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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. To visit Munich Residenz and get the most from your holiday in Munich, create itinerary details personal to you using our Munich itinerary builder.
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  • Beautiful course, but pretty boring after half hour walks through the halls all becomes similar, but if you're a lover of art and history it will be interesting to walk with an audioguide.
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  • well worth a visit. 90 rooms all furnished in various styles and for lovers of antique furniture there are some precious gems to behold, thus for clocks, ornaments, statues and sculptures. The Royal House Munich lover of good taste of the time he has left a high cultural and historical value.
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  • This is the King's main residence when Bavaria was its own Kingdom. It's gorgeous inside with amazing gold-work, designs created with seashells and beautiful paintings. It's definitely worth seeing. I...  read more »
  • The Munich Residence Castle has five architectural styles. Perhaps the main attractions being the Antiquarium a sixty-six meter long Renaissance Hall aligned with Roman busts, and cryptic ceiling painting, baroque paintings and original furnishings. It is comprised of various collections from paintings, tapestries, Asian and European porcelain, miniatures of bronze, porcelain, and paintings. The castle also presents furniture of seven different historical periods from Gothic to Biedermaier( Regent Style) In addition there is a ten room treasury and a baroque theater.
  • Really enjoyed the Munich Residence. Very well maintained. The jewels vault is especially worthwhile. The shell wall is also very impressive. Well worth a visit
  • Very nice place to visit, one of my favorite. museum. But audioguide very detailed, we ended up passing some room and just reading the general information. Worth the visit
  • Excellent collection of hand-made luxurious jewlery. Free audio guide with ticket. Suggest to visit the treasury section first. Free toilet outside the museum without ticket
  • Great value for money and the palace itself has been magnificently restored. Well worth a visit if you're in Munich for a few days and want to experience some Munich culture / history.
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