Munich Residenz, Munich

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Discover how Bavarian royalty lived and governed at Munich Residenz, the largest city palace in Germany. You'll be drawn in by its opulent architecture, elaborate room decorations, and displays from the former royal collections. The complex includes ten courtyards and 130 rooms. Built in 1385, the palace was originally a small, moated castle. The kings of Bavaria gradually expanded it to use as a private residence and an official seat of government. The renowned court theater here opened for public performances in 1795. The complex also houses the primary concert hall for Bavaria's famous symphony orchestra. Though you can't get a guided tour, you can pick free audio guides at the palace museum. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Munich fast, fun, and easy.
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  • The first room is the most impressive, the audio guides are free, which helps to understand the history of Bavaria. Not have in Portuguese.
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  • Its quite an interesting visit with wonderful hallways and beautiful rooms. Particularly love the china collection there.  more »
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  • Very broad and interesting palace with many rooms of different styles and artifacts. Almost in every room there are a couple of chairs to sit on when needed. The whole thing is arranged like a maze with rooms one after the other so be prepared to go through many rooms before you reach the end. Enjoy this very well preserved and Royal palace.
  • Do not underestimate how large this museum is. It is excellent and well-facilitated although there are a few key points which are not explained such as some of the art work which has been destroyed. It can take several hours to get through the whole residence at which point it can begin to get a little bit boring to be honest. Well worth a visit but you may wish to avoid trying to read and listen to everything unless you have mentally prepared to spend the whole day there.
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