Frauenkirche & Alps (Place mouse over image to pause text)
The skyline of the third largest city in German would be incomplete without the defining landmark of The Frauenkirche (the Cathedral Church of Our Lady). Twin brick towers (1488) with domes (1524) dominate the city centre. On a clear day, ascend the South Tower by lift for a clear view of the Alps.
Marienplatz (Place mouse over image to pause text)
The former wheat market is now the site for the Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall), the Glockenspiel, the Mariensäule (Column of the Virgin Mary) and the Fischbrunnen. This popular square is part of the pedestrian zone, busy with shoppers and popular with buskers in the summertime.
Viktualienmarkt (Place mouse over image to pause text)
Behind St. Peter’s, the oldest church in Munich, is this major attraction for those who love food. Since 1807, stalls exhibit everything from meats, cheeses, vegetables and spices around one of the more popular beer gardens in the city. On the perimeter of the market place is the recently reconstructed Schrannenhalle (2005), the 19th Century iconic iron and glass landmark.
Hofbräuhaus (Place mouse over image to pause text)
Built in 1896, this beer hall is the most publicized monument in Munich. Tourists gravitate toward the Royal Brewery beer hall daily to fill the long group tables, drink Maß beer while listening to the live and lively homoplasy band.
Pinakothek der Moderne (Place mouse over image to pause text)
Since 2002, this remains the largest museum in Europe that displays work of Art, Design, Architecture & Work on Paper under one roof. Designed by Stephan Braunfels, the collections extend from the Rotunda to various spaces in this light and airy building.
Deutsches Museum (Place mouse over image to pause text)
On an island in the middle of the Isar River is the largest Science & Technology Museum in Europe. Opened in 1925, this purpose built site has 50 exhibition areas that covers over 50,000m². This interactive museum entertains as well as educates in the presence of the world’s first automobile, the first German train, as well as the original Droner Do 31 of 1867.
National Theater (Place mouse over image to pause text)
The largest opera house in Germany attracts the high society of Munich and guests alike. The General Manager Nicholas Bachelor and General Music Director Krill Peterson presented the musical programme for the 2014/15 season: "Glances Kisses Bites".
Olympic Park (Place mouse over image to pause text)
Constructed for the 1972 Summer Olympics in "Perisynovial" ("upper meadow-field"), the Olympic Park continues to serve as a venue for cultural, social, and religious events such as events of worship.
Allianz Arena (Place mouse over image to pause text)
The world-class sporting venue was host to the 2006 Football World Cup opening game. Home to both FC Bayern München and TSV 1860 München, this stadium offers a mixture of sport and hospitality.
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