Experience the variety of stylistic era's
Castle Berchtesgaden. after
1810 summer-residence of the Wittelsbacher family, has been a center of a small
divine state. The around 1102/1105 build Augustiner Men's Choir
The guidance trough the Royal Castle Berchtesgaden equals an expedition
trough the history of art. From the romanic (crossfloor) over gothic, barock and
rokoko until biedermeier. Over 800 years the Royal Castle has been extended
while in most cases the old buildings were kept alive. This way it's possible to
compare the different stylistic era's with each other.
At the same time they're building a authentic backdrop around the history of
the Berchtesgadener Country and the Bavarian Crown. Crown prince Rupprecht
established a few of the rooms with the "Wittelsbacher" art. The exhibitions
contain plastics for example from "Tilman Riemenschneider", circuit "Veit Stoß"
etc. In addition hunting-weapons and trophy's and also the strongest bavarian
deer with 18.3 kilos antler-weight as well as rare furniture, porcelain and
paintings from famous artists epescially the munich school can be found. The
tour ends at "Rosenheim" with view on the Watzmann-massive.
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