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Address: Residenzplatz 2, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49 931 355170
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This palace served as the home for Würzburg's powerful prince-bishops...

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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Must-see sight in the heart of Würzburg

Würzburg is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Würzburg Residence. Located less than a kilometer from the Christmas market in the town square, it was a “must see” for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Würzburg is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Würzburg Residence. Located less than a kilometer from the Christmas market in the town square, it was a “must see” for my wife, the history aficionado. It's a magnificent Baroque palace that was created under the patronage of the prince-bishops Lothar Franz and Friedrich Carl von Schönborn. It was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We highly appreciated the tour and recommended it.Interesting and surprising!Price 7,5€.Nice gardens

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The princebishop's residence is a huge palace, but only a small part of it is accessible on the tour. I did the tour with my 12 and 13 year old grandsons, and they enjoyed it, even though there was not much but rooms and architecture for them to look at. Fortunately, the tour was rather short, so they did not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the self guided tour from our Rick Steve's Germany 2016 guidebook. The Residenz has plenty of parking for European standards but it does fill up later in the AM so get there early. The costs for 1 adult is 7.50 Euros and they do offer guided tours in English and German. We were pressed for time so just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are renovations going on inside and I'm not entirely sure if that has any effect on what's open to the public anyway? We originally signed up for the English tour which was in the afternoon. We had read about it already and after going through it ourselves we didn't feel the need to return for the tour. The gardens... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far one of my favorite palaces. The painted ceilings are some of the best in the world. The tours are great and I recommend going on them. The rooms are stunning and well preserved. After the tour go out to the gardens which are wonderful as well. We ended up there on a wine-fest day so we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It wasn't the biggest or the best I've seen, but it offered some nice surprises and was time well spent and very enjoyable to learn about. It shouldn't be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is a great place! Beautiful and luxurious, but the entrance is 7,50 euros a little expensive for the rooms that you can see. You can't entry back packs, big bags and cellphones, but there are lockers. Is not allowed to take pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pity you can't take photos but understandable. This beauty was partially destroyed during the war and has been rebuilt. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Stairs to climb although I think there is a lift. Extremely beautiful place and well maintained. Well worth hours to look at and the grounds outside and also worth the effort of looking at.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"German Versailles" is definitely worth it visiting from the inside also. For a reason many films were shoot hese such as the Three Musketeers for instance. Make sure there are (English) guides available, without one you can not enter most of the interior.

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