Excursion to Nymphenburg Palace — the summer residence of the Wittelsbach (Munich)

Time is irreversible and fleeting. Monotonically moving by rhythmic steps through endless pages of genesis, it leaves only certain moments from the past. And then through the present, based on facts ,it leaves a trace in the inevitable future. Such a way selected, talented and famous people leave a part of their life, wealth and fame in centuries. Nymphenburg Palace is one of the most charming places to visit in Munich.

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    Nymphenburg Palace (Photo: Francisco Antunes / Flickr Creative Commons)
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    Nymphenburg Palace (Photo: Rennett Stowe / Flickr Creative Commons)
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    Nymphenburg Palace (Photo: Rennett Stowe / Flickr Creative Commons)
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    Nymphenburg Palace (Photo: Heribert Pohl / Flickr Creative Commons)
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    Nymphenburg Palace (Photo: Heribert Pohl / Flickr Creative Commons)
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    Nymphenburg Palace (Photo: Heribert Pohl / Flickr Creative Commons)
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    Nymphenburg Palace (Photo: Heribert Pohl / Flickr Creative Commons)
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    Nymphenburg Palace (Photo: Heribert Pohl / Flickr Creative Commons)
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Nymphenburg — The City Of The Nymphs

The Palace complex Nymphenburg has been the perfect decoration of Munich for many centuries, history calls it the summer residence of the Bavarian monarchs. Today our eyes can see magnificent architectural Park complex with man-made canals and ponds, magnificent buildings of the Italian Baroque era, many domestic buildings, museums and fountains, lush lawns and extraordinary vegetation of the Botanical garden.

It all started as always, simply and practicaly: in the distant 70s of XVII century, during the reign of kurfyst Ferdinand, in the West of Munich in the middle of a huge field a building resembling a pavilion of round shape, surrounded by a flowered garden was laid in. It was planned by famous Italian architect Agostino barelli. This ten-year creation was intended to Henriette Adelaide of Savoy as a gift for the birth of Maximilian the second, the long-awaited firstborn and heir to the throne. Romantic wife liked gift, fascinated by its beauty, she dedicated it to the nymphs of the goddess Flora, hence the name Nymphenburg — the city of the Nymphs. Upon ascending the throne, Maximilian the second fairly tried, expanding and beautifying the residence of his dynasty. In fact, Nymphenburg stores its modern look directly from those times. Of course, future rulers, no doubt, also contributed to the transformation of his abode, but they were not significant and were only additions, bearing taste preferences of the current era and the current ruler. The last representative of the dynasty of Wittelsbach, Franz Bonaventura Adalbert Maria Bavarian lives in his ancestral estate, so part of the Palace complex is closed to prying eyes.

Attractions of Nymphenburg Palace and Park, forming a single whole and representing the largest Royal castle in Europe, are the most precious relic of their people and valuable historical monument for tourists around the world.

To book an excursion to Nymphenburg (Munich)

Do You want to visit this wonderful and romantic place and to touch the history of its creation? We recommend You to book a private or group tour with a professional guide, who will tell You the most interesting and juicy details from the history of the place . To order an excursion to Nymphenburg Palace in Munich You need to fill out the application form below or contact us by phone +49(1766)225-25-26, which is available for free calls and chat applications Viber and WhatsApp.



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