Munich: whether it is opera, theatre, comedy, ballet, exhibitions,
museums, galleries, sporting events, festivals or other events – Munich
has the line-up to suit every taste. As well as the cultural highlights
there are plenty of other interesting attractions: palaces and castles
yet also parks, beer gardens and guesthouses. Munich combines
everything – grand, full of Bavarian flair and modern.
Our tip: with the
reopening of the BMW Museum and the corporate headquarters, the BMW World offers
visitors the opportunity to discover all there is to know about the BMW
brand in the direct vicinity of the main BMW plant.
The BMW World: daily 9 am
pm. BMW Museum: Tues-Fri 9 am – 6 pm, Sat, Sun and public
holidays 10 am – 8 pm (subject to changes and alterations).
The most beautiful tower,
may be climbed in the city centre is the tower of St. Peter's Church,
lovingly called "Old Peter" by Munich's residents. From a height of 78
metres it offers a stunning view over the streets and alleyways of the
old town and on clear days even as far as the alpine uplands. Another
insider tip for similarly beautiful views is the 85-metre- high city
The neo-Gothic New City
be found on the Marienplatz
square in the heart of Munich. At 11 o'clock in the
morning, visitors flock to the famous city hall bell tower: 43 chimes
ring out across the square and 32 figures dance the Schäfflertanz
(dance of the cooper's guild). The Marienplatz is also a magnet for
visitors in the evening: at 9 pm the nightwatchman gives their signal.
The Baroque building in the
of the city acted as the summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria. As
well as other exhibits, visitors to the palace museum can take a look
at the room in which King Ludwig II of Bavaria was born, and the lavish
grand hall. The original construction and palace grounds were designed
with French palaces acting as inspiration. Extensions included
galleries, pavilions, orangeries and much more, which together create
the expansive palace grounds.
The green part of the city
begins close to Schwabing, the world famous district with its colourful
beer gardens and cutting- edge boutiques. Everyone can unwind and relax
in the English Garden. Enjoy cycling, strolling accross the lawns or
simply kick back and enjoy the sunshine.
beer and the Hofbräuhaus: this local drinking hole in the heart of the
city has been drawing in citizens of Munich and travellers from all
corners of the globe for over 400 years. The tasty beer, the
traditional specialities, the place’s proverbial comfort and its
history have made this beer palace at the Platzl square the most famous
tavern in the world.