Schloss Veitshöchheim, Wurzburg

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Marvel at refined Baroque facades and tour elegant period rooms at Schloss Veitshöchheim, a stately mansion on the right bank of the Main River. Completed in 1682, this summer palace of the prince-bishops of Wurzburg was enlarged in 1753 by the famous German military architect Balthasar Neumann. The elaborate interior with lacquered wooden floors will take you back to post-Napoleonic Europe. Take a stroll in the Rococo garden with many ponds and waterworks, and over 200 sandstone sculptures of deities, animals, and allegorical figures. Use our Wurzburg trip itinerary app to visit Schloss Veitshöchheim on your trip to Wurzburg, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The architecture of the building is great to see. The garden is huge and very lovely. You can enjoy a walk and a chat in the summer. Take a ride wirh a bike from würzburg, enjoy it and afterwards...  more »
  • The clerk taking admissions fees today around 2:30 pm was very rude to my friend and me. Further he did not explain that we could only tour with a guide and group. The next group would be at 3 pm and....  more »
  • The gardens are amazing as well as very large. One of the best features is the avenues through the trees.
  • Nice old historical building and place
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