The most famous room in the Schloss Nymphenburg is the Schönheitengalerie (Gallery of Beauties), in the southern wing, a portrait...
This commanding palace and its lavish gardens sprawl around 5km northwest of the Altstadt. Begun in 1664 as a villa for Electress...
Also in the main building of the palace, the Marstall- museum displays royal coaches and riding gear (including Ludwig II's...
Schlosscafé Im Palmenhaus
The glass-fronted 1820 palm house, where Ludwig II used to keep his exotic house plants warm in winter, is now a high-ceilinged and...
Lonely Planet review
The royal gardens take the form of a magnificently landscaped English-style park. They contain a number of follies, including the Amalienburg , a dainty hunting lodge with a domed central room and the Pagodenburg Chinese teahouse.