Munich and Nymphenburg – always worth a visit.
Munich is a popular destination: Thousands of people from throughout the world visit the bavarian state capital every year. It not just the world famous “Oktoberfest” beer festival that the city has to offer, but there are many Sights, Attractions, Churches and more to discover. The district of Nymphenburg is one of the most beautiful and historic areas of the city. You could spend a wonderful day just in Nymphenburg alone visiting the parks, gardens and castle.
“the metropolis with a heart”
With around 1.5 million inhabitant and covers an area of over 31.000 hectares, Munich counts as one of the largest cities in Germany.
The city has been coined “the metropolis with a heart” by it’s citizens and visitors and is rich in history. The first mention of Munich in a document was in 1158 when it was still a market and it became a recognized city in 1175.
Fast forwarding to today, Munich is a cultural and economic capital city that offers visitors a rich variety of art, history, sights, museums, parks, old and modern architecture.
Munich’s “green oasis”
The district of Nymphenburg lies in the west of the city and is influenced by the famous Nymphenburg Castle. The are ample examples of architecture from the Gründerzeit and Jugendstil eras in the district.
Residents and visitors alike value the extensive castle park which provides the perfect arial to enjoy a long walk or get away from the hustle-and-bustle all year round.
The botanical gardens is one of the most important botanical gardens in the world and is visited by over 350,000 visitors a year. It covers an area of 21.20 hectares and houses approximately 16,000 plants.
A key part of the Munich and Bavarian culture are beer gardens. In Nymphenburg, you will find one of the largest in the world – the “Königlichen Hirschgarten”.