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.
Tours to Munich Residenz
$20 BOOK WITH VIATOR Munich Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour Munich Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour
Duration: 2 hours
$23 BOOK WITH VIATOR Munich City Hop-on Hop-off Tour Munich City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Duration: 60 to 120 minutes
$92 BOOK WITH VIATOR Munich's Highlights 3-hour Segway Tour Munich's Highlights 3-hour Segway Tour
Duration: 3 hours
$396 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Munich Old Town Walking Tour Private Munich Old Town Walking Tour
Duration: 2 hours
$104 BOOK WITH VIATOR Ultimate Munich History Tour with a Local Expert: Personalized & Private Ultimate Munich History Tour with a Local Expert: Personalized & Private
Duration: 2 to 4 hours
$124 BOOK WITH VIATOR Munich Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private Munich Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
$62 BOOK WITH VIATOR The Old Court Chapel including museum tour The Old Court Chapel including museum tour
Duration: 4 hours
Munich Residenz reviews
We stayed in Munich for a week and a half and visited several towns by train. The Residenz was the favorite of all castles and landmarks we visited. The rooms and halls are beautiful and...
We stayed in Munich for a week and a half and visited several towns by train. The Residenz was the favorite of all castles and landmarks we visited. The rooms and halls are beautiful and... more »
A very impressive palace, where the Bavarian royal family (Wittelbach family) resided. Although some rooms were destroyed during WW II, they have been refurbished to look like they originally were...
A very impressive palace, where the Bavarian royal family (Wittelbach family) resided. Although some rooms were destroyed during WW II, they have been refurbished to look like they originally were... more »
Amazing combination of museum and historical building. Can be cold in the winter as there isn't great heating in these old buildings. I would recommend against doing the long tour with small kids. Very nice audio guides (included with cost of entry). The Christmas Market nearby is nice.
Very cool place to explore. It’s not as ‘grand’ as for example, the palace of Versailles, but it sure has its charm and some very interesting stories to tell. The self guided tour is well organised so you get to see everything and learn via the free audio guides provided. The price is acceptable and you can easily spend a whole afternoon in this old Royal residence.
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