Munich Residenz

Set your foots on the hallowed grounds that served as the residence of the Bavarian kings, electors, and dukes as well as the seat of government between the year 1508 to 1918.

The Munich Residenz, started off as a castle at the northeastern corner of Munich, has transformed over the years into an awesome palace. It is located in the center of the city and the gardens and buildings of this palace extend further into the town.

Munich Residenz

Munich Residenz

The complex of buildings boasts of ten courtyards along with museums that contain of a total of 130 rooms. This is again a delight for tourists who are interested in architecture.

The works of art along with the interior decoration plus the architecture range vastly from the Renaissance period to the Neoclassical era. The political ambition and the discrimination taste of the Wittelsbach dynasty are ably demonstrated by this castle.

General tourists will enjoy viewing the monuments and museums that are maintained by the Bavarian Administration of State-owned Palaces. According to history, the first building in this site was constructed during the year 1385.

Munich Residenz, Emperor courtyard

Munich Residenz, Emperor courtyard

Do not miss viewing the new castle, surrounded by its wide moats. The new castle is locally known as the Neuveste.

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