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

    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 Northern Ireland where I live has a big...

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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. Dangerous beer

    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 an active lifestyle this may be enough,...

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  • 4. 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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  • 5. 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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  • 6. 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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  • 7. Religion

    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 Generalvikariat , the administration...

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  • 8. Airport Security

    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 was stopped by a customs officer when all...

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  • 9. Crowds

    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 see the site. Other places in the center...

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  • 10. Trains

    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 out of service and people ran off, but i...

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  • 11. Weisswurst

    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 Bavaria instantly, when he expects to be...

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  • 12. Bike Lanes on Sidewalks

    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 understand enought german to know that...

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  • 13. Glühwein

    Gluhwein! While walking in the street in center Munich you can see many people wandering with strange blue cups. Well they are drinking Gluhwein! Gluhwein is hot red wine with optional 'toppings' like...

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  • 14. Weather

    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 enough to get me pretty wet. I found that...

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  • 15. Muggings

    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 little tobacconists shop Landwehrstrasse...

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  • 16. The Language Barrier

    Don't expect anyone outside of international hotels to speak English. Many people do, but a lot of restaurant staff, bierkeller staff and so on don't. Just because the menu is in English, you can't...

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  • 17. Smoking in Restaurants (OUTLAWED)

    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 restaurants. So..pay attention because they smoke...

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  • 18. Children

    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 me on our departure. Apparently, I should...

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