The Pagodenburg was one of the first pavilions to be built in Nymphenburg (1716-1719). Designed by Josef Effner for Max ... More
The Pagodenburg was one of the first pavilions to be built in Nymphenburg (1716-1719). Designed by Josef Effner for Max Emanuel, the building is modeled on the Baghdad Pagoda in Istanbul. Octagonal from the outside, the interior is divided into two hexagonal rooms and a Chinese cabinet. The façade of the pavilion is French rococo; the interior, however, is very Chinese, which was highly fashionable at the time. The rooms are decorated with painted tiles and the ceilings are covered in painted pagodas–hence the name!
Facing Residenz Palace, the Hofgarten (royal garden) was commissioned by Duke Maximilian I and built between 1613 1617. All its
paths converge on the dodecahedral pavilion in the centre, which is crowned by a statue of Diana, one of ...
The triple arched Siegestor was constructed in 1843 52 based on designs by Friedrich von Gärtner. Although it is primarily
a monument to the Bavarian army and its success in the Napoleonic war of liberation, it should be considered ...
Built between 1285 1347, Karlstor served as Munich's western city gate until Prince Karl Theodor ordered the city walls to
be demolished in 1791. Only the gate was left standing and was renamed after the prince. In 1899 1902 ...
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