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  • Surfer riding a wave in Munich's Englischer Garten
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  • Surfers in the Englischer Garten, Munich
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  • 1. Oktoberfest

    Oktoberfest is a huge massive fair, the area is really big with wide space between the different brewerys's tent. Still, during the weekend you have to expect a big crowd. We were there during the...

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  • 2. Useful information

    In front of Munich’s Frauenkirche is an excellent tactile model for visitors with eye sight problems. The model is rather large and “shows” the city from Marienplatz to Frauenkirche, up north to...

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  • 3. Marienplatz

    The most authentic thing I did in Munich was a beer tour. A guide takes a group of about 12 people to many very Bavarian pubs (Beer garden) and you get a drink for free. My tour was the "size matters...

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  • 4. Everything about beer

    Let’s make no secret of it. We both like a nice cold glass of beer. Being abroad is always a challenge to find a beer we like, which reflects our taste of having a beer. In Germany it was sometimes...

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  • 5. Statues, monuments and fountains

    On Viktualienmarkt you will find three fountains which are decorated with statues of Munich's best loved humorists and singers - Karl Valentin (1882 - 1948), Weiss Ferdl (1882 - 1949) and Liesl...

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  • 6. Munich Surroundings

    Go on a day excursion to CHIEMSEE ('Bavarian Sea') where the beautiful SCHLOSS HERRENCHIEMSEE is situated! This is Ludwig II's most ambitious palace, a replica of Versailles. However, only the central...

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  • 7. Hofbräuhaus

    Alois Hingerl - Dienstmann Nr. 172 , aka "Aloisius" is one of the most popular caracters created by Ludwig Thoma. Alois Hingerl was working as an outporter (I found this word for Dienstmann in my...

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  • 8. Olympic Park and Olympic Stadium

    Visit Olympiapark, where the 1972 Olympic Games took place. This park is still a lively and crouded part of the city. Do not forget to take the elevator to the top of the tower for great views of the...

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  • 9. Neues Rathaus (New town hall)

    I loved being able to just relax and people watch here. Everyone was very friendly to me (especially on the subway) so I got around with no troubles at all. That left me with plenty of time for lots...

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  • 10. Christmas Market

    There's a Christmas Market at the airport, in the plaza between Terminals 1 and 2. You know, where Burger King is. It's something to do, I suppose, while waiting for your flight. Kids skate around on...

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  • 11. Neuschwanstein

    This photo was taken while we went on a hike to the bridge (Marienbrucke) nearby... There are some amazing views on that walk and I would recommend it to anyone!! :) The bridge is very high though...

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  • 12. Museums

    The weird museum of stuffed animals (Deutsches Jagd- und Fischereimuseum) on Neuhauserstr. just off Marienplatz. Just don't approach it as a serious museum ... because the taxidermists apprently...

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  • 13. Viktualienmarkt

    Visit Viktualienmarkt, a huge food market. Shown here, one of the restaurants at the market. See more in the travelogue or have a look at this Viktualienmarkt WebCam.

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  • 14. Frauenkirche

    This is another trade mark of Munich, twin tower Frauenkirche, 1 minute walk from Marienplatz. I was trying to make a pic of the church to capture its full size on the pic but found this an impossible...

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  • 15. Englischer Garten

    On a cold winter's day in January 2011, with a layer of snow on the ground, we stopped to watch two brave souls who were surfing on an artificial wave in the river within the grounds of Munich's...

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  • 16. Schloss Nymphenburg

    You can get the park by going behind the castle. Feel free to enter as it is free. It is a great place to walk around and also have a rest. If you have your own light meal, it is the place to make a...

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  • 17. Dachau (Concentration Camp)

    We also visited the Dachau Concentration Camp which was nearby. It was a very dreary day which suited this place perfectly. It was terrible but interesting to watch the short movie about the camp but...

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  • 18. Munich Residence

    You can get to Residenz walking from Marianplatz or from Odeonsplatz. This is a beautiful palace with an expectacular garden in the front, that like others where partly destroyed during the II WW. At...

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  • 19. St. Michaelkirche

    Sorry about this pic's quality. Camera's 'no flash' setting truly deteriorates the image, but this interior was incredibly moving, a must see when in München. Photographs of wartime destruction found...

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  • 20. Tierpark Hellabrunn (Munich´s Zoo)

    Munich Zoo (Tierpark Hellabrunn) The Munich Zoo is one of the biggest Zoos in Germany. Even if you are not a special fan of animals behind bars: Zoos can teach children to understand the variety and...

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  • 21. Deutsches Museum

    Avoid the Deutsches Museum! I was dragged along there TWICE during my stay, and it certainly didn't seem any better the second time! If you like transport museums, you'll probably love it here, and...

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  • 22. Alte Pinakothek

    Munich has 3 world-famous art galleries right next to each other, the "Pinakotheken". The "Alte Pinakothek", with paintings of 14th to 16th century artists, like Dürer and Rubens is the most famous...

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  • 23. Odeonsplatz / Feldherrenhalle

    Visit Odeonsplatz. Shown here is Feldherrnhalle (Field Marshall's Hall). This is the where of the infamous Beer Hall Putsch of 1923 took place. A bronze plaque commemorates the four policemen who got...

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  • 24. The Alps

    Photo: The Krün-Geroldsee against the backdrop of the Karwendel Mountains. Bavaria owes its great tourist appeal to both its rich cultural and historical heritage as well as the spectacular natural...

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  • 25. Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan

    The church's impressive yellow facade introduces a breath of Italy to Munich. Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, wife of the elector Ferdinand Maria, donated this church to the Italian Order of the...

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