Munich Residenz, Munich

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Discover how Bavarian royalty lived and governed at Munich Residenz, the largest city palace in Germany. You'll be drawn in by its opulent architecture, elaborate room decorations, and displays from the former royal collections. The complex includes ten courtyards and 130 rooms. Built in 1385, the palace was originally a small, moated castle. The kings of Bavaria gradually expanded it to use as a private residence and an official seat of government. The renowned court theater here opened for public performances in 1795. The complex also houses the primary concert hall for Bavaria's famous symphony orchestra. Though you can't get a guided tour, you can pick free audio guides at the palace museum. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Munich fast, fun, and easy.
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  • Not to be missed, there is a lot to see, in all there were more than four hours. Wonderful rooms as well as the honey. The price is more than affordable in relation to what it offers. In addition the audio guides are free. The staff at the ticket office and at the entrance is really very pleasant and helpful
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  • It is unassuming on the outside. Inside, it is opulent, lavish and rich. It is well worth visiting. Arrive early in the day because it tends to close early. The rooms are palatial and magnificent. The...  more »
  • It is impressive the number of apartments can be visited and the richness of the environments and furnishings of this Royal Palace. The complete tour takes several hours. You may not know the history of Monaco without visiting this monumental complex. Suggest you visit before the Royal apartments, then the treasure rooms and finally the Royal theatre. Beautiful also the grounds (access through Odeonplatz).
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  • This place is huge. Take your walking shoes. If you do the audio tour, be forewarned that it drones on and on and on. Interesting place though. Pretty sure everything is gilded. Lots of construction going on right now, so some exhibits may not be available. Very much worth a visit. Particularly enjoyed the crown jewels museam.
  • If you have at least 4h - go and enjoy this amazing place. Unfortunately more than half of it was lost during WW2 but whatever is left and restored completely worth visit.
  • It is a wonderful place to visit. The Residenz is huge so one should wear comfortable shoes and requires plenty of time to see all the exotic rooms.
  • The residence is very interesting and beautiful. It is also very well-maintained. Definitely worth a visit!
  • Very well done but audio will put you to sleep. Skip it and take your time going thru this well done museum
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