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Munich Residence (Residenz Munchen)

Residenzstrasse 1, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
(089) 290 671
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Ranked #14 of 169 Attractions in Munich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Mumbai
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Our guide was great and the various rooms were interesting with great stories to talk about. The place should open up more rooms for visits though. Compared to some other historical palaces though it was just OK.

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Turin, Piemonte, Italy
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The residence is stunning, and perfectly maintained. The Schatzkammer (Treasury) is extraordinary; the residence itself is fascinating though there are not many unforgettable masterpieces.

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Strasbourg, France
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you have time only to visit one place in Munich, I would say, it's the Residenz. It takes few hours if you make a big turn visit, but really worth it. Come with walking shoes(not high heel as you walk a lot) and small bag,if not you have to leave at the reception. I've heard you can do short-cut... More

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Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I just love exploring these old buildings, so much history. Loved the beautiful big rooms. Some amazing art and many precious jewels, statues and religious artifacts.

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West Yorks
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Most of the palace is open to see and the audio guide gives you tonnes of information on every room. It was too much if anything. Most rooms were without furniture and "was destroyed in the second world war" featured so much in the descriptions it almost made me feel guilty. This place must have been amazing but sadly today... More

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Birmingham
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Really enjoyed visit here Allow a good few hours as there is a lot more to see than you think, maybe buy a guide to fully appreciate, we were fortunate to have a guide in one of our Munich books

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Grafenwöhr, Bayern, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Wow...that's all I can really say! Everything was so beautiful here, when my husband and I went they were having a colonial style dinner, super cool. The members involved let you take photos of and with them...really neat environment. Beautiful architecture and a great walk.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It is unbelievable, very impressive, except for the garden even better than Versaille. The main disadvantage is the security check (they don't let you in with a purse bigger than a certain size, let's say over 80% of visitor ladies have a bigger purse than their norm and it takes a century to get rid of the purse or backpack... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is big and impressive. It was a pity that most rooms were devoid of furniture, - I guess the aerial clearance programmes of 1944-45 didn't help. But the place is fantastic, and very, very big. The gardens to the north are also worth a visit, and from there it is an easy step to the Englischer Garten.

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Bangalore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

One of the rare palaces where we have seen so many state rooms, architecture at full glory and nice guided audio tour. There are two halves in the places one is treasury and other one is the palace itself. Good to spend atleast half day trip here.

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