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1 Marienplatz
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Rank: 1 About 55

Marienplatz is situated in the heart of the city and in the Middle Ages; this square was used to be a market place and the place wherein the festivities and tournaments used to take place. This square was originally known as...

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Address: Marienplatz, Munchen
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


2 English Garden
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Rank: 2 About 55

The English Garden is a huge park which is situated in Munich and stretches along the Isar River from the center to the northernmost rim of Munchen. This park almost covers 3.73 square kilometers and this makes it the...

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Address: München
Type: Parks and gardens


3 Nymphenburg Palace
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Rank: 3 About 55

The Nymphenburg Palace is a beautiful Baroque palace which is in Munchen and was the summer residence of the Bavaria rulers. This historic building was built from 1664 to 1758. There is a two storey dining hall which is...

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Address: Schloss Nymphenburg 1, 80638 München
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Deutsches Museum
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Rank: 4 About 55

Deutsches Museum is the largest museum of science and technology in the world. It is located at Museumsinsel 1, 80538 in Munich, Germany. Millions of tourists visit this place every year. It holds a compilation of more than...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Museumsinsel 1, München
Type: Museums


5 Starnbergersee
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Rank: 5 About 55

Not far from Munich in southern Bavaria, there is Lake Starnberg, a place particularly enjoyed by residents and tourists. In fact it offers not only great scenery, attractions and hiking opportunities, but it is also a historical place....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Starnbergsee, Baviera
Type: Nature and sport


6 Olympiapark
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Rank: 7 About 55

Address: Spiridon-Louis-Ring 21, München
Type: Nature and sport


7 Alte Pinakothek
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Rank: 8 About 55

Alte Pinakothek is one of the world’s oldest art museums in Kunstareal, Munich. This famous art gallery was built in 1826 and housed several European paintings, the oldest...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Barer Straße 27, Munich
Type: Museums


8 Neuschwanstein Castle
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Rank: 9 About 55

It is the most famous castle in all of Germany, and inspired the Castle of the famous fairy tale Sleeping Beauty by Walt Disney. The tall white towers give it a magical appearance, all surrounded by a pine forest on the slopes of the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Neuschwansteinstraße 20, 87645 Schwangau
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


9 Bavaria National Museum
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Rank: 10 About 55

The National Museum of Bavaria (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum) was founded in 1855 in Munich. Located in an eclectic style building, the museum's collection comes from the Bavarian family, the Wittelsbach, donated by Maximilian II in 1855.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Prinzregentenstraße 3, 80538 München
Type: Museums


10 Brienner Straße
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Rank: 11 About 55

Address: Brienner Straße, München Germania
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


11 Legoland
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Rank: 12 About 55

Legoland in Munich was opened in 2002 by the famous Danish Lego house. Spread over a total area of 140 hectares, the park includes various thematic areas and more than 40 attractions and spectacular shows. Among the main attractions...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Legolandallee, 89312 Günzburg
Type: Parks and gardens


12 Zoo
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Rank: 13 About 55

Located along the banks of the Isar River, the Tierpark Hellabrunn is the zoo of Munich that, with its 17,000 animals, is one of the largest and most beautiful gardens in Germany. It is the oldest geo-zoo in the world, which divides the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Schladminger Straße 5, München
Type: Nature and sport


13 Theatinerkirche
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Rank: 14 About 55

Address: Salvatorplatz 2a, Munich
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


14 Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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Rank: 15 About 55

One of Germany's most popular attractions is the Romantic Strasse, a long historical road that connects the town of Fussen in the south of Bavaria, to Wurzburg, 300 km up in the north, crossing the magnificent cities that maintained all the ...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria
Type: Surroundings


15 BMW Museum
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Rank: 16 About 55

The BMW Museum is situated near the Olympiapark in Munich, Bavaria. Shortly prior to the opening of Summer Olympics, the museum was established in 1972.  This museum deals with automobile...

Reviewed by: Punam
Address: Am Olympiapark 1, Munich
Type: Other attractions


16 Hofbrauhaus
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Rank: 17 About 55

Hofbräuhaus is the most popular hang-out place and the city’s best known drinking establishment. The world-famous Hofbräuhaus was founded in 1589 and has since been one of Munich’s most popular...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Platzl 9, Munich
Type: Bars


17 Viktualienmarkt
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Rank: 18 About 55

The Viktualienmarkt is a daily food market and also a square which is located in the center of the town, Munich. This market hosts many traditional and folkloric events like the weighing celebrities, gardener’s day, brewers day...

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Address: Viktualienmarkt 3, München
Type: Stores and shopping malls


18 Allianz Arena
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Rank: 19 About 55

The Allianz Arena is nicknamed "Schlauchboot" literally boat, because of its structure, rhomboid cushions in fact cover the exterior, the Allianz Arena is the futuristic stadium in Munich of Bavaria. It has a capacity of over 66,000 seats...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Werner-Heisenberg-Allee 25, Munich
Type: Nature and sport


19 Augustinerbrau
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Rank: 20 About 55

Augustiner brau is a brewery which is situated in Munich and was established in 1328. It is the oldest bar and still independent brewery which produces the most popular brands of beer of Munich.

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Address: Arnulfstraße 52, Munich
Type: Bars


20 Carillon
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Rank: 21 About 55

The Carillon is located on the neo-Gothic facade of the Rathaus (Town hall) of Munich in Marienplatz, the main square of the city, and in summer is activated at 11 am, at 12 pm and 11 pm. The characters parade and there is a duel between two...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


21 Cathedral
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Rank: 22 About 55

The Frauenkirche is Munich's Cathedral, and one of its oldest and most famous buildings. Located right in the city center, it is recognizable for its twin towers, 99 meters high, topped with onion-shaped domes. The first detail that strikes...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Frauenplatz 12, München
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


22 Kloster Andechs
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Rank: 23 About 55

Andechs Monastery is located on the Sacred Mountain, located in Bavaria nearby Ammersee and 45 minutes away from Munich. Legend tells that in the tenth century San Rasso placed on this site, some relics that he had gathered in the Holy...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Andechs
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


23 Residenz Royal Palace
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Rank: 24 About 55

The Residenz Royal Palace is the former residence of the Bavarian Wittelsbach kings built in the 14th century and it has been a museum since 1920. The museum was damaged during the World War II bomb raids and has been restored...

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Address: Residenzstraße 1, Munich
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Oktoberfest Tours
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Rank: 27 About 55

Oktoberfest is probably one of the most known Festival in Europe, and participating in it can be a real funny experience.  

Reviewed by: Ludus Tours
Type: Tours


24 Atomic Cafe
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Rank: 28 About 55

Atomic Cafe in Munich in the south of Germany seems to be riding pretty close to the crest of the cultural wave which is invigorating Europe at the moment and has its epicentre a little north in the heart of Berlin.  It...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Type: Nightlife

Neighbouring places: Munich


Starnberg - 14.5 mi

Starnberg city in Bavaria,

Distance: 23.4
City: Starnberg

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