On a cold December morning we took the train to Dachau, small boring german town 20km NW of Munich. I guess noone would ever know about this old medieval town if it wasn’t the area where the Nazis... more
Both are close to each other and have some unique sites around the lakes. They are about 25 miles SW of Munich and a lot of locals go her eon weekends. There are a number of little towns/villages... more
Schloss Neuschwanstein is one of the most beautiful 2nd set of seven wonders of the world. King Ludwig spent the Bavarian empire into bankruptcy to build this and other castles in the proximity area.... more
Almost in front of Deutsches Museum there is a juwel to be discovered by turist.
Whoever has been in Budapest will remember the wonderful public baths in there: Such one is Müllersche Volksbad.
The Japanese Tea House in the Englischer Garden is a real off the beaten track find. We were wandering around after our stop at the beer garden and pretty much stumbled upon it. Upon reading the sign,... more
Just past Ettal is a magnificent lake called the Eibsee. Even from the pictures taken on this cloudy day, you can see that the views are tremendous. In 1994, you could pull over at any number of free... more
This quaint little village gets more than its share of tourists during the year. Most of the buildings are decoratively painted with murals on the outside walls. They are of scenes and alpine look.... more
Tegernsee is a fascinating small city bordering the beautiful clear lake of the same name. There are many traditional shops, cafes, etc. alongside the lakefront pedestrian promenade. The nicely... more
On 5 September 1972, 11 Israeli athletes competing in the XX Olympiad in Munich and a German Police Officer were killed by terrorists.
The memorial is very probably walked past by many visitors to... more
Hardly even off the beaten path, the Nymphenburg Palace is just a quick Tram ride away (tram 17 or bus 41). It was once the summer home of the Wittelsbach family and was built in several individual... more
One hour south of Munich, near the Austrian border, is Königssee (King's Lake). Like a norwegian fjord the lake stretches over 8 km below the mighty Watzmann (2713 m). You can visit the chapel of St.... more
King of Bavaria, Ludwig II., grew up in Hohenschwangau castle and when he was king he decided to rebuilt the castle next to it. As he loved the old times he wanted the castle to look like a knights'... more
Bavaria Film Studio, this was a tour (combined with a city tour) and it takes you around the studios in Geiselgasteig.This was where films such as 'The Boat' (Das Boot), 'The Neverending Story' and... more
Another quiet place is the Suedfriedhof - an old cemetery close to the center only a 15-minute walk from Marienplatz or 2 minutes from Sendlinger Tor. Here you will find Munich's celebreties of the... more
The Munich OKTOBERFEST has become a renowed festival that promotes the best Bavarian food, entertainment and beer ! It's one of the biggest public festival in the world and will be held in 2003 for... more
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Munich is one of the biggest tourist attractions of Germany and it deserves to be for its nice architecture and...
Or the City of Singles, or any number of names the locals give it. Munich is a big city, with a small town atmosphere. It is many things to many people. Many people love it, some people hate it, but...