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A Grand Staircase: Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square. ©NHK/UNESCO TV 1981
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A Grand Staircase: Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square

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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.

Place/country: Germany,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 1981

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