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Glyptothek and Propylaea: photos, description und Glyptothek Propilei)

While still a crown Prince Ludwig I, enchanted by antiquity, ordered the agents to purchase Greek and Roman works of art. Having built the Glyptothek in 1816-30, Leo von Klenze created thereby is worthy of framing for exhibits. The building of the Glyptothek, with four outbuildings, a courtyard which gives light to the halls, is situated behind the arcade with ionic columns. The outer walls without Windows are animated with sculptures set in niches.

The building of the Propylaea was designed by Leo von Klenze in the neoclassical style modeled on the Propylaea of the Athenian Acropolis. The Propylaea was built on the money of private Foundation Ludwig I after his abdication.