Munich Residence (Residenz München)
Munich Residence (Residenz München)
Munich Residence (Residenz München)

Munich Residence (Residenz München) Tours and Tickets

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Elaborately adorned rooms and royal art collections define the Munich Residence, the former royal palace of the Bavarian Monarch. This landmark is the largest city palace in Germany, containing museum displays spread across 130 rooms, including collections of porcelain, silver, antiquities, and paintings.

  • Open daily Apr - Oct 17: 9am - 6pm, Oct 18 - Mar: 10am - 5pm
  • Residenzstraße 1a, Munich, 80333

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Munich Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour

Munich Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour

699
First time in Munich? Take in the best bits of the Bavarian capital on this 2-hour walking tour of Munich’s Old Town. Admire architectural wonders like the Old Town Hall, St Peter’s Church and the Munich Residenz; stroll through the lively Viktualienmarkt; and see the world-famous Hofbräuhaus beer hall. Accompanied by an expert guide, you’ll have ample opportunities to learn more about Munich’s history, cultural heritage and beer-brewing legacy, while walking between the central squares of Marienplatz and Odeonsplatz.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.86
Munich Sightseeing Bike Tour

Munich Sightseeing Bike Tour

555
Hop in the saddle for a half-day bike tour of Munich, and discover the charms of the Bavarian capital as you explore it on two wheels. With a local guide, you’ll pedal past landmarks such as Odeonsplatz with its Italianate architecture and the landscaped English Garden. Hear fun facts about life in the city as you go, and enjoy an hour-long stop at the Chinese Tower beer garden for food and drink (own expense).
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  • 3 hours 22 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.80
Munich City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Munich City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Get acquainted with Munich the easy way on a fun, flexible hop-on hop-off city bus tour. Choose a 24-hour Express Tour to check out Munich’s main highlights or a 24-hour or 48-hour Grand Tour ticket to widen your sightseeing net. Either way, settle aboard an open-top double-decker bus, listen to the enlightening onboard commentary, and enjoy panoramic views of sites such as the Marienplatz, Hofbrauhaus, Viktualienmarkt and more. Hop off at the stops that interest you, explore on foot and then re-board the bus at any stop you wish.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.01
Munich: Residenz Palace Private Guided Tour

Munich: Residenz Palace Private Guided Tour

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As Versailles is to France, so is Munich’s Residenz to Germany. A royal palace from 1508 to 1918, it’s the largest city palace in the country, filled with extravagant (and sometimes hidden) rooms, crowns and jewels, piles of wealth, and centuries of scandals, stories, and secrets. With a private guide, you’ll get the most out of this fascinating experience, a true only-in-Munich adventure.
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  • 4 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.77
Price varies by group size
Munich Christmas Markets Tour

Munich Christmas Markets Tour

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Soak up the holiday spirit with a 2-hour tour of the Munich Christmas markets. With more than 20 holiday markets across the city, follow a guide through Munich's Old Town to explore the city's festive offerings, including Christkindlmarkt in Marienplatz. Shop for handmade Bavarian gifts, sip on Glühwein (mulled wine; not included in price), and try Lebkuchen, the gingerbread cookie that has been a local Christmas staple since the 14th century.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.40
Panoramic Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Munich by Double-Decker Bus

Panoramic Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Munich by Double-Decker Bus

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Marvel at Munich’s monuments, parks, and famous beer halls on a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Combine the ease of a tour with the flexibility of independent travel and see the city sights at your own pace with a 24- or 48-hour pass. Choose from multiple routes that pass all the city’s most popular attractions including the Nymphenburg Palace, Odeonsplatz, and Olympic Park. Listen to the on-board audio commentary or jump off to explore the English Garden, stroll around lively Marienplatz, or enjoy a beer (own expense) at the legendary Hofbräuhaus beer hall.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.22
Munich: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Munich: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

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To get intimate with Munich, you’ll need a local guide—and with this flexible tour, there’s an option that fits your schedule. From two hours to six hours, you’ll get a private, guided adventure around Old Town, opting to spend time discovering Frauenkirche, Theatine Church and Residenz, too. Regardless of your itinerary, you’ll level up your trip with local insight and, hopefully, fall in love with this Bavarian capital.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$146.12
Price varies by group size
Munich's Highlights 3-hour Segway Tour

Munich's Highlights 3-hour Segway Tour

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See Munich in a fun new way: via Segway. After learning how to ride a Segway, zoom through the attractive Bavarian city. Learn about the history of Munich from the guide while seeing such sites as Odeonsplatz, Hofgarten, Victory Gate, Leopoldstraße, the Maximilianeum and the Peace Angel, among others. This tour is a great way to rest your cobblestone-weary feet!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.18
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Munich Segway Tour

