Generations of Bavarian rulers expanded a medieval fortress into this vast and palatial compound that served as their primary residence...
Schatzkammer der Residenz
The Residenzmuseum entrance also leads to the Schatzkammer der Residenz, a veritable banker's bonus worth of jewel-encrusted bling of...
Home to Bavaria's Wittelsbach rulers from 1508 until WWI, the Residenz is Munich's number one attraction. The amazing treasures, as well...
The Bayerisches Staatschauspiel performs at the Residenztheater.
The latest recruit to Munich's army of Italian eateries is this colourful, fresh-feeling and utterly 21st-century place near the opera...
Residenzstrasse 1 · interesting places nearby
Commissioned by Maximilian III in the mid-18th century, François Cuvilliés fashioned one of Europe's finest rococo theatres. Famous for hosting the premiere of Mozart's opera Idomeneo , the theatre was restored to its former glory by means of a restoration in the mid-naughties, and its stage once again hosts high-brow musical and operatic performances.
Access is limited to the auditorium, where you can take a seat and admire the four tiers of loggia (galleries), dripping with rococo embellishment, at your leisure.