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A Grand Staircase: Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square
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Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

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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
Duration: 00:02:52
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:1981

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