July 05, 2010

Fruchtkasten

 
So heißt dieses Gebäude am Schillerplatz, gleich neben der Stiftskirche. Ursprünglich war es eine herrschaftliche Kelter. Die wunderbare Renaissancefassade erhielt das Gebäude im Jahre 1596 durch Heinrich Schickhardt. Heute beherbergt es das Musikintrumentenmuseum.
Fruit Box. It's the name of this remarkable building on the Schillerplatz, beside the Stiftskirche. Former manorial wine press it was decorated in 1596 by Heinrich Schickhardt with a Renaissance facade. Today it shelters a museum for musical instruments.

SDP is on auto pilot in the moment.

8 comments:

Bruce Caspersonn said...

1596!!! Wow! That's before I was born...

Bill said...

A beautiful building.

Leif Hagen said...

GruB Gott, Steffen! That's a wonderful building with some fantastic architectural details!

Hilda said...

I like the architecture and the history is fascinating.

Wine and music go well together. :)

Hilda said...

Oh, and I hope you enjoy your vacation!

Halcyon said...

I love this building. So cute!

BlossomFlowerGirl said...

1596 Wow. It still looks good. Glad I don't have to clean those windows.
Cheers,
Melbourne Daily Photo

Rebecca said...

And a lovely facade it is.