Fulda Residence

Fulda, Germany

Stadtschloss, the baroque palace, was built between 1706-1714 by Johann Dietzenhofer as the Residence of the prince-abbots (and later of the prince-bishops). It is the centrepiece for all the baroque buildings in Fulda. The Historical Rooms in the Residence give you a good impression of how life was in the Age of Absolutism. Apart from the Banquet Hall withits adjoining rooms and the Princely Apartments which date back to the first half of the 18th century, you can also visit some rooms in the classicistic style of the 19th century.

In the Residence you can see the famous collection of Fulda and Thuringian porcelain, as well as a small cabinet dedicatedto Ferdinand Braun (1850-1918), a Fulda-born scientist who invented the cathode ray tube and was awarded the Nobel Prizefor Physics in 1909.

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Schloßstraße 1, Fulda, Germany
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Details

Founded: 1706-1714
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

More Information

www.tourismus-fulda.de

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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U. “Rabazek” F. E. (12 months ago)
A wonderful place! Well here for a wedding and the site is amazing! It is a 100% recommended place
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Hein Mück (5 years ago)
Sehr moderne vorbildhafte Verwaltung. Sehr nette und hilfsbereite Mitarbeiter. Klasse.
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