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2008 - Munich
-- Bus Tour
-- Oberammergau
-- Salzburg
-- Schloss Schleissheim

Why this web site.

You need to know this.

Schloss Schleissheim & The Schleissheim Air Field (Flugwerft)

What a spectacular place and its rife with history.
The Palaces (Schloss) were constructed between 1400 and 1700. The air field was constructed as the first military air field in Germany at the beginning of WW1. It later became an air base for the Luftwaffe during WW II and was bombed by the British in 1942 and the Americans in 1945. It was occupied by the US between 1945 and 1964. If was then abandoned and eventually restored and became used by several glider clubs and then also by the Dutches Museum.

The grounds and fountain (can barely see the fountain against the palace).

Just one of many ornate rooms!
Check out this curved marble banister. How long did it take to chisel that out?!