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Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is a city steeped in history and culture. Known for its beer gardens, Oktoberfest, and famous landmarks such as the Marienplatz and the Frauenkirche, Munich is a destination that should be on every traveler's list.

One of the most iconic landmarks in Munich is the Marienplatz, a central square that is home to the famous Glockenspiel clock tower. The tower chimes every day at 11 am and 12 pm, with life-sized figures that perform a traditional Bavarian dance. Visitors can also take a tour of the New Town Hall, which offers stunning views of the city from the top of the tower.

Another must-see attraction in Munich is the Frauenkirche, a Gothic church that dates back to the 15th century. The church's twin towers can be seen from all over the city and are a symbol of Munich's skyline. Visitors can climb to the top of the south tower for panoramic views of the city.

Munich is also famous for its beer gardens, which are a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. These outdoor spaces are typically located in parks and offer a relaxed atmosphere where visitors can enjoy a cold beer and traditional Bavarian food. Some of the most popular beer gardens include the Chinese Tower, the English Garden, and the Augustiner Keller.

The city is also famous for its Oktoberfest, an annual festival that takes place in September and October. During the festival, visitors can enjoy traditional Bavarian food, beer, and live music at one of the many beer tents. The festival is a great opportunity to experience Bavarian culture and tradition.

Munich is also home to a number of museums and art galleries, including the Alte Pinakothek, which houses a collection of medieval and Renaissance paintings, and the Deutsches Museum, which is the largest science and technology museum in the world.

Overall, Munich is a city that offers something for everyone. Whether you're interested in history, culture, or just a good beer and some traditional food, Munich is a destination that should not be missed.

Munich Travel Information

The city:

The capital of the state Bavaria (Bayern) is located on the river Isar. It is in the southern part of Germany close to the Alps. So Munich has the advantage that you can spend a nice summer holiday there and in winter you can go for skiing to the Alps.

In the Altstadt, the old city center, the Marienplatz is the heart of the city. There you will find the old town hall and in-between these old history you will find a lot of luxury shops.

One of the famous parties of the world in Munich is once a year the “Oktoberfest”. There you will find a large quantity of German beer and visitors from all over the world.

In the city you should see the “Englischer Garten”, which is a famous park area of Munich and the “Viktualienmarkt”.


The international airport in Munich is called Frany Josef Strauss Airport (MUC). It is located 30 kilometers to the northeast of the city.  You can two train connections, the S-Bahn, to the airport: the S1 from the east of the city and the S8 from the west. Therefore you can reach the city center in 10 minutes without problems. The tickets you can buy at the train station from a machine.

Public Transport

Munich has an excellent public transport network, consisting of city trains (S-Bahn), metro's (U-Bahn), trams and buses. They are very suitable to explore the city centre. You can buy a day ticket, which is valid for the entire network. In addition, there is what is called the Streifenkarte, which gives you more journeys more different days.

Traffic and Parking

All around the city there are Autobahnen (motorways), which all connect to the central ring road (Mittlerer Ring). It is extremely busy during morning and evening rush hour.

Close to the Hauptbahnhof is the “Karlsplatz” car park where you can let your car and keep on by walking to the city or by public transport. Near to the shopping area Kaufingerstrasse is another car park, called “Faebergraben”.

In the city, at the airport or railway station there are car rental companies located. So if you want to discover more from Munich and be flexible there are plenty of different offers, which makes sense to compare before your trip to the city.

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