Munich Segway Tour

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Wind through Munich’s bustling neighborhoods and parks on a fun and educational Segway tour! On the self-balancing device, you’ll follow an expert guide through pristine gardens and vibrant markets, past famous residences and some of the city’s great museums. Along the way, take pictures, stop at favorite sites, and hear fascinating facts and stories about this contemporary city with ancient roots.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.30
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Paul's Private Tour in Munich old City

Paul's Private Tour in Munich old City

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Put down your guidebook and learn about the history and culture of Munich in a much more interactive way—by joining a local guide on a private tour. To help you get the most out of the tour, the route is flexible and can be customized based on your interests. Along the way, learn about the history of the buildings and landmarks, such as the Viktualienmarkt and the Frauenkirche.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.10
Price varies by group size
Munich Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

Munich Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

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If you have half a day to sightsee in Munich, maximize your time and explore the city with a private guide. This fully customizable half-day tour is designed around you. After booking, you'll answer a brief questionnaire about your interests, then you'll hear from a likeminded host to create the itinerary. Routes focus on Munich old town, the English Garden, the beer gardens, and more.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$123.91
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Self-guided Beer-Tour of Munich: Main Sights, Beer & Breweries

Self-guided Beer-Tour of Munich: Main Sights, Beer & Breweries

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Self-guided tour around the center of Munich, amusing stories from the city life, historical input and architecture of Munich, photo locations and panoramic viewpoints, restaurants, and breweries. During this tour, you are going to learn what Munich, monks, and brewing have in common. You are going to plunge into the modern life and traditions of Munich and feel the Bavarian atmosphere. You will get known brewery visiting culture, history of Oktoberfest and try different types of bier if you want. This tour is prepared by professional tour-guided based on more then 5 years of experience of doing In-Person tours. You will get the same information as on Private guided tour and even more, as you are has no time limit to do this tour, not dependent on group, can start this tour when you want, make break in one of cozy Munich breweries and continue when you want. Tour will stay with you forever in App on your account, so you will never forget what was the name of places you visit!
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  • 2 hours 50 minutes
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$35.43
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The Munich Residenz Palace Private Tour

The Munich Residenz Palace Private Tour

Join us to see the Munich Residenz, one of the crown jewels of Bavaria. Originally a fortified keep it was transformed into a renaissance palace by Bavaria’s rulers and over the next four centuries became one of the largest and most beautiful palaces in the world. Besides being a home the Residenz was also centre of Bavarian government, intrigue and power politics from 1508 to 1918 and over the centuries it has seen dukes, kings, poets, emperors and revolutionaries pass through its doors. On your tour you will be guided through it’s glittering halls and see the magnificent art works and architectural masterpieces that the Residenz is famed for while your expert guide explains about the history of the palace, the royal family and the, sometimes, scandalous daily life at court.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.48
$118.10
$23.62savings
Price varies by group size
Ultimate Munich History Tour with a Local Expert: Personalized & Private

Ultimate Munich History Tour with a Local Expert: Personalized & Private

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Discover Munich’s historic landmarks, architectural gems, and WWII sites on a tour tailor-made for history buffs. Get to know the city with a private guide and enjoy a personalized itinerary tailored to your interests. Explore the atmospheric neighborhoods; see sites such as Nymphenburg Palace, the Residenz, and St. Peter's Church; and get a local perspective on the city.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$104.09
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Original Munich Christmas Market Food Tour - all tastings included

Original Munich Christmas Market Food Tour - all tastings included

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Feast your way around Munich’s Christmas markets and benefit from having a guide to show you where to find the city’s best festive eats with this guided food tour. Exploring the markets with a guide eliminates the need to do any research, and means you’ll discover lots of hidden gems along the way, including a medieval-inspired market, and stalls in the courtyard of a Bavarian Palace.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.20
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Munich Segway Tour

Munich Segway Tour

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See all the main sights of Munich in a brief amount of time—by Segway. This two-wheel motorized vehicle lets you cover more ground than a walking tour. You’ll stop ever few hundred feet to snap photos while your guide illuminates Munich’s history with informative anecdotes. With a small group capped at eight people, you’ll benefit from plenty of personalized attention.
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  • 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.94
Private Munich Rickshaw City Tour and English Garden

Private Munich Rickshaw City Tour and English Garden

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Munich can traditionally be visited excellently with a rickshaw, as the most beautiful sights and the English Garden can be easily reached. The City Guides are intensively trained, always in a good mood and also respond to individual requests. Enjoyment made easy!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.02
per group
Private Munich Walking Tour

