Friday, May 24 2024

When taking a tourist trip to Munich you may not know where to begin or what sights you want to see. There are a number of attraction sites that you are sure to enjoy.

Many of the landmarks are quite historical. If you aren’t sure where to begin, read the top 10 list below, and certainly you will find some places of interest that you would enjoy visiting in Munich.

Marienplatz: Marien Square and the Town Hall of Munich
Marienplatz is located at the heart of Munich, and by visiting here you will be able to observe and explore all of the old church buildings, landmarks, and the houses throughout the town.

The Marian column is the most popular site; you will be able to see the statue of the Virgin Mary here. A beautiful carillon is known to be housed at the New Town Hall houses; it is called the Glockenspiel.

Frauenkirche: Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady
The Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady is known as the biggest cathedral in Munich. The church itself can hold up to 20,000 people in one sitting. Along with the Town Hall, the Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady makes up the skyline of the town of Munich.

People often come to this location to climb the steps to the top of the tower so that they can have the ultimate view of the city of Munich.

Dachau Concentration Camp
10 miles Northwest of Munich you will find the Dachau concentration camp in Nazi Germany. It was one of the first concentration camps that was built which was used during the 3rd Reich.

The English Garden
Northeast of the residence of Munich is the beautiful landmark known as the English Garden. It is known to be the biggest park in Munich and it is bigger than the Central Park in New York.

Best Beer Halls in Munich
If you are a beer drinker then you certainly don’t want to miss out on the beer in Munich. Munich has some of the best beer bars that you could ever experience. Most of the bars brew their own beer which is what makes them so unique. Hofbrauhaus is one of the most famous beer halls in Germany.

Viktualienmarkt (The Victuals Market)
Just a few feet away from Marienplatz you will be greeted by the busy streets of the Viktialienmarkt. This is a daily outdoor farmer’s market.

Residence Palace of Munich
The residence is located at the end of Munich’s old town and it is known as a previous royal palace where the Bavarian monarchs stayed. Now is a museum where you can explore some of the best European interior decorations.

Deutsches Museum
The German museum is located on an island next to the Isar River. This is where Munich’s City center is. This museum is known as the largest science technology museum in the world.

Museums Ensemble
This museum ensemble consists of three different museums:
The Alte Pinakothek
The Neue Pinakothek
The Pinakothek der Moderne

Olympic Stadium of Munich
The is a stadium that was the location for the 1927 Olympics during the Summer. The design was known to be futuristic for its time.

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