Oberschleissheim is a place where the electors of Bavaria felt at home centuries ago. The palaces and an extensive park are next to our hotel and convey peace and quality of life to the visitor today.
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The hunting lodge and garden palace, Lustheim Palace, which the Elector Max Emanuel of Bavaria had built between 1684 and 1689, on the occasion of his marraige to the Austrian Emperor's daughter, Maria Antonia, is in the park of Schleissheim Palace.
Surrounded by a ring-shaped canal, it is on an artificial island which symbolises the island of love, Kythera. More...
New Schleissheim Palace
Max Emanuel, who fought first with the Austrians against the Turks and later with the French against the Austrians, endowed Munich with the splendour of baroque palaces, such as Schleissheim and Nymphenburg.
With his imperial dreams, he wanted to make a vast "royal residence" out of Schleissheim. However, debts and exile made his plans less ambitious. Nevertheless, the result can still be seen. Today, visitors are still enchanted by a certain charm. More...
Old Schleissheim Palace
Opposite the grand electoral palace is the ducal mansion, a building from the late renaissance period with handsome gable lucarnes and a stairway in the centre. The interior was decorated by Candid.
After serious destruction in the war, it was partially rebuilt and partially reconstructed in 1972. The original palace was built by Schön the Elder in 1616-23 for Maximilian I with extensive estate buildings. More...
You can find more detailed information on the palaces in Schleissheim and Bavaria at the Bavarian Palace Department: