This glorious Baroque palace – one of the biggest and most gorgeous in Germany and bounded by magnificent gardens – was created under the benefaction of the prince-bishops Lothar Franz and Friedrich Carl von Schönborn. It was constructed and festooned in the 18th century by an international team of architects, sculptors and stucco-workers, led by Balthasar Neumann. The archbishop Johann von Schonborn suffered from an inquisitive, voracious need to rigid grand constructions, and it was down to his stubbornness that this wonderful Baroque dwelling was completed. The most illustrious architects from Austria, France and Germany contributed their ideas to finish envisage of a striking U-shaped palace with as many as 300 rooms. Teeming with lavishness inside and bounded by chic garden stretches, the residence has been located amongst the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.