For five hundred years the facility in the middle of the old city was the residence and center of power of the Bavarian dukes, electors and kings.
The baroque Nymphenburg Palace in the western part of Munich was the summer residence of the Bavarian monarchs.
The Badenburg used to be a public bathing scene for the court's enjoyment.
Sie gehört zum Nymphenburger Schlosspark.
The hall of mirrors creates an ethereal atmosphere in Bavarian national colors.
The Pagodenburg in the Nymphenburg Palace Park mixes Chinese with rococo styles.
The famous "fairytale castle" of King Ludwig II, has over one million visitors a year.
After visiting Versailles, Ludwig II set out to create a Bavarian counterpart: Der Linderhof.
The Lustheim Palace near Munich was Maximilian Emanuel's "hunting palace".
The New Schleißheim Palace houses the State Gallery of European Baroque Painting.
The "Altes Schloss" (Old Palace) is a rare example of a late Renaissance country.
Fascinating architecture full of history can be found here.