Private Munich Walking Tour

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Discover Munich with a private guide, exploring the enchanting Old Town squares and hearing the city's history. During a walking tour, you'll learn about landmarks such as the Glockenspiel, Munich Hofbräuhaus, and the Royal Residence, and hear tales of wartime history. Find out fun facts about the beer purity law and the annual Oktoberfest, and enjoy photo stops aplenty as you walk your way around the city. The tour is led by a private guide, and the meeting point and start time can be chosen by you.
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  • 3 hours
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$225.45
per group
The Best of Munich (Private City Tour)

The Best of Munich (Private City Tour)

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Get an insider’s look at the capital city of Bavaria on a private 2- to 3-hour tour. Covering a wide array of topics - including history, architecture, and food - the Munich excursion is the perfect option for solo travelers or friend groups with a variety of interests. Join your top rated guide on an adventure to taste traditional food at Viktualienmarkt, explore the Baroque Asam Church, and visit the world-famous Hofbrauhaus Munchen beerhouse.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$209.35
per group
Private Munich Tour for History Buffs with Architectural Gems and WWII sites

Private Munich Tour for History Buffs with Architectural Gems and WWII sites

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An ideal pick for history buffs, this private adventure takes you on a route that showcases magnificent architecture, World War II-related sites, and plenty of hidden surprises too. As you follow your local guide, enjoy the convenience of not having to navigate as you go off the beaten path with someone else to lead the way and keep you entertained with stories.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
Price varies by group size
Private Guided Tour in Munich (For Americans)

Private Guided Tour in Munich (For Americans)

This guided city tour through Munich is a truly unique experience that offers a captivating journey through the city's rich history, culture, and traditions. Led by an expert guide with a deep knowledge of Munich's past and present, you'll be immersed in the city's unique charm and character. Whether you're a history buff, art enthusiast foodie, or simply want to soak up the leisurely atmosphere of the city, your guide will tailor the itinerary to your needs, ensuring that you have an experience that speaks to you. As you journey through Munich's rich and diverse neighborhoods, you'll encounter bustling markets, charming cafes, and lively beer halls that provide a glimpse into the city's cultural fabric. The city's striking architecture, from the Gothic spires to the Baroque churches, will captivate your senses and ignite your passion for exploration.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.87
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Segway Tour Munich Old Town 3 hours

Segway Tour Munich Old Town 3 hours

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Cover more ground in less time on this 3-hour Segway tour of Munich’s Old Town. Ideal for those with limited time, this tour allows you to explore Munich on a state-of-the-art, self-balancing Segway. It’ll take no time at all to get acquainted with the simple controls of your Segway, suitable for both adults and children over 15. Glide past the English Garden, Odeonplatz, and Deutsches Museum, stopping intermittently to capture photographs and listen to commentary. Small-group tour, limited to 10 people.      
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.18
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Paul’s Private Tour in the Residence Munich

Paul’s Private Tour in the Residence Munich

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Visit the Residence of Munich with local artists. The former seat of the royal family, Wittelsbach. For many centuries, this was the place of so much history from Bavaria. Once completely destroyed, we show you the reconstructed work. Understand the different courtyards and have an overview of the last generations in this object. Famous singers, rich brides, and famous visitors were here and, my guides lead you not just through the rooms but make your visit unforgettable. The history you will enjoy, and the side-stories that make your visit the proper complement for your visit to Munich. Over 136 rooms present the heritage of this state and let you understand those who lived here. The love affairs, the incomparable creativity of King Ludwig II, or the relationship with Napoleon are some of the chapters you'll hear with us. We offer a short tour of two hours inside the Residence or the extended version with a complementary visit outside the residence and the Cuvellier Theater.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.27
Price varies by group size
Private Tour of Residenz Palace in Munich with a Professional Guide

Private Tour of Residenz Palace in Munich with a Professional Guide

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The Residenz palace was the home of the Bavarian rulers from 1508 until the First World War. Its jaw-dropping treasures and attires of the Wittelbachs' wealth over the centuries can be seen at this palace museum. See the apartment of the Electress’ Henriette Adelaide, daughter-in-law of Max I, Papal Rooms, having been occupied once by Pope Pius VI in the 18th century. Visit the most impressive rooms in the palace, the 19th-century neoclassical Royal apartments, inspired by the ruins of Pompeii and in the Napoleonic Empire. Take our guide with you to see and learn all of the details of this 5 centuries-old palace.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$259.81
per group
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:What are Munich Residence (Residenz München) hours of operation?
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Munich Residence (Residenz München) hours of operation: Open daily Apr - Oct 17: 9am - 6pm, Oct 18 - Mar: 10am - 5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Q:Should I book Munich Residence (Residenz München) tickets in advance?
A:
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Munich Residence (Residenz München) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Q:How much does it cost to visit Munich Residence (Residenz München) 2023?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Munich Residence (Residenz München) costs USD 60.12. Guided Munich Residence (Residenz München) tours start around USD 60.12 per person.