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palace.gif (91572 Byte) Hellbrunn Palace, built by Santino Solari under Prince Archbishop
Markus Sittikus from 1612 - 1615, with its spacious park, trick
fountains and the mechanical theater, is one of the most beautiful
examples of manneristic architecture north of the Alps and unique
throughout Europe. Hellbrunn Zoo with its outdoor habitats
integrated into the natural surroundings has gained international
Markus Sittikus had the natural stone quarry in Hellbrunn
transformed into a stage, creating the "Steintheater" - Stone
Theater, the oldest open-air stage in Europe.