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Nymphenburg

(nüm`fənbo͝orkh), group of châteaus and a large park, Munich, Bavaria, S Germany. The main building is the Nymphenburg château (built 1664–1728), which belonged to the dukes (later kings) of Bavaria. Also noteworthy is Amalienburg (1734–39), a small baroque hunting château designed by François de Cuvilliés. A famous porcelain factory was founded at Nymphenburg in 1747. By the Treaty of Nymphenburg (1741) Spain promised Charles Albert of Bavaria (see Charles VIICharles VII,
1697–1745, Holy Roman emperor (1742–45) and, as Charles Albert, elector of Bavaria (1726–45). Having married a daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I, he refused to recognize the pragmatic sanction of 1713 by which Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
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, emperor) its support in his attempt to secure the imperial election.
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A guided bus tour of the city efficiently breezed us through the sights; Nymphenburg Palace was a standout attraction.
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Contract award: maintenance as well as glass and frame cleaning for the nymphenburg palace.
My first stop was Nymphenburg Palace, the favourite summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria.
In the west of the city lies the Nymphenburg Palace with park and pavilions, which was the summer residence of the Bavarian monarchs.
You'll also get the chance to admire Munich's beautiful Nymphenburg Palace and park, once the summer home of the Bavarian monarchs.
Uwe Kiessler has said he took inspiration from Munich's English Park and Friedrich von Sckell's nineteenth-century greenhouse structures in Nymphenburg palace.