"The perfect castle complex," "a masterpiece of Bavarian Rococo," "a real piece of garden art," "the apotheosis of the chambers," "a unique swimming pool." It is difficult to imagine it all in one place, but it still exists. His name - Nymphenburg, and the road to it is not so distant. The residence is located in north-western part of Munich.
In the XVII century. a small building has not received such rave reviews. Elector Ferdinand Maria and Henriette Adelaide his wife Savoy settling for less, by the standards of his time. To imagine the original version, you simply remove all the thoughts and leave the main palace, and even then not connected by arched passageways wings.Fame came to him a century later, when it took over four Maximilian Emmanuel's son, in fact, in honor of whose birth and residence built. The project worked best European professionals. New buildings appeared as if by magic: a hunting lodge, Amalineburg, garden pavilion, Pagodenburg, heated swimming pool, Badenburg, and even Mary Magdalene hermitage with a chapel, a grotto, from social life, too, had to rest.
Walking through the park area of 200 hectares can be long, especially because of the way there are very interesting objects, each of which is worthy of attention: waterfalls, gazebos, fountains and statues. There's even special mushrooms grow, no wonder every year in the nearby Botanical Garden held the relevant exhibition. But we should pay attention to interior decoration, which in no way behind the veneer. Here and lacquer painting, and Genoese velvet wallpaper and rice, and Dutch tiles. Say what you like, and Nymphenburg, you can write dissertations on the subject of tastes Bavarian nobility. No cost and no chapter on human weaknesses. One of the most famous halls called the Gallery of Beauties with more than thirty portraits of girls mileyshih the first half of the XIX century., Among which, of course, the mistress of Ludwig I, on the initiative which was decorated room.
Specifically, the journey of castles in Bavaria should start from here, because here was born and spent his childhood years, the same "fairy-tale king" Ludwig II, on which the request was created by a number of architectural masterpieces that have made this land one of the most popular in Germany. Who knows what will inspire you to walk through Nymphenburg.