Munich Things to Do

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  • 1. Marienplatz

    Marienplatz Square used to be a market place, but then in 1807 Marienplatz's market moved to the nearby Viktualienmarkt. The large column at the center of the square is the column of St. Mary. It was...

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  • 2. Dachau - Concentration Camp

    The term holocaust is an ancient word derived from the Greek language—"holos" (whole) and "kaustos" (burned)—but following the conclusion of World War II the term took on an entirely new meaning. The...

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  • 3. Englischer Garten

    The Englischer Garten is one of the best places to be in Munich when the weather is fine. There is no shortage of walking trails, bike trails, and even horse trails. Not to mention the 4 beer gartens...

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  • 4. Viktualienmarkt

    The Viktualienmarkt is Munich’s premier place to shop for fresh produce, dairy, bread, and Bavarian specialties. In the heart of the Viktualienmarkt, you find a beer garden; shaded by hundred-year old...

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  • 5. Schloss Nymphenburg

    This huge structure was started in 1664 and continuend to be expanded well into the 19th Century. It has been used constantly since by Bavarian and Hofburg royalty and still today belong to the house...

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  • 6. Oktoberfest

    First of all I will confess that I have not been to Oktoberfest personally but during our 2013 visit to Bavaria, my son and daughter in law had the pleasure of attending whilst Ingrid (Trekki) and I...

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  • 7. Olympiapark & Olympiastadion

    At nearly 300m the Olympic Tower soars above the relatively flat Munich skyline, and can be seen clearly for miles around. It offers stunning views whatever the weather and time of day, and the day I...

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  • 8. Residenz

    Munich Residenz (Munchner Residenz) was the seat of government and residence of Bavarian Kings from 1508 to 1918 but opened to the public in 1920! The first building on the site was erected in 1385...

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  • 9. Neues Rathaus - New Town Hall

    The new town hall.This gothic looking building is the centre of town.There is an information store at the front of the building which can be very helpful for the tourist.A number of the walking tours...

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  • 10. Frauenkirche

    This very disctintive church is just north of Marian Platz and is dedicated to the virgin. This 12th century church is the seat of the Munich Archbishop and contains many crypts of the Bavarian...

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  • 11. Deutsches Museum

    Video of Lightning in the German Museum YOu need lot of time to see all things t this museum. Minimum should be one day. Don't go too late there, time is fast over there. There are some different,...

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  • 12. Hofbräuhaus

    Drinking at the Hofbrauhaus is not as much fun as it sounds like. The tankards are HEAVY, it's hard to find a seat, and it's really loud. Between the oompa band and the close tables of drunken...

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  • 13. Altes Rathaus - Old Town Hall

    The Old Town Hall is tucked away shyly in the eastern corner of Marienplatz. It's much less precocious a building than the extravagant newer model, instead making do with a pale, austere Gothic tower...

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  • 14. The Alps

    The Bavarian Alps include the most beautiful landscapes of Germany. Lakes, snow, hiking, great food, ... Don't forget to pass by the Romantische Strasse (the romantic street), the lake at Chiemsee and...

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  • 15. Schloss Neuschwanstein

    Neuschwanstein is a fairy tale castle (actually, Disney used it as his inspiration for Cinderella's castle in Disneyland). In castle terms, Neuschwanstein is young. The castle was constructed between...

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  • 16. Pedestrian zone between Marienplatz and Karlsplatz

    Although we could take the train and avoid the cold it was nice to walk from Marienplatz to Karlsplatz. It’s an almost straight 900 meters long pedestrian route which gets packed by locals and...

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  • 17. Alte Pinakothek

    An amazing collection of Rubens, throw in an El Greco, some Zubaran and friends, and you have one great museum. The free guides are very easy to use and, most importantly, well written and...

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  • 18. BMW Museum

    The new BMW Museum is currently under construction (2005) and won't be ready until 2007. Thankfully there is a temporary display at a special building underneath the Olympic Tower, but unfortunately...

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  • 19. Asamkirche

    When I came to Munich to visit Richie & Doreen, Asam Church was high on my wish list. I realised that it is located almost in the city centre, not far away from underground station Sendlinger Tor. So...

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  • 20. Peterskirche

    St Peter’s church(Peterskirche) –also known as Alter Peter(Old Peter)- is one of the oldest churches in Munich. It’s a roman catholic church that was built in 1368 in gothic style replacing the one...

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  • 21. Karlsplatz (Stachus)

    Karlsplatz is known locally as Stachus. It is a large square in the center of Munich, On the square there is a big fountain in the summer. In the winter there is an open-air ice rink. Underground...

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  • 22. Altstadt - Old Town

    This is the center of Munich, with the city's best-known places to go. Surrounded by a ring of streets, it contains the city's most famous churches, beer halls, the Rathaus (City Hall), and museums....

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  • 23. Beergardens and Beerhalls

    Munich is justly famous for its beer halls. Not just the Hofbrauhaus, but all of them. Socializing here is what the Germans do in their evenings. Bavaria brews all kinds of beers, not just the usual...

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  • 24. Isar river

    I was surprised to see so much green areas,parklands when walking into Munich.The river Isar, Englischer Garten etc has very quiet,peacefull parklands to enjoy.You can find a quiet place and forget...

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  • 25. Castles

    We went on an escorted tour of this castle which was a short (one hour) trip from Munich. We stopped at the base of an extensive park to take the short hike to one of Ludwig II's many castles. The...

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