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The Residenz

Residenzplatz 2, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture was quite simply outstanding and the English tour guide excellent and funny. Considering you cannot take photos the gift shop could have an improved selection of books.

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss this jewel of architecture. Must take the private tour: the guides are very informed and they will show the south wing rooms, which otherwise are not accesible. A jewel. You can visit the cellar, but only on weekends

Thank Willie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our AmaWaterways riverboat cruise, we toured Wurzburg. This city claims one of Germany's most visited attractions, the "Residenz" of the former Prince Bishops, now a World Heritage Site. Here, we witness how the rich and powerful once lived! Wurzburg, a Bavarian jewel and a...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. Spent half day exploring the Residenz and its beautiful gardens. Loved the staircase entry inside the Residenz.

Thank PeterCoath
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wurzburg will be included on many of your river tours. The Bishop's residence is certainly a highlight. It is a UNESCO site and although only slightly damaged during the war. Construction started in 1719 and took 25 years to complete. There is a massive fresco...More

Thank GiseppeGord
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the most magnificent palace I have visited in Europe. If you don't know European history, you would think it is a king's palace with a masculine beauty. However, it is a bishop's residence! Imagine the power this religion leader had. The...More

1  Thank CanadaBunny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made it a point to be at the Palace for one of the conducted tours in English and we were told it was not available on the day. What a disappointment! Anyway, we had a tour on our own. The zigzag staircase, the world's...More

1  Thank SBandRB
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We took a guided tour in English . Gorgeous interior with amazing Brussels Tapestries. Fascinating history and the frescoes are wonderful .You enter up an impressive staircase designed to impress which it certainly does . Afterwards go into the Court Gardens .They are stunning in...More

Thank lorenzo01
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We've been to many UNESCO World Heritage sites and this one ranks among the best. The building is imposing and each room is special.The "four" continents fresco painted on the ceiling has so many interesting stories. For example, the elephant is anatomically incorrect due to...More

2  Thank Marie D
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This massive complex was constructed over 25 years and could cynically be described as a monument to an ego. It is imposing from the outside and surrounded by beautiful gardens with sculptures. Inside the size is daunting, the entrance which was capable of taking horse...More

Thank SuandChris
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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 !!!
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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
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