Seehof Palace was built from 1686 as a summer residence for the Bamberg Prince-Bishops from plans by Antonio Petrini. After secularization it fell into disrepair under private ownership, and by the end of the 20th century extensive renovation work was necessary.

Most of the palace is today used by the Bavarian State Conservation Office.

The nine state rooms of the restored Prince-Bishops' apartment, including the 'White Hall' with its magnificent ceiling painting by Guiseppe Appiani, are open to the public.

Among the features reflecting the splendour of the former Rococo garden are the restored cascade with its waterworks and some of the original sandstone sculptures by Ferdinand Tietz.

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Ponmalar Shanmugam (6 months ago)
The park is beautiful!
sony pius (9 months ago)
Best place for spending time
SACHIT VARMA (13 months ago)
Gorgeous palace with vast premises of beautifully maintained gardens, tree clusters and fountains... The walkways within the estate are long and good for a serene stroll... There's a museum inside the palace as well but this place is much more popular for its palace building architecture and the gardens. There's a big parking lot outside and it costs €2 per car. There are many photo points within the estate because of the beautiful and ornate trees. Indeed a must visit place when in or around Bamberg! Highly recommended.
SACHIT VARMA (13 months ago)
Gorgeous palace with vast premises of beautifully maintained gardens, tree clusters and fountains... The walkways within the estate are long and good for a serene stroll... There's a museum inside the palace as well but this place is much more popular for its palace building architecture and the gardens. There's a big parking lot outside and it costs €2 per car. There are many photo points within the estate because of the beautiful and ornate trees. Indeed a must visit place when in or around Bamberg! Highly recommended.
Astrid Renteria (15 months ago)
Nice to see. Easy to get there
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