The Alte Hof, Munich's first royal palace, was originally known as Ludwigsburg, or Ludwig's Castle.u00a0 It is now expensive apartments and Google's office in Munich!
Grunwald Castle is a half hour tram ride to the south of Munich, in the wealthiest part of the city.
Lustheim palace is easily accessed by the S1, half way to the airport.
A full two hours outside of town, Neuschwanstein really takes a full day trip.
Munich's summer palace, Nymphenburg, has the prettiest gardens in town and is just a 15 minute tram ride from the city center on tram 17.
Bavaria's most important palace, the Residenz of the Wittelsbach dynasty who were Dukes, Electors, and Kings of Bavaria from 1180 until 1918.
Schleissheim Palace was built to top all other palaces in what is now Germany, unfortunately the man whom it was built for never achieved the position he sought.
King Maximillian II built this, Schloss Hohenschwangau, as his summer home in the alps.u00a0 It happens to be right next door to Neuschwanstein.
Part of Munich's Egyptian Museum, this castle turned palace is on the S8 about 45 minutes from town.