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Northwest of the city centre is the summer residence of the Wittelsbachs, built in Italianate style from 1664. The main building includes the Schönheitsgallery (Gallery of Beauties) collected by Ludwig I, which is filled with portraits of many of the women that he considered beautiful. The Steinerner Saal has an elaborate frescoed ceiling and the Marstall-museum, housed in the court stables, includes the coronation coach of Emperor Karl VII. Palace open daily Apr-mid Oct 9am-6pm; mid Oct-Mar 10am-4pm (some sections closed in winter). Palace park 6.30am-dusk. Palace, park & museums €11.50, child €9; Palace only €10 for museum and Marstallmuseum.