Serving as the residence of the Bavarian rulers and as the seat of government, the Munich Residenz started off as a small castle in 1385 and has now become a magnificent palace. This former royal palace is Germany’s largest city palace and is open to the public for viewing. Its impressive architecture and stunning interiors, as well as treasures and antiquities from the former royal collections are what draw in visitors. By visiting the palace, visitors are able to experience the lifestyle and wealth of the Wittelsbach family; who were European royalty. The Residenz consists of numerous museums and monuments, ten courtyards and 130 rooms that will keep visitors occupied for hours.
Residenz Museum: 7 euros regular
April to 19 October: daily 9 am-6 pm (last entry: 5 pm) 20 October to March: daily 10 am-5 pm (last entry: 4 pm)
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The architecture and interior, along with the rare collections of art, silver, furniture, porcelain and more
Although finding prayer facilities at the Munich Residenz may not be possible, Muslim visitors will certainly be able to find several mosques in the city of Munich. Munich has a prominent Muslim community living in areas like Sendling and Ludwigsvorstadt. Both these areas therefore have several mosques and prayer rooms.
There are no known food outlets at the Munich Residenz, but there are several Halal restaurants in the city of Munich. These establishments are known to serve a wide selection of Indian, Pakistani Turkish and Afghan cuisine. Muslim tourists will be able to locate these Halal restaurants without much of a problem as most eateries that are Halal sport Halal signs on their windows.