The Splendor of the Munich Residenz and Why You Should Visit

Germany, Munich Guide (B): The Splendor of the Munich Residenz and Why You Should Visit

Of all the times I had ever been to Munich, I had never much been interested in visiting the Munich Residenz. From the outside, it looked like a boring, plain building in the city center, no different from the other buildings. And then I was on Pinterest one day, you could call me a Pinaholic and I stumbled upon a picture that was so beautiful of the a room inside the Residenz. I pinned it for later and it soon got buried in my list of things to see and do in Germany.

We had planned to go down to Munich for the day, but as the weather would have it, it was a day with torrential rain and a bit cold for a late Spring day (yes, this post is a bit late in coming). Well, I grew up traveling and never letting rain stop me from seeing what I want to see….Ok, maybe a little bit. It wasn’t the kind of day you wanted to do any sightseeing in Munich or sitting out at a biergarten.

With over 100 rooms spewling with beautiful furniture, art, chandeliers and splendid treasures, it made for the perfect rainy day activity. We spent the entire afternoon going from one room to the next, imagining grand royal balls and learning the family history of the Wittelsbach family. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Splendor of the Munich Residenz and Why You Should Visit
Guide Location: Germany » Munich
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on author's website: https://caliglobetrotter.wordpress.com/2016/12/04/the-splendor-of-the-munich-residenz-and-why-you-should-visit-it/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Munich Residenz
  • Cuvilliés Theatre
  • Hofgarten

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