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Munich Sights

Alter Hof (Münchner Kaiserburg)

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Updated 11/18/2013

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The Alter Hof was the original medieval residence of the Wittelsbachs, the ruling dynasty of Bavaria, established in 1180. The palace now serves various functions. Its infopoint serves as a tourist information center for Bavaria's many castles. Beneath this, in the atmospheric late-Gothic vaulted hall of the Münchner Kaiserburg, there is a multimedia presentation about the palace's history. The west wing was previously home to the refined restaurant Vinorant Alter Hof; it's now closed, but rumor has it that another restaurant will take its place in 2014.

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Alter Hof 1, Munich, Bavaria, 80331, Germany

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  • Infopoint: Mon.–Sat. 10–6

Updated 11/18/2013


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