Viktualienmarkt 3, Munich


Viktualienmarkt is the largest food market situated in the corner of Munich. The market was founded in 1807 May 2 with the help of the King Maximillian. During its development variety of shops added to it such as butchers' hall, fish hall, pavilions for bakeries and fruit vendors, flower shop, etc. Now the territory of market covers 22,000 m2(240,000 sq ft), 140 stalls and shops offer flowers, exotic fruit, game, poultry, spices, cheese, fish, juices and different other goods. The market considered being one of the specialties of Munich. Annually lots of tourists come here to taste the exotic food, tasty cakes, fruits and other culinary wonders of the city and also feel the amazing taste of the German beer. As the market is a culinary heart of the city, besides the shops, here you can find different cafes and restaurants serving lots of specific, special, German goods. Throughout the Viktualienmarkt, you will also see many fountains. These are newer additions, dating back from the 1950s. If you happen to be in, Munich this market will surprise you not only with its wonderful shops but also with the lively atmosphere. So, become one of those happy tourists who come here and take something full of German reality from the Viktualienmarkt.

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Open Hours:

  • Mon

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Tue

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Wed

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Thu

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Fri

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Sat

    10:00 - 15:00

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  • Doug Canfield

    - 29 January 2018 -

    Huge variety of delicious local food as well as a great open air market. A really cool place to take in some local flavor! Possible downside, not much for seating at a lot of the walk up food vendors, and restrooms are scarce.

  • Discovering Destinations

    - 12 January 2018 -

    Viktualienmarkt – Munich – Germany We just loved this daily food market! We were not sure how to pronounce Viktualienmarkt, but it was not difficult to get there since is really center located in Munich and it’s just a fun place to stay for few hours, have some food and drinks with lots of people around! The farmer’s market that is really popular for gourmets has a bit of everything you can imagine. You will find cheese, fruits, flowers, good wine, sausages, traditional German food, non traditional German food and, of course, lots of beer. We arrived there after a day walking around the historic old town then we had a kind of later lunch or earlier dinner and it was surprising really affordable since it’s also a place that has lots of tourists. We loved the ambience, the building around are really charming, people were having lots of fun and we could enjoy a great time with a good beer getting a sit in one of the tables around the restaurants. We just wish to have another day to go back there, but our schedule was really overbooked until our next destination. Grade: Eli = 4, Serge = 4 Recommend: Totally, great food and beer for a good price

  • Claudia Cavariani

    - 05 January 2018 -

    A very typical market full of colours and flavours. There are a lot of small places to have a beer or a nice meal for good prices. As any other fine market anywhere in the world, there are lots of locals shopping or just having a beer, so be patient during your visit.

  • Lizzyrosey Wynne

    - 28 December 2017 -

    Most the stalls are selling the same stuff, it wasn't that many there either. There is a fish/seafood place which has open place where you can order and eat at the counter. Don't go !!! Specially if you traveling from a country has good seafood! We ordered the Oysters, and fish burgers, they were not nice at all. We are from ireland and I have say to Ireland does have the best Oysters!! I have leaned that stick to pork or sausages while in Germany, they the do the best! Overall, this market is not attractive to tourists at all.

  • John Aves

    - 21 November 2017 -

    Great in the summer, great in the winter! Be mindful that the market is closed on Sundays, if you're planning to go try and get in on a Saturday as the place is buzzing. Everything on offer here from cheeses and meats, gifts, fresh produce, local delicacies . . . There are places to eat and drink within the market too, with outdoor seating available all year round.

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