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Munich Residence (Residenz Munchen)

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Address: Residenzstr. 1, 80333, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: (089) 290 671
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Beautiful home!

This house was certainly worth the visit if you have the time. A good showing of history and beauty.

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Province of Pordenone, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This house was certainly worth the visit if you have the time. A good showing of history and beauty.

Thank Kellie Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

WOW is the best description for the Munich Residence. While the outside of the building is OK, the interior is one of the best We have ever seen. The rooms are decorated with mostly original furniture and it is just GREAT. The museum contains bronze work, clocks, tapestries, and porcelain. The number of rooms far exceeded my expectation. It also... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We bought the ticket to cover the residence and the museum but, after four hours in the residence were too pooped to even consider the museum. Make sure you do the audio tour - it is amazing and makes the whole walk through the place totally worthwhile. The reason it takes so long is because soooo much of it is... More 

Thank Sonya K
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was once the seat of government and residence of the Bavarian dukes, electors and kings. It was interesting seeing how styles changed over centuries from Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassicism. Much of the Residence was destroyed during the Second World War and reconstructed. Finding the entrance was a bit confusing. Plan at least 2 to 3 hours

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I did the triple pass that get you the residence, the treasury, and the concert hall. Make sure to get the language specific audio tour (free). I do not normally like the audio tours but their implementation here is great. You can choose what you want to learn about and it gives you great info on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history, worth a 3-4 hour trip. The vault access is a must-buy as you have access to all kinds of crown jewels, goldsmithing, weapons, art and additional history. It is a bit dry, and a lot was destroyed in the 1940s, but the restoration is mostly complete now including the brick church.

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Niskayuna, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice palace. Took time off for lunch and returned after wurst to see the theater. It is beautiful. Add it to your ticket - it's worth the €2.

Thank PatraMM
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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. If you go later in the afternoon (3:30-4:00) you will have to move quickly through the palace but you will have less of a crowd. Note the castle closes at 6.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my visit to Residenz Munchen, but there is a lot to take in. There are many artifacts and furnishings from various periods and you walk at your own pace from room to room, following the arrows that point you around. There is also an audio guide included with the ticket price. Sadly, much of the place has been... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not expect it to be so amazingly beautiful. You need at least 2-3 hours. So many interesting antiques.

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