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The Residenz

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This palace served as the home for Würzburg's powerful prince-bishops during the Enlightenment and is known for its extravagant artistic design and Baroque architecture.
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Residenzplatz 2, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 931 355170
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Reviewed today via mobile

Was so much more than I expected. We took the English tour (45 minutes) which I recommend and then you can wander around on your own. The ticket is good for the church and the gardens as well. After visiting many palaces in Europe, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mgirrl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked into the Residence and asked for a tour in English. (The tour is included In your admission, you just show up at the designated time. We had to wait an hour so we decided to just look around. We went into the first...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank patilajolla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit.. Ample car park.. Good to stroll down... Took 1 hour to complete everything.........

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 666mcm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a huge building; however, the tour covers an all area. The ceilings are amazing! Rooms are well kept and show amazing details. I found interesting the exhibition after the gift shop. It has an area of how the building was destroyed during WWII....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank texmex12
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great tour guide on a Sunday and we were able to follow the story of the Residenz. Try and book with Susanna Eckart , she speaks fluent German and English and is a native Würzburger. I have visited much of European castles...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms amazingly painted with a lot of detail! Shame we can t photograph. Quite small and the visit finishes quickly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 944catiaf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the most magical and beautifull places i have ever seen. Its a shame its not allowed to take photos this is my only negative observation. Its gorgeus inside and its really big. A magestic place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank arianamartinss2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to visit both the palace and the garden, which had been restored after the WWII damage, but the garden was closed. The palace is typical of its time, large rooms, decorated ceilings and valuable objects. Great for us to see, but how the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Be sure and take a side trip to this lovely palace for a view of German wealthy ways of life. Walk around the ground and building, see the decorated rooms... honestly, all you need is one or two amazing homes like this to get a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Celestej
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The Residenz is a remarkable building that is a wonderful example of Baroque architecture. There are not an enormous number of rooms open for visitors (given the extraordinary size of the palace) but they are impressive nevertheless. Yet again, the guided tour was only available...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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27 June 2018|
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Response from jeffreybose | Reviewed this property |
There’s a large parking lot inside the main entrance.
27 June 2018|
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Response from kjensw | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is big parking lot right in front of the building.
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To be honest I cannot be much helpful in this question, sorry !!!