MUNICH TRAVELOGUE – DAY 1 – ON OUR WAY TO SCHLOSS NYMPHENBURG

by Antonio Gil December. 21, 2020 435 views
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Nymphenburger Canal - During the summer, gondola rides are offered on the canal, which are mainly used by tourists. In winter, winter lovers cavort here for ice skating, ice hockey games or curling

schloss nymphenburg

schloss nymphenburg

and we even found a princess

and we even found a princess

view from the palace

view from the palace

♫♫ Schloss Nymphenburg ♫♫

Nymphenburg Palace

History

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 Savoy, after some ten years of marriage.

A site on the edge of the court lands, to the west of the city and the Residenz, was chosen for the new building – a location which, at that time, was still some way out of Munich surrounded by open countryside. In 1664 construction began to the plans of the north Italian architect Agostino Barelli, who also designed Munich’s Theatine Church.

Initially, the Italianate "Nymphenburg summer residence" was a mighty cubic pavilion, flanked by the court church, several outbuildings and a small, walled, geometrical garden. By 1679 the palace complex, in its first incarnation, had nearly been finished.

Nymphenburg Palace acquired its present-day dimensions under the elctor Max Emanuel (reigned 1680-1726). Supervised by the court architect Henrico Zuccalli, two off-set pavilions were built on each side of the existing structure, to the north and south. Begun in 1701, the pavilions were linked with the central edifice by galleries.

https://www.schloss-nymphenburg.de/englisch/palace/

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José Manuel 8 months, 3 weeks ago

👌👌

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Gethin Thomas 9 months ago

#6 Were those legs deliberate or an accident? You should be drawn in by the perspective of the rows of flowers but your eye keeps being drawn to the disembodied legs, there's a bit of the surreal about it.

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Antonio Gil Replied to Gethin Thomas 9 months ago

I could have erased them but I thought it was a funny element in the picture 😊 Thanks my friend

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Berckmans Peter 9 months ago

Looks nice to visit. Love #1, well spotted

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Antonio Gil Replied to Berckmans Peter 9 months ago

I'm always looking at something that can be different. Thanks my friend

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Heike 9 months ago

Lol ! The caption of #1 is  hilariously funny! smilesmile

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Antonio Gil Replied to Heike 9 months ago

😊😊😊. Glad you've liked it dear Heike.

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