Many residences have been preserved also in the main town of the province, Bolzano - in the old town as well as on the outskirts
Image gallery: Residences in Bolzano
Some of these venerable residences were placed under monument protection decades ago, and serve as public offices today. One of them is the Palais Rottenbuch in the quarter of Gries, which accomodates the South Tyrolean department of monument preservation. The Gerstburg Residence, however, serves as seat for the South Tyrolean Administrative Court of Bolzano.
Moreover, there are other residences, including the Schrofenstein Residence in the Via Vintler road, and - in the quarter of Gries - the Berndorf Residence and the manor house of Rundenstein. An eye catching building rises in the Via Beato Arrigo road: It is called Compil (also Compill or Klebelsberg) and is recognisable due to its tower and the neo-Gothic and English construction style.
Also on the outskirts - usually surrounded by vineyards or a stunning garden - there are some beautiful manors, such as the Oberpayrsberg Residence in the Via Sant'Osvaldo road, originally an Augsburg estate, the Stillendorf Palace in the Via dei Vanga road, or the yellow Lindenburg Castle in the Via Roncolo road, which was mentioned for the first time in 1237 as "ad Campille apud Linte".