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Nymphenburg Palace

Schloß Nymphenburg 1, 80638 München, Germany

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About Nymphenburg Palace

Combined with the adjacent Nymphenburg Palace Park, it constitutes one of the premier royal palaces of Europe. Its frontal width of 632 m (2,073 ft) (north-south axis) even surpasses Versailles Palace in France. It served as the main summer residence for the former rulers of Bavaria of the House of Wittelsbach. Nymphenburg is open to the public but also continues to be a home and chancery for the head of the House of Wittelsbach.



Attractions near Nymphenburg Palace

Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum4.06km from Nymphenburg Palace

Museum featuring historical and present-day transport and mobility in the three exhibition halls.

Olympiaturm4.15km from Nymphenburg Palace

Located in the Olympic Park, Munich, it has an overall height of 291 m (955 ft) and a weight of 52,500 tons. At a height of 190 m (620 ft) there is an observation platform as well as a small rock and roll museum housing various memorabilia. At a height of 182 m (597 ft) there is a revolving restaurant, which seats 230 people.

BMW Museum4.62km from Nymphenburg Palace

The museum contains engines and turbines, aircraft, motorcycles, and vehicles in a plethora of possible variations. In addition to actual models, there are futuristic-looking, even conceptual studies from the past 20 years displayed here.

Glyptothek4.81km from Nymphenburg Palace

Commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig I to house his collection of Greek and Roman sculptures. It is Munich's oldest public museum and contains sculptures dating from the archaic age (c. 650 BC) to the Roman era (c. 550 AD).

Alte Pinakothek5.07km from Nymphenburg Palace

An art museum located in the Kunstareal area in Munich. It is one of the oldest galleries in the world and houses a significant collection of Old Master paintings. The name Alte (Old) Pinakothek refers to the time period covered by the collection—from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century.

Pinakothek der Moderne5.26km from Nymphenburg Palace

A modern art museum, situated in central Munich's Kunstareal. It is one of the world's largest museums for modern and contemporary art. The Museum is divided into Art, Architecture, Design, and Works on Paper.

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Bavaria has a unique culture, largely because of the state's former Catholic majority and conservative traditions. Bavarians have traditionally been proud of their culture, which includes a language, cuisine, architecture, and festivals. The state also has the second-largest economy among the German states by GDP.