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Nymphenburg Palace

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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. 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. The Nymphenburg served as the main summer residence for the former rulers of Bavaria of the House of Wittelsbach.

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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