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Altes Residenztheater (Cuvilliestheater)

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Address: Residenzstrasse 1 | Innenstadt, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 49-89-21851940

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This place is small - it's just one glass covered court yard and a small theatre, but it's just so amazingly beautiful. I spent an hour here waiting to get it myself for that one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This place is small - it's just one glass covered court yard and a small theatre, but it's just so amazingly beautiful. I spent an hour here waiting to get it myself for that one perfect picture, and it was totally worth it. Also visit The Residence Museum in the same complex.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It is part of the Residenz Palace, a beautiful theater built in the rococo style. Very extravagant decor of gold and red. Worth the combination ticket!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Most of the reviews here are related to the sight-seeing version of this place. My review is about how my experience was during a classical concert. I have been to Cuvilliés theater in Residenz, München for a Festkonzert for New year comprising classical pieces from Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, and Vivaldi. This was my first visit to a live classical concert... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It will not take you very long to explore this theatre (unless you manage to co-incide with the Sunday tours), but it is magnificent. There is a small guide sheet in English available for free. (You may have to ask for it - the man taking our money did not offer it, but his colleague got it for us).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It is worth visiting on a combination ticket with the Residenz and Treasury or maybe go to a concert there. It does not take long to look round because you can only visit the ground floor.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Spent 30 minutes wandering through the theater after our visit to the Residences. We found it a little hard to find (i do think we took the wrong way), Quite plain from the outside, but what a magnificent scene once you walk through the doors, We didnt have a chance to view any performances here, but could only imagine sitting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This theatre is one of the jewels of Munich, a baroque masterpiece, part of the Residenz complex, which is quite delightful and very easy on the eyes. The acoustics are excellent, and we very much enjoyed the music, by Ravel, Shostakovich, and Beethoven, that was played by a string quartet last night. I hope some day to witness a performance... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Completing the troika of offerings at the Munich Residenz complex, the Cuvillies Theater is located a bit off the beaten path from the entryway to the palace and treasury. It requires an extra 5 minutes or so after a visit to the main complex but is sign-posted and easily found. Known as one of the more famous rococo theaters in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

The Cuvillies Theatre in Munich's Residenz is one of the loveliest in Europe. It must be Munich's most elegant and elaborately adorned interior. The Electoral (royal) Box is particularly graceful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I included this as part of the Combo ticket for the Residenz and Treasury tours. But there is not much to it - see attached picture - what you see is what you see.

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Address: Address: Residenzstrasse 1 | Innenstadt, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 49-89-21851940
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich

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