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Marienplatz

Marienplatz is the heart of Munich. The name Marienplatz means St. Mary’s Square. Since 1158 it used to be the main square of Munich. Right in the center of the square is the large column called Saint Mary’s column. The other fascinating parts of the square are the Old Town and the New Town.

Allianz Arena

Allianz Arena is the great football stadium in Munich. It has 75.000 seating capacity. The stadium is widely known for its unique exterior. It is considered to be the first stadium in the world which has full-color changing exterior. Allianz Arena is the second largest stadium in Germany.

Nymphenburg Palace

Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) is one of the largest royal palaces in Europe, situated in Munich. The Palace was built in 1675 and designed in baroque style. It was founded as a summer residence to the birth of the long-awaited heir to the throne, Max Emanuel. It hosts 300, 000 visitors annually.

Olympiapark

Olympiapark is a large park situated in Munich, Bavaria. Park was built in 1972 for the Summer Olympics. Park serves as a venue for cultural, social, and religious events. Olympiapark has included beautifully shaped landscapes, an artificial hill with the panoramic view and a lake.

New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)

New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus) is a town hall which is situated in the northern part of Marienplatz, Munich. It was built in neo-Renaissance style from 1905-1910. Nowadays it is the seat of the Mayor of Munich the head of the municipal administration.The political bodies hold their sessions here.

St. Peter's Church

St Peter’s Church is the oldest church in Munich. The church which is known as a Peterskirche is a Roman Catholic establishment built in the 12th century in the Bavarian Romanesque style. The interior features the magnificent Mariahilf-Altar, Gothic paintings, sculptures, and a ceiling fresco.

Asam Church

Asam Church is one of the famous and most visited churches of Germany. The church is also known as a St. Johann Nepomuk. The Baroque styled church was built in 1733 by two talented brothers sculptor Egid Quirin Asam, and painter Cosmas Damian Asam. It is the smallest church in Germany.

Glockenspiel im Rathausturm

The Rathaus-Glockenspiel of Munich is a tourist attraction in Marienplatz, the heart of Munich. Part of the second construction phase of the New Town Hall, it dates from 1908. Every day at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. ( as well as 12 noon in the summer) it chimes and re-enacts two stories from the 16th century...

Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche)

The Frauenkirche (Full name: German: Dom zu Unserer Lieben Frau, English: Cathedral of Our Dear Lady) is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising and seat of its Archbishop. It is a landmark and is considered a symbol of the...

Olympic Tower

The Olympic Tower (German: Olympiaturm) in the Olympic Park, Munich has an overall height of 291 m and a weight of 52,500 tons. At a height of 190 m there is an observation platform as well as a small rock and roll museum housing various memorabilia, which is signposted as "Rock Museum" outside the...

Odeonsplatz

The Odeonsplatz is a large square in central Munich which was developed in the early 19th century by Leo von Klenze and is at the southern end of the Ludwigstraße, developed at the same time. The square is named for the former concert hall, the Odeon, on its southwestern side. The name Odeonsplatz...

Karls Gate (Karlstor)

Karlstor in Munich (called Neuhauser Tor until 1791) is one of what used to be Munich's famed city wall from the medieval ages till late into the 18th century. It served as a major defensive fortification and checkpoint. It is located at the western end of Neuhauser Straße, a portion of Munich's...

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