Munich Warnings and Dangers

  • Main entry point off Marienplatz
    Main entry point off Marienplatz
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  • Glockenspiel show draws people
    Glockenspiel show draws people
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  • Festival events in the square
    Festival events in the square
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  • 1. Safe City

    Munich is the city safer than ever I have visited. It is very normal to see high times of the night by the stations of u-bahn to police, either the national, or the own one of u-bahn. Single a danger,...

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  • 2. The area around the main station

    I'm staying few weeks in München and found the place safe and comfortable. The only exception is at Nett discount supermarket on Dachauerstrasse north of the main station. Nett is incredibly cheaper...

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  • 3. At the Oktoberfest

    Hello...My husband and I just went to the Oktoberfest in Germany to celebrate our 15 year wedding anniversary. We went with his family, who live in Germany. We were there on Wednesday, September 26,...

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  • 4. Dangerous beer

    I could not believe it myself, when I first heared about this special prohibition in Munich : You are NOT allowed to drink alcohol in Marienplatz and the pedestrian zone of Munich !! This law was...

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  • 5. Traffic

    Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do men's and women's brains do...

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  • 6. Too expensive

    YOu can do better someplace else to purchase items to eat, take home such as cheese, meats and spices, etc, of tourist items to take home. There is such a demand and crowds at the market that they do...

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  • 7. Do drink enough!!!

    For years, we have all been told of the importance of water. The general guideline has been to drink 2 liter of water each day. For a person who is not living...

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  • 8. Crowds are "Packed'

    The crowds can be overbearing for the most part. Especially bad is in the Marienplatz square during the Glockenspiel show; which can bring an easy thousand to...

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  • 9. Parking Sucks

    This is a very bad situation if you have a car. Parking in the center near Marienplatz can make you go broke before your time. Parking outside just a few...

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  • 10. Additional safety tip

    To be honest you probably wont need this, but just in case. If youre worried about the possibility of violent street crime while youre in Munich, theres a...

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  • 11. Very clean and safe

    I visited for a few days this month, and was very surprised at how clean the city is and how safe it is as well. Maybe im just a bit jaded, but the town in...

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  • 12. Scary experience

    If you are on subway, pay attention if you notice everyone suddenly getting off and you dont speak German. This happend to me on way to dachau, suddenly train...

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  • 13. Undercover Customs Officers

    Be aware of undercover customs officers in munich's airport. I had a connection flight 30 minutes after my arriving at munich airport, coming from lisbon, an...

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  • 14. Christian Or Pagan? Choose The Right Door

    Check your conscience and choose the correct entrance: Catholic Christian or Pagan? This is a tongue-in-cheek tip about a funny coincidence: The entrance to the...

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  • 15. Kids traveling with one parent

    I am a single mother with full custody of my two kids who are teenagers. We had passports and photo ID's with us but I wasn't prepared when customs questioned...

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  • 16. It's not forbidden smoking

    Coming from Italy where you can't smoke in any public places, restaurants or bars I was surprised from the fact that in Germany is allowed smoking in...

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  • 17. Scientology Recruitment?

    Scientologists beware! You might be slightly offended...Okay, so it's not really a typical trap, and if you get a good tour out of it, wonderful! However, this...

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  • 18. Do not order Weisswurst after noon !

    Weisswurst is one of the most famous specialities of Bavarian cuisine.It should be prepared freshly each day and you may recognize a tourist from outside of...

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  • 19. Taxis, don't puke in them!

    When in Munich, don't get sick in a taxi. A normal ride of a block or two that would normally cost 6 euros ends up costing 60 euros. (And the drivers get quite...

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  • 20. Be close to shelter

    I took this picture from underneath the Propyläen at Königsplatz where I was seeking shelter from a sudden rain. It wasn't a big storm or anything, but it was...

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  • 21. Speak fast

    The pay phones are expensive in Munich. If you absolutely must use one, make sure you have enough change and be prepared to cut out any unnecessary small talk...

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  • 22. Don't eat the skin on those white sausages

    It's rather tough with the look of plastic about it. Heaven only knows what it's made of. But you really aren't supposed to eat it, that's for sure. So...

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  • 23. Bicycles

    Achtung!!! Warning!!! you must be careful while you have a walk in the streets ... because you can be in the bicycle way ... The year I went to Munich I did...

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  • 24. Airport camera testing

    When we entered the restricted area of the airport, after passport control, where they check your luggage, we were asked to "test" our camera to make sure it...

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  • 25. English Garden

    Even if Munich is one of the safest places to be (you can use the Underground as a woman even in the night), you should avoid the English Garden at night, too...

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