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Nymphenburg Palace

Baroque palace in Munich, Germany / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Nymphenburg Palace (German: Schloss Nymphenburg, Palace of the Nymphs) is a Baroque palace situated in Munich's western district Neuhausen-Nymphenburg, in Bavaria, southern Germany. The Nymphenburg served as the main summer residence for the former rulers of Bavaria of the House of Wittelsbach. 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.

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Nymphenburg Palace
General information
Architectural styleBaroque
LocationMunich, Germany
Coordinates48°09′29″N 11°30′13″E
Construction started1664
Design and construction
Architect(s)Agostino Barelli
Other designersEnrico Zucalli, Giovanni Antonio Viscardi, Joseph Effner

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