The first floor of the former court stables houses a collection of Nymphenburg porcelain, the factory which, also located in the palace complex, was founded by Maximilian III Joseph. Its handcrafted products are of legendary kind and quality, nowadays said to be comparable to Augarten and Sèvres only.The collection, supplemented with items from the...more
In the former royal stables in the South Wing is the Carriage Museum, with one of the greatest coach collections in Europe. They also played a part in historical events - the Paris Coronation Coach for example was used for the coronation of Emperor Charles VII in 1742. Among the main attractions of the museum are the magnificent carriages and...more
Within the park, a number of pavilions were built: Pagodenburg, Badenburg, Magdalenenklause, Apollotemple, and Amalienburg.The Amalienburg is an elaborate hunting lodge in the grounds of Nymphenburg Palace. It was constructed in 1734-1739 by François de Cuvilliés, in Rococo style, for the later Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII and his wife, Maria...more
The Queen's bedroom is to see where, on 25 August 1845, King Ludwig II of Bavaria was born. Its mahogany furniture was made in 1815 in Munich, unlike the mahogany furniture for Queen Caroline’s audience room which was made in Paris, same as the furniture in the Queen's Study.You can watch my 3 min 23 sec Video Munchen Nymphenburg Palace out of my...more
The Gallery of Beauties is a collection of 36 portraits of the most beautiful women from the nobility and middle classes of Munich, painted between 1827 and 1850 (mostly by Joseph Karl Stieler, appointed court painter in 1820) and gathered by Ludwig I of Bavaria in the south pavilion of his Nymphenburg Palace. The best known of these are the...more
The Bavarian Elector Ferdinand Maria presented his wife Henriette Adelaide with the inn on the occasion of the long-awaited birth of a successor to the throne Max Emanuel in 1663. The Electress created her "borgo de la ninfe" here, a summer palace with small gardens. From 1701, Max Emanuel had the palace enlarged, the gardens reshaped and a canal...more
The Nymphenburg Palace i.e. is a Baroque palace in Munich. The palace was the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria.Nymphenburg Palace owes its foundation as a summer residence to the birth of the long-awaited heir to the throne, Max Emanuel, who was born in 1662 to the Bavarian Elector Ferdinand Maria and his wife, Henriette Adelaide of...more
The interieur of this Hunting Lodge is in rococostyle. IT was developed by Francois de Cuvillies, who's name is well known. Munich has more buildings from his hand.The exterior is oke but what the interior is the thing to see!For some reason I forgot to take a picture from the exterior, that's why I used the picture of their website.more
After a life of partying Maximilian ordered to make a house, where he could pray and meditate. It was finished in 1725 and stands behind the Palmhouse. In the right front end of the park.To visit the interior you need to put on some mules, for protection of the wooden floors in the house.more
Prices where relatively high, but the ambiance of the place is very nice. Loads of tourists take a break here when visiting the Palace.
The quality of the food is not always good as I heard from a local.
At least at the time I was there I enjoyed my lunch!