Another highlight is the Steinzimmer, awash in intricately patterned and coloured marble, which was where the emperor stayed during his...
Upstairs and only accessible in the morning are the Kurfürstenzimmer (Elector's Rooms) with some stunning Italian portraits and a...
Only open in the afternoon. This chapel was reserved for court residents in the reign of the Wittelsbachs - the Bavarian rulers who...
Brunnenhof der Residenz
The Brunnenhof der Residenz occasionally hosts open-air performances ranging from rock, jazz and swing to classical and opera in...
Lonely Planet review
Tours of the Residenzmuseum soon take you to the Grottenhof (grotto court), home of the wonderful Perseusbrunnen (Perseus Fountain), with its namesake holding the dripping head of Medusa.