Thurn und Taxis Palace

The princes of Thurn and Taxis held a monopoly on postal services in Germany until 1812. Once this ended, they received among other compensations the old abbey buildings of St Emmeran. They transformed the buildings into a palace and made it their home, which they called the Schloss Thurn und Taxis. As well as the function rooms, admire the imposing Romanesque-Gothic cloisters, and the lovely collection of carriages, carrying chairs and harnesses in the Stable Museum.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Emmeramsplatz

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm, weekends and Bank Hols 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm; rest of year: 11am-5pm, weekends and Bank Hols 10am-5pm - closed 24-25 Dec

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