- The Hofkapelle is located inside the magnificent Residenz Museum, the palace that has been the home of Munich's kings, dukes, and, later, statesmen. The chapel was built somewhere in the early part of the 17th Century and is in honor of the Virgin of Immaculate Conception, of whom the Duke Maximilian I was a devotee. It is here that the royal occupants of this palace came to worship everyday, though they sat in the the balcony above, while the rest of the court prayed in the main chapel. A visit here is a true treat for any architecture and art enthusiast, and the altar paintings done by German legendary painters Johann Baptist Zimmermann and Franz Zimmermann are a must-see. See the website or call for more information.
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