Marienplatz, Munich

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    Marienplatz--great shops,...

    by jhawk1000 Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Marienplatz--great shops, entertainment.

    Fondest memory: This at Fasching in Munich was jam packed but fun. Years ago was in the Munich marathon. Much to do and see. Also, flying into Munich airport is now a breeze and much easier than Frankfurt

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    Two main things to see in...

    by barcodex Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Two main things to see in Munich are, of course, Marienplatz and Frauenkirche. On most postcards you find either Dom or Townhalls ('old' and 'new'), the only exception I can admit is Octoberfest, but it is a season thing, and mostly a cultural event, not the city sightseeing. This is a photo of Marienplatz.

    Fondest memory: Marienplatz is a magneto - all tourist roads lead to this square.

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    Take a stroll down the...

    by NineMiles Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Take a stroll down the Marienplatz.

    Fondest memory: As much of a tourist trap as it seems, we enjoyed watching the clock tower when it struck the hour. I'm not sure I can explain it, but this is a 10-minute event. The clock chimes a song while life-sized figures spin around in the center of the tower. I've heard that someone had the opportunity to actually ride on one of the mechanical horses, just like a merry-go-round, but that could have been a rumor.

    To be honest, I don't even know the name of this building. I want to say it was the Glockenschpiel -- I know that must be misspelled (someone please tell me the real spelling). But I can't be sure what it was called. I just know it was a great site to see. The picture is of the back of the tower.

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    Buskers of all styles

    by gordonilla Written Apr 8, 2005

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    Favorite thing: I enjoyed listening to the Khukh Mongol Musicians - it does seem that there are so many interesting street musicians of all styles performing.

    Khukh Mongols

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    by Bregman Updated Feb 19, 2005

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    Favorite thing: Go to Marienplatz. Seen here is a detail from the famous Neues Rathaus. Check out the travelogue for more.

    Neues Rathaus

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    The heart of Munich

    by Henkster Updated Mar 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: This is Munich's central square, the Marienplatz with the Neo-Gothic Town Hall around 1900.
    It still looks the same today, except for the railroad tracks running through it.

    Marienplatz around 1900

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    A facade to entice you inside

    by adambeau Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Fondest memory: Enjoying another bier while gazing at the beauty of this kirche as passer's-by entertain the people-watching crowds in Marienplatz.

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    by singjaz Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Fondest memory: My favorite memory of munich was at Christmas time. Visiting Marienplatz at night with the Christmas market all set up. Music playing and the smell of hot cinnimon nuts everywhere

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