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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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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Picture perfect this was the best part of Munich for me! Picture Ludvig II having a private viewing of a favourite opera. Indulgence at its best! Aahhhh!

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Golden decoration and red seats. Absolutely gorgeus. Most probably one of the nicest rococo theater on the world. And it has a very good acustics too!

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I went to the Festspiel Konzert - with great young singers and a pianist - all very accomplished. The theatre is hidden in the back of the old king's palace (Das Residenz). It is all red and gold and very ornate. Seats very cheap 23.50 euros) but comfortable; acoustics good too. IT IS A SPECIAL PLACE - UNIQUE. A privilege... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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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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Weston, Florida
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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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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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