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  • 1. Useful information

    We probably made a mistake by not giving ourselves enough time. We were trying to cram too much into too little time. Munich is a place to which we plan to return and give ourselves at least three...

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  • 2. 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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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. 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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  • 6. 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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  • 7. 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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  • 8. 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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  • 9. 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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  • 10. 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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  • 11. 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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  • 12. 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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  • 13. 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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  • 14. 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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  • 15. 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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  • 16. 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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  • 17. 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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  • 18. 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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  • 19. Karlsplatz (Stachus)

    This is the entrance to the Pedestrian zone and one of Europe's busiest squares. In the middle there's a huge fountain, which was built for the Olympic Games in 1972. Munich has one of the biggest...

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  • 20. 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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  • 21. 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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  • 22. River Isar

    This July-born Cancer truly is fascinated with all things water, as proven with yet another photo of a thrilling waterway. The magic of the Isar River during my stay in early May was profound,...

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  • 23. Linderhof

    Take another close look of LINDERHOF: Ludwig's favorite castle which was the embodiment of his Baroque fantasies. The route from Neuschwanstein to Ettal & Oberammergau is so romantic & refreshing...

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  • 24. 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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  • 25. Hofgarten

    Hofgarten - the perfect green park in the centre of Munich, very close to Residenz, Marienplatz and other attractions - seemed a nice quiet place for me. I was there in 8 am, when nobody except rare...

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