Kempten im Allgäu Travel Tip:
Rooms of State in the Residence
After the Benedictine Monastery founded in 750 was destroyed in the Thirty Years' War, the church and residence were rebuilt under Prince-Abbot Roman Giel von Gielsberg as the first monumental monastery complex in Germany. The project was commenced in 1652. The residential rooms were furnished from 1732-1742 under the direction of the artistically knowledgeable Prince-Abbot Anselm von Reichlin-Meldegg. The baroque building with double courtyards was built by Michael Beer and Johann Serro and includes the
Fürstensaal (Hall of the Dukes) with its austere stuccowork and the
Prunkräume (Rooms of State) with gorgeous Rococo decoration which is unique in South Germany.
Hours: April-September: 9 am-4 pm, October: 10 am-4 pm, November, January-March: Saturdays 10 am-4 pm. Closed Mondays.
Admission: Adults 3 €, Concessions 2 €.
Address: Residenzplatz 4-6, 87435 Kempten
Tags: Kempten, Residence, Rococo
Location of Kempten Residenz
Have a question about Kempten Residenz? Ask a local resident for special Kempten Residenz insider tips ...
In case you have a specific question for Kempten Residenz or would like a Kempten Residenz insider tip from one of our local property owners and Kempten Residenz experts. Simply add your question and enter your email address. You will typically receive responses from us soon, in many cases within less than 24 hours! Please note: We do not share your email address with with anyone. Responses will solely be sent from us.
More Kempten im Allgäu Travel Tips
Kempten im Allgäu is the largest city in Allgäu, a region in the south-west of Bavaria, Germany. Population was c. 61,000 in 2006. The area was possibly settled originally by Celts, but was later overtaken by the Romans, who called the town Cambodunum.…
Related: Kempten im Allgäu travel guide
Where to stay in Kempten im Allgäu?
We have a collection of charming and inviting vacation rentals in Kempten im Allgäu.
Ask a Local for special travel insider tips!
We make it easy for you to post your travel questions and get them answered by local residents and our property owners in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This way you get unqiue travel tips, personalized to your needs. Just type in your destination in the search box and go to your desired destination guide. From there look for the "Ask a Local" box, type in your question and submit. Typically you'll get 2-3 responses within less than 24 hours.
Download free eBook: 10 Tips on how to Live Like a German during your Germany Vacation!
Register for our free monthly Germany travel newsletter and download as a gift this valuable eBook: "10 Tips on how to Live Like a German during your Germany Vacation" - written by Bettina Kraft, owner of the Live Like a German site.
[ + ] More Details