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Munich Residenz

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"The Munich Residence is a palace that has been open to the public as a museum for over 100 years. According to the website, visitors can see through the time periods via "spatial works of art from the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo, classicism and historicism". Also, multiple interior courtyards enhance the experience. Much of the art and artifacts have been left in place, creating authenticity that cannot be guaranteed everywhere. The treasury holds over 1200 pieces from the collections of Bavarian rulers. The Cuvilliés Theater is another breathtaking space. At least 3 hours is recommended for this museum if you plan on visiting the Residence, the Treasury, and the Theater. There are no guided tours, but they do offer a free audioguide (check the bottom of the page I linked!)."
"Just around the corner from the Medieval market is the Residenz Christmas Village. This market has an immersive, charming feel and is possibly the most quaint and charming of all of the Munich Christmas Markets. The palace walls seem to envelope the chalets, making it feel like you found a cozy, christmasy courtyard full of the smells of roasting chestnuts and the tunes of Christmas carols. There’s a beautiful Weihnachtspyramide (Christmas pyramid) here as well as fun and interactive Christmas displays in the back corner. Grab a cup of glühwein and admire the quintessential charm of this German Christmas market before meandering to your next stop. Open Dates: November 18 to December 22, 2024 "
"The Munich Residence, initially a castle built in 1385, evolved into a grand palace under the Bavarian rulers until 1918. Its rooms and art collections, showcasing Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassical periods, reflect the Wittelsbach dynasty's taste and ambition. Heavily damaged in WWII, it was rebuilt and now houses museums, including the Residence Museum, Treasury, and Cuvilliés Theatre, making it one of Bavaria's largest museum complexes! Suggested visit time: 1-2 hours Hours: daily 9am-6pm Entry tickets: - Residence Museum - 10 euros - Treasury - 10 euros - Residence Museum + Treasury - 15 euros - Residence Museum + Treasury + Cuvilliés Theatre - 20 euros "

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