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Nymphenburg Palace

Visit the Nymphenburg Castle, once known as a place of refuge for the Munich court, and save money with the Munich City Pass / Munich Card!

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Nymphenburg is not only the spacious castle complex of the Bavarian rulers, but is also an extensive park with unique water work shows and is the home to a rich sculpture program and extraordinary park castles.
On a tour, you can take a look at the birth room of King Ludwig II and the world-famous Beauty Gallery of King Ludwig I.
The original Baroque ornamental garden has been repeatedly modified and expanded over the years. Today, it is now an English landscape garden that was designed in the 19th century. Its painterly design was created by the famous garden artist, Friedrich Ludwig von Sckell.
To visit the park castles, we recommend a long walk through the 200-hectare park. The Parkschlösschen Badenburg and its impressive swimming pool, the Asia-inspired Pagodenburg, the Madgalenerklause (which appears as an artificial ruin), and the Jagdschlösschen Amalienburg can be explored in a symmetrical arrangement.

Opening hours Nymphenburg Palace

April – 15 October: Monday to Sunday: 9.00 am – 6.00 pm (last admission: 5.40 pm)
16 October – March: Monday to Sunday: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm (last admission: 3.40 pm) 

Admission fee Nymphenburg Palace

6 €

Address Nymphenburg Palace 

Schloss Nymphenburg, entrance 19
80638 Munich 

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Directions Nymphenburg Palace

Tram 17 to Schloss Nymphenburg 

Special conditions of use Nymphenburg Palace

The free admission ticket for the Munich City Pass is only available at the ticket office in the main palace (Mittelbau). Please show your Munich City Pass to the employees at the cash desk. 

As a Munich Card holder, you will receive an 1 € discount on the regular ticket. Please show your Munich Card to the cashier before paying.

Highlights Nymphenburg Palace

  • One of the largest royal castles in Europe
  • Extensive park with unique water work shows
  • Beauty Gallery of King Ludwig I. 

Near Nymphenburg Palace

Elector Ferdinand Maria donated the castle of his wife, Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, to his long-awaited son Max Emanuel shortly after his birth. In 1664, the construction began. Although it is hardly conceivable today, Nymphenburg laid in the open field at that time, located two hours from the Munich residence. Today it is a green oasis for public use, located right in the middle of the city. The master builders, Agostino Barelli and Enrico Zuccalli, had originally designed Nymphenburg as a Baroque palace. Later, elements of Rococo and Classicism were added. During the reign of the Elector Max Emanuel (1680-1726), the castle was given its present dimensions. 

Visit one of the largest royal castles in Europe - the Nymphenburg Palace. With the Munich City Pass, you save the entrance fee of 6 €. Save 17% with your Munich Card.