Passau was a stop on our cruise down the Danube. This palace is a must visit. it is across the Danube from Passau, high above the city. There is a decent museum and places to look over Passau. A shuttle will take one up and back for a low cost, and there is a set of steps of the side... 更多
We learned that the "Old" Residence (Alte Bischofliche Residenz) sits high atop the hill with the Vista Oberhaus Fortress. It is, indeed, very old. However, it is the "New" Residence (circa early 1700's) that is located in the town near the Cathedral. Note also that the "New" Residence is in close proximity to the Cathedral. The library is upstairs, there... 更多
The Library on second floor has some great art, definitely should be on your walking tour of Passau. The square is also nice and gives you a nice view of the rear of St Stephan's.
This pastel colored plaster building has lots of ornate plaster work, as well as statues lining the roof line. Called the new bishops house even though it was built in the 1700s because it replaced the old bishops house. Did not go in as the day we were there was Easter Monday, a holiday. In front is a fountain with... 更多