗)、雕刻家和泥水匠组成的国际团队修造并装饰了这一著名的宫殿。"

Source UNESCO WH website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/169

Courtesy of UteChris from postcrossing forum

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