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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Karl S (10 months ago)
Great park area with this beautiful castle in the middle of it. The parking is really cheap and nearby.
Daniela Tudosescu (11 months ago)
Nice park. The building is under renovation, so we 've seen only a part of it
Sandra Wilson (11 months ago)
The castle was under construction and difficult to access. The tour was nice and the guide very friendly and professional. For the size of the castle you would expect a longer tour, but with the construction lots of rooms were off limits for the public.
Ponmalar Shanmugam (14 months ago)
The park is beautiful!
sony pius (17 months ago)
Best place for spending time
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