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The Residenz

Residenzplatz 2, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 931 355170
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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 yesterday

If like me you visit Wurzburg on a river cruise, you will have limited time in this Bavarian city. My top tip is this 30 minute walk with stops along the way. Take the promenade to the Alte Mainbrucke ( one of the main Main...More

Reviewed yesterday

The 4 story Wurzburg Residence has an impressive formal reception area with a stunning staircase leading your eyes to the largest fresco in the world. It was created by Giovani Battista Tiepolo in the 1750's and depicts the 4 continents that were known at that...More

Thank Genevieve K
Reviewed yesterday

The best garden in Würburg. I recommend a stroll though the grounds. It doesn't cost a thing and no matter what time of year it's gorgeous.

Thank Ashlee W
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful building and our tour was excellent. It's so interesting to see the rooms and how different the White Room is from the other room. Photography inside is not allowed and you have to store large bags in lockers during the tour....More

Thank clfoley1
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Residenz is a must-see UNESCO heritage site. It has been beautiful restored after the war. The gardens are beautiful too.

Thank fmc--1-2_3_4
Reviewed 6 days ago

It´s awesome. Great and safe Parking just in front of the Residence ground and from the ground, everyone can just directly walk to the Cathedral and to the Old Bridge. 7,50 Euro entrance per person to go and see the Wine cellar. The Building is...More

Thank 314Haha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reconstructed Price-Bishop residence in Wurzburg. Highly recommend a guided tour as you will enter rooms that would otherwise be off limits, hear stories that would remain untold and gaze upon items saved from fire. A UNESCO site that deserves it's status. Although the whole Palace...More

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Wurzburg often because my daughter lives here, but never get tired of visiting this dazzling place, the home of Princebishops (some only lived there in winter) Be sure to get an explanation of the painting over the beautiful main staircase. Observe the hundreds...More

Thank Lynne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an attempt by Prince-Bishop Johann Philipp to rival Versailles. There was an entrance way where carriages could come into the palace. The passengers could alight under cover. It was very similar to the carriage entranceway of the palace of Caserta constructed by the...More

Thank Varty_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

1 of the UNESCO heritage, very impressive with free guided tour. Do join the guided tour as part of the residenz is locked and can only enter with a guide. The guides are in English and German, so do take note of the time of...More

Thank restrictedmic
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Martha M
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Response from TharinduKande | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I cannot be much helpful in this question, sorry !!!
15 February 2017|
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I'm very sorry. I can not answer you question. Maybe you call the tourist Office?
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
As above the celler tour is separate to the tour of the palace