Residence (Munich)

105 photos

This site does not use cookies at all. Whoever visits this site can therefore do so knowing that his navigation will not be tracked in any way, and will not be profiled for commercial or other purposes.

Residence (Munich)Munich

Description

Residence (Munich) (031) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (031)Antiquarium
48° 8′ 25″ N, 11° 34′ 42″ E

The Munich Residence (Münchner Residenz) is the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs of the House of Wittelsbach in the centre of the city of Munich. The Residenz is the largest city palace in Germany. The complex of buildings contains ten courtyards and displays 130 rooms. The three main parts are the Königsbau (near the Max-Joseph-Platz), the Alte Residenz (Old Residenz; towards the Residenzstraße) and the Festsaalbau (towards the Hofgarten). A wing of the Festsaalbau contains the Cuvilliés Theatre. It also houses the Herkulessaal (Hercules Hall).

[Read more]

The Byzantine Court Church of All Saints (Allerheiligen-Hofkirche) at the east side is facing the Marstall, the building for the former Court Riding School and the royal stables.

The Hall of Antiquities (Antiquarium), built between 1568 and 1571 for the antique collection of Duke Albert V (1550-1579) by Wilhelm Egkl and Jacobo Strada, is the largest Renaissance hall north of the Alps.

The Elector of Bavaria Maximilian III Joseph ordered the construction of a new theatre outside the palace after a fire in the St George’s Hall of the Residence which had served previously as a theatre room. It was built from 1751 to 1753 by François de Cuvilliés in rococo style. The carving was done under supervision of Johann Baptist Straub.

Photos

Click the pictures to view them in full screen

Collage index

Photo index

Residence (Munich) (003)
Residence (Munich) (003)
Residence (Munich) (009) Courtyard of the caves
Residence (Munich) (009)Courtyard of the caves
Residence (Munich) (012) Courtyard of the caves
Residence (Munich) (012)Courtyard of the caves
Residence (Munich) (018) Courtyard of the caves
Residence (Munich) (018)Courtyard of the caves
Residence (Munich) (023) Courtyard of the caves
Residence (Munich) (023)Courtyard of the caves
Residence (Munich) (028) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (028)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (031) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (031)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (034) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (034)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (036) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (036)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (046) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (046)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (048) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (048)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (050) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (050)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (057) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (057)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (060) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (060)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (063) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (063)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (067) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (067)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (071) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (071)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (081) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (081)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (083) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (083)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (085) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (085)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (086) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (086)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (094) Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (094)Antiquarium
Residence (Munich) (096)
Residence (Munich) (096)
Residence (Munich) (097)
Residence (Munich) (097)
Residence (Munich) (102)
Residence (Munich) (102)
Residence (Munich) (104)
Residence (Munich) (104)
Residence (Munich) (109)
Residence (Munich) (109)
Residence (Munich) (111)
Residence (Munich) (111)
Residence (Munich) (118)
Residence (Munich) (118)
Residence (Munich) (123)
Residence (Munich) (123)
Residence (Munich) (124)
Residence (Munich) (124)
Residence (Munich) (127)
Residence (Munich) (127)
Residence (Munich) (128)
Residence (Munich) (128)
Residence (Munich) (131)
Residence (Munich) (131)
Residence (Munich) (133)
Residence (Munich) (133)
Residence (Munich) (137)
Residence (Munich) (137)
Residence (Munich) (138)
Residence (Munich) (138)
Residence (Munich) (140)
Residence (Munich) (140)
Residence (Munich) (144)
Residence (Munich) (144)
Residence (Munich) (153)
Residence (Munich) (153)
Residence (Munich) (156)
Residence (Munich) (156)
Residence (Munich) (158)
Residence (Munich) (158)
Residence (Munich) (161) Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (161)Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (165) Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (165)Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (168) Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (168)Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (171)
Residence (Munich) (171)
Residence (Munich) (173) Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (173)Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (176) Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (176)Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (179) Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (179)Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (186)  Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (186) Imperial staircase
Residence (Munich) (194)
Residence (Munich) (194)
Residence (Munich) (195)
Residence (Munich) (195)
Residence (Munich) (198)
Residence (Munich) (198)
Residence (Munich) (206)
Residence (Munich) (206)
Residence (Munich) (207)
Residence (Munich) (207)
Residence (Munich) (211)
Residence (Munich) (211)
Residence (Munich) (214)
Residence (Munich) (214)
Residence (Munich) (216)
Residence (Munich) (216)
Residence (Munich) (221)
Residence (Munich) (221)
Residence (Munich) (224)
Residence (Munich) (224)
Residence (Munich) (230)
Residence (Munich) (230)
Residence (Munich) (234)
Residence (Munich) (234)
Residence (Munich) (235)
Residence (Munich) (235)
Residence (Munich) (240)
Residence (Munich) (240)
Residence (Munich) (246)
Residence (Munich) (246)
Residence (Munich) (250)
Residence (Munich) (250)
Residence (Munich) (254)
Residence (Munich) (254)
Residence (Munich) (256)
Residence (Munich) (256)
Residence (Munich) (258)
Residence (Munich) (258)
Residence (Munich) (266)
Residence (Munich) (266)
Residence (Munich) (269)
Residence (Munich) (269)
Residence (Munich) (276)
Residence (Munich) (276)
Residence (Munich) (279)
Residence (Munich) (279)
Residence (Munich) (287)
Residence (Munich) (287)
Residence (Munich) (290)
Residence (Munich) (290)
Residence (Munich) (291)
Residence (Munich) (291)
Residence (Munich) (293) Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (293)Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (296) Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (296)Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (298) Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (298)Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (300) Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (300)Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (316) Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (316)Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (318) Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (318)Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (326) Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (326)Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (328) Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (328)Ancestral Gallery
Residence (Munich) (339) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (339)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (343) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (343)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (344) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (344)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (348) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (348)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (352) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (352)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (355) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (355)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (359) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (359)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (362) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (362)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (364) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (364)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (370) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (370)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (372) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (372)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (373) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (373)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (374) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (374)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (384) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (384)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (386) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (386)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (389) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (389)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (393) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (393)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (398) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (398)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (400) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (400)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (407) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (407)Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (408) Cuvilliés Theater
Residence (Munich) (408)Cuvilliés Theater

Pictures taken with a Canon EOS1

Map

See also

Munich1,926 photos

Oktoberfest (Munich) (0245) 2013
Oktoberfest (Munich) (0245)2013

Munich (München) is the capital and the largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It is located on the Isar River north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, behind Berlin and Hamburg. About 1.42 million people live… [Read more]

Nymphenburg Palace148 photos

Nymphenburg Palace (0758) Palace
Nymphenburg Palace (0758)Palace
48° 9′ 30″ N, 11° 30′ 18″ E

The Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) is a Baroque palace in Munich. The palace was the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria. The palace was commissioned by the prince-electoral couple Ferdinand Maria and Henriette Adelaide of… [Read more]

Schleißheim Palace107 photos

Schleißheim Palace (377)
Schleißheim Palace (377)
48° 14′ 56″ N, 11° 33′ 48″ E

The Schleißheim Palace actually comprises three palaces in a grand baroque park in the village of Oberschleißheim near Munich. The palace was a summer residence of the Bavarian rulers of the House of Wittelsbach. [Read more]