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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 6 days ago

The Weltkulturerbe Residenz, or Prince's Residence/Palace, which was across the river and a few streets past where we'd been yesterday. It was very cool looking, but the only part that was open to the public at 5pm was the gardens. The gardens alone were worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JCPetty
Reviewed 6 days ago

we did NOT go inside the RESIDENZ because of time restrain, but we walked around in the Garden, it was during the Fall folige season, it looked so pretty, so well cared for, so well manicured. There are many monuments ( sculptures ) to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erfurt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very gorgeous view, and there is parking right at the plaza, which makes The it very convenient for us traveling with two kids.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Declesef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attraction is amazing, especially the history related to WWII, Definitely, a place to visit while in Wurzburg

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank suannesnell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our visit was part of a Viking Cruise tour. Much of the Residenz was restored after WWII but not the Tiepolo fresco. After ascending the grand staircase, one sees the fresco, with both 3-D figures and illusions of 3-D. The details with the prince-bishop, Greek...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roy E
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful palace had a beautiful garden outside guests are also allowed to walk around in. This palace is the reason people visit Wurtzburg. This main entrance area suffered a direct hit in ww2 however the palace is built so strong that the bomb did not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank deekircher21
Reviewed 6 January 2019

A lovely Palace to view but you have to give it plenty of time as there are over 100 rooms to seer but well worth it

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank competa1
Reviewed 1 January 2019

This 18th century residence is not to be missed. With a short walk from the train station, it is a worthwhile addition to your itinerary if you are traveling in the area. Guided tours are available in multiple languages. Check the hours as they do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Doc687
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

The gardens alone - even in winter- are worth seeing. We did the guided tour. It took an hour and was excellent. The decorations are incredible and the reconstructions after the bombing in the war are outstanding %

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mymaschere
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my time at The Residenz. It is a beautiful building both inside and out. The gardens were lovely, even in winter and the chapel was excellent too. I missed the English guided tour, but it is still easy to get around, with English...More

Date of experience: December 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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7 March 2017|
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Response from Tharindu k | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I cannot be much helpful in this question, sorry !!!