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Munich City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"Munich Grand Hop on Hop off TourEnjoy Munich in our open air double-decker buses. Discover the highlights of our city with our comprehensive Hop on Hop off tour. Our route invites you to discover sights such as the Pinakotheken art museums the world famous Hofbrauhaus the National Theater with the Royal Palace Marienplatz and the Viktualien market with its colorful outdoor stalls.Our tour continues to the Palace of Nymphenburg the former summer residence of the Bavarian elector princes and kings with its beautiful and spacious gardens. To get an impression of modern Munich you will visit the Olympic grounds where you will find other attractions like Sea Life the BMW museum and the new BMW Car World. You will have a fantastic panoramic view from the top of the 290 meter high Olympic Tower. Later we will pass through the former artist quarter of Schwabing where you may stroll along Leopold street. The frequent
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"Private Full-Day Munich History and Beer Culture Walking Tour Including Munich Old Town
"Private Full-Day Munich History and Beer Culture Walking Tour Including Munich Old Town Hofbraeuhaus or Beer & Oktoberfest Museum Visit and Weisswurst Breakfast""After arranging to meet you - either at your downtown hotel or at Munich's main square Marienplatz you'll start your personalized exploration of Munich. Founded in 1158 Munich has a rich history from the “First Reich Second Reich” and was of course
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Panoramic Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Munich by Double-Decker Bus
"Explore the highlights of Munich at your own pace. See Nymphenburg Palace Olympic Park the English Garden the historic Old Town Odeonsplatz Marienplatz and more as you travel aboard a comfortable double-decker bus. Enjoy the full one hour loop or start hopping on and off immediately. Take advantage of the 24 or 48 hour pass along with other upgrades.This tour offers commentary on the bus in ""
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Marienplatz Tips (120)

The beautiful fish fountain and its legends

This beautiful fountain is a popular meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Obviously it also seems to be famous for some questionable stags (aka stag party guys) who appear in ridiculous...
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Aug 10, 2016

Marienplatz - a hive of activity

Marienplatz was buzzing with activity when we went on Saturday 7 November 2015. There were so many people, tourists and locals alike strolling along the pedestrianized thoroughfare. The crowds were...
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Dec 21, 2015

The hearth of Munich

Marienplatz i s the most popular place.The meeting point where a lot of people converge daily.The very hearth of Múnich.Something similar to Puerta del Sol in Madrid or Times Square in...
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Jun 01, 2015


Daily a peal from a chiming clock with 32 figures almost in human growth represent stages from history of city. Rathaus-Glockenspiel Every day at 11 a.m. (as well as 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. in summer) it...
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Feb 21, 2015

Maria's Column

Marienplatz is obliged its name to Maria's column which was created in the center of the square by Gubert Gerhard in 1638 as a token of gratitude for mercy of city during the Swedish...
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Feb 21, 2015


Marienplatz is the center of Munich from the basis of the city by Henry Lion in 1158. Prior to the beginning of XIX century grain and country markets took place at Marienplatz. In the Middle Ages it...
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Feb 21, 2015


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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Aug 10, 2013

Marienplatz-Walk the square rounding corners

The square is nice to see. Get a place arranged ahead of time before people come to take the picture of the clock show at 11AM, 12 noon, and 5PM hours. The real beauty is in the square itself and the...
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Jun 23, 2012

most popular area is marienplatz

* most popular area in munich is marienplatz* July Festivals und Events in Munich June 29 - July 7, 2012 30TH MUNICH FILM FESTIVALThe international film scene presents itself in Munich. Venues:...
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Jun 12, 2012


In the center of the Marienplatz, you’ll find the Mariensaule, the column of St. Mary, which was erected in 1683; topped by the golden statue of Virgin Mary, the column celebrated the end of the...
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Apr 27, 2012

Old Town "Marienplatz"

Marienplatz – Mary’s Square is the central square in the heart of Munich. From here, we explore many old and wonderful buildings, churches and landmarks. Marienplatz houses the Mariensäule, the Marian...
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Apr 27, 2012

Golden Statue

The beautiful Marian statue is fashioned in gold and stands tall on the square right outside the Rathaus. It dates back to the 17th century and was built to commemorate the end of the Thirty Years War...
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Mar 14, 2012
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Things to Do Near Marienplatz

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Neues Rathaus - New Town Hall

Munich’s Marienplatz is famous, maybe even the most popular attraction for visitors in town. People flock here for the famous Glockenspiel, use it as a meeting point, visit the tourist office or start...
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St. Peter's Church

St.Peterskirche or Peter's Church is the oldest church in Munich. At the end of the 12th century a church in the Bavarian Romanesque style was consecrated, and expanded in Gothic style shortly before...
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Altes Rathaus - Old Town Hall

This is merely a "walkthrough" the arches for entry into the Marienplatz Square. There is no museum inside; just some offices above. The building was constructed in 1470-1480, even though there is...
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This is spectacular! I wish we had a market area like this back home. I would be shopping here all the time! Cheese, meat, olives, sandwiches, mushrooms, flowers and so much more! It was early morning...
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Frauenkirche - Cathedral Church of Our Lady

We spent more time looking round the insides of Munich Cathedral than on previous visits and found it really quite interesting inside. It has lovely stain glass windows, interesting tombs, a crypt....
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Deutsches Jagd- und Fischereimuseum - Hunting and Fishing Museum

There is a statue of a wild boar outside the entrance of the German Hunting and Fishing Museum. You will find it if you walk along the Neuhauserstrasse from Karlsplatz to Marienplatz. It is considered...
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Getting to Marienplatz


Marienplatz, Munich


  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:00