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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

With the Residence, Munich owns one of Europe's most significant interior decoration museums. open to visitors for its architecture, room decorations, and displays from the former royal collections. Entrance fees: 7€. Visit Duration: 2 Hours. The residenz lack signs or a tour map since you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Rabih-SOUAID
Reviewed 4 days ago

While in Munich, visit the Residence and the surrounding sights. Use your imagination and put yourself in a royal frame of mind. You will enjoy.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Candee J
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a sprawling royal residence full of wonderful artwork, furniture, and architecture. Royal appartments, chapels, reception rooms etc etc. But a real treasure is the Hall of the Niebelungen where there are pictures and history of the characters featuring in Wagner’s The Ring of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PeterNoble
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Residenz Munich is rich in history, you can almost smell it! Like literally. It smells old but it’s grandeur makes up for it. Beautiful artifacts and takes you deep into how people were living back then. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Parveenish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its quite an interesting visit with wonderful hallways and beautiful rooms. Particularly love the china collection there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Toejai
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit. Beautiful, well conserved and you can see how was the house of the imperial family.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Juvinski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent good 3 hours in this place and I was happy that we started with Treasury. Amazing collection with proper masterpieces. I was well surprised it wasn’t packed! We almost had full museum to ourselves. You get audio guide together with your entrance tickets....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 265irinaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see!!! We did not have much time to explore the entire museum but we enjoyed what we were able to see. P.S : The older male ticket agent is not so friendly. Avoid going to him. No need for something like that to damper...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GlobalTraveller5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn’t known of Residenz’s existence until we planned to travel to Germany. It’s like the Palace of Versailles or the Buckingham Palace. Lion statues holding a shield are located on either side of the gate and it’s said that those bring fortune to you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank takeshih2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great place to visit... so many fascinating things to see. The treasury area off to the right after you enter is full of gilded swords, an amazing statue of St. George, and other treasures. It is well worth the side trip. Walking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lu D
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Norberto T | Reviewed this property |
I have seen the other answers saying that it does not have air conditioning. I was in the hotel on August 25 and my room had it, it was very hot but with the air it was very good.
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sbrown22111
June 6, 2018|
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Response from CultureVulture60657 | Reviewed this property |
It is in Max-Joseph Platz. As you face the Residenz, the Opera House will be on your right. There are arched entrances in the middle of the building leading to a small courtyard. Enter there. There are signs for... More
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May 11, 2018|
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Response from ViennaHarlowe | Reviewed this property |
There's a website that lists all 40 attractions that the 14 day ticket covers. I don't remember the link off the top of my head, but I'm sure if you Google it, you will find it.
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snoopy73
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Advise on itinerary and question transport to hotel please (3 Replies)
Hi fellow TA, I need some advice on the following itinerary and would appreciate comments or feedback please :- We are travelling couple who will be visiting Berlin for 5 days before visiting Munich for another 5 nights. We prefer to go easy and not to rush through our time in Munich. We will be travelling in the last two weeks of August next month. For accommodation, I’ve booked at : Motel One Munich-Deutsches Museum as most of the budget accommodation around Marienplatz is fully...More
July 30, 2018|
Response fromchatdad|
To your questions: 1. Yes, Rosenheimer Platz is the stop for you and it's a fairly easy walk to your hotel. Should be no problem with one roller bag. 2. Day 3: normally I'd prefer going it alone to Neuschwanstein provided you have reserved your tickets (if wanting to do the inside palace tour). Adding Linderhof (which is one of my favorites and well worth the visit) is a bit more tricky using public transportation so a tour may be better in my opinion. 3. Day 4: Salzburg is totally...More
bFinn08
Maryland
Need help organizing itinerary (8 Replies)
Can anyone help me organize the sites I want to visit into a reasonable itinerary? I am not sure about how long I will need in each place and how much time it will take to get everywhere so I'm having trouble deciding what to do each day. We will arrive in Munich on a Sunday morning and leave on Thursday morning. We like to have a full plan and then will adjust when we are there if we realize we need more time someplace. I do have to keep in mind that jetlag can leave me not feeling too well...More
July 07, 2014|
Response fromcardinal5|
bFinn, some of these places I have not been to so I can’t help much on those. But, @ “Marienplatz and walking around the center, seeing churches, etc.” - I would plan 2 – 4 hours for this. It’s really a pretty small area that is easily walkable. Just really depends on how many pictures you take and things like this. You will want to see the Glockenspiel go off, but that only takes 10 minutes. @ “Dachau Concentration Camp - will probably just walk around on our own instead of a tour” -...More
JEBeen
Shinjuku, Japan
Munich Salzburg Vienna with teen (2 Replies)
Hi, I am in my very early stage of planning a dream vacation in July 2019 with my family (2 adults,1 son age 12). We plan to fly into Munich and stay overnight for 4 nights. Plan to visit Neuschwanstein castle, Munich Residence, Asam Church, Viktualienmarkt, English Garden, Deutsch Museum, BMW Welt and Museum. Not sure if we will have the time and energy for Herrenchiemsee Palace. Then go to the Salzkammergut region and stay overnight for 5 nights, then Vienna for 3 nights, then home. ...More
August 31, 2018|
Response fromandrew957|
HI, Hope I can help with your planning - July is a great time to visit Munich if you love the outdoors. Hanging out in the English Garden or swimming in a lake is a great way to pass the time! I would say, Neuschwanstein is quite a distance from Munich - you can do it by train, but it makes a really long day - even by car it's a couple of hours drive. If you want to go, I'd say avoid the weekend, and buy a timed entry ticket online beforehand, as it gets crazy busy. If you want to do a...More