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Nymphenburg Palace

Every year on 19 May, the worldwide community of museums celebrates International Museum Day. The largest and one of the most beautiful museum parks in Munich is the Nymphenburg Palace. The largest and one of the most beautiful museum parks in Munich is the Nymphenburg Palace. It is included in the list of Bavarian attractions.

The history of the palace begins in 1662 when the prince-electoral couple Ferdinand Maria and Henriette Adelaide of Savoy had a second child. The boy was named Maximilian Emmanuel. In relation to the birth of the child, the father wanted to give his beloved wife a fabulous villa with a small garden. Two years later, it was decided to build a Baroque house on the site of the open countryside. It was designed by an Italian artist Agostino Barelli. It took 11 years and the construction was almost finished. Little Maximilian spent a lot of time in the summer residence. As the years went by, the boy grew up and decided to expand the building and reconstruct the surrounding area.

Inside the palace everything is made in the Rococo style and decorated with frescoes by Zimmermann, the famous Gallery of Beauties with portraits of 36 of the most beautiful European women by Stihler and lacquer cabinet with black and red lacquered Chinese panels.


Nymphenburg Palace Park forms a single unity with the palace and as one of the largest royal castles in Europe attracts a large number of tourists.


Despite the day of the Museums, the ticket costs as usual: 6 euros.