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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  • Don Spradlin

    - 20 August 2018 -

    I visited this busy, every-day market on my last morning in Munich. I'd seen the sights on my list and a local recommended I walk through this collection of smaller vendors as a way to get a better feel for the city and what's available from locals who run their stands there. It's esp. fun in the summer months. I found it difficult to find a good coffee vendor, so I walked to the upstairs cafe near the church for a full breakfast ... and ejoyed the scene.

  • Kevin Hu

    - 19 August 2018 -

    A mist visit while in Munich. The little stalls and food establishments make this a buzzing place during the day with the opportunity to try some traditional food in a welcoming outdoor area. The prices are slightly higher due to its location. Local farmers market produce also sold along side shops for tourists. Great spot to bask in the sun and enjoy a big beer.

  • Khalid El-Gazzar

    - 18 August 2018 -

    A vivid market with lots of options to buy. The main product is beer and there is a beer garden for anyone to drink beer. Also the market offers groceries like olives (big variety), shrimps (also a big variety) in addition to fast foods. There are seats all around the place under the trees. There are also something like open air food court.

  • Sarah Chandler

    - 15 August 2018 -

    This was a lot of fun. We enjoyed checking out the various stalls, tasting different dishes, having coffee, and chatting. We ate at a stall with various meat sandwiches. There are also areas with lots of picnic tables where you can bring your food. The set up is nice for tourists and locals alike. We enjoyed our time here and will certainly be back!

  • Iratxe B.

    - 08 August 2018 -

    Great market where you can find many type of food. Typical Bavarian, Sergio's, pastries, Mediterranean, vegan, salads and beers and drink... anything. There are many tables to have a sit in the middle of the square to enjoy your meal. You can meet and know many people because tables are shared. A lot of locals seem to go there. You should try!

  • Elizabeth Smith

    - 29 July 2018 -

    Great area to grab a beer and some food! Just a reminder that on Sunday’s the market stalls are not really open just the beer stall and some food stalls around it. As long as you buy a beer you can sit at the tables and even bring your own picnic. The stall rotates between the original breweries. The day we were there hey were selling Paulaner. It was nice to sit under the trees and take a touring break. The May Pole is very close and you can see it from the tables.

  • Esther Tobin

    - 26 July 2018 -

    When you're visiting Munich, this is not to be missed. A big, outdoor market selling everything from spices to flowers to local delicacies with a large, picnic-table-style seating area beneath mature trees. Locals mix with tourists over beer and traditional Bavarian fare. A great place to stop for a break or lunch and take in Munich at its best.

  • Adam Cooley

    - 19 July 2018 -

    Fantastic open market. They have a little bit of everything - seafood, gelato, fresh produce, beer, wine, sausages and more. It was crowded with plenty of people out enjoying the weather and the atmosphere. You can have an entire meal here or grab a quick snack or something to make at home for later. It is a great spot to relax at while enjoying Bavarian food and drinks.

  • Esther Sebastián

    - 14 July 2018 -

    Nice place to visit with a lot of activity. Sometimes it is really too busy but it is not difficult to be able to buy any products and people are very nice. Good products. A bit pricy. Closed in Sunday's (except the restaurants)

  • Robert C

    - 29 June 2018 -

    Amazing market! Numerous stalls with a lot of variety. This market does not suffer from many stalls selling the same item. If something is in season you will see it at many stalls, but otherwise everyone is offering different items. Tea, coffee, fruit, vegetables, meat, beer, bread, etc. If you're up early it is very nice to walk through the market before the crowds. You get to chat with the vendors and try samples before thei attention needs to go to the masses! Highly recommend a walk here.

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