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About Munich

Munich is the third largest city in Germany. It is also the capital city of Bavaria. The city is covered with natural greenery. It has gorgeous Rococo architecture and a cozy atmosphere. Munich is bright with the afterglow of the former Bavarian kingdom. Marienplatz, the central square in the heart of the city, is surrounded by many gorgeous buildings and it is impossible for people to do anything other than admire its grandeur and style. This place also has a number of delicious local specialties. The tasty beer served by the liter, roast pork knuckle (Schweinshaxe) and white sausage (Weisswurst) are some good examples. On most days, you can sit in a small restaurant or Biergarten drinking beer and eating delicious food. Every year at the end of September, however, the traditional Oktoberfest and the whole city is transformed into a magnificent weeks-long carnival.

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Marienplatz
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Square
Located in the heart of Munich, Marienplatz is Munich's main square. Because Munich's new and old town halls are all around the square, locals call Marienplatz the "city's living room." There's always something going on in Marienplatz. It is a venue for various political and cultural events and gatherings in Munich. The buildings on the square are worth a visit. They highlight the historical and cultural heritage of Munich.
BMW Museum
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374 Reviews
Museum
The BMW Museum in Munich, Germany has many fascinating cars and motorcycles that illustrate in living color the history and future of German engineered vehicles. The fascinating evolution of automobiles and motorcycles is demonstrated in flawless perfection. Learn about powerful engines and forward thinking safety features in exhibits spanning nearly a century. Discover the technology and design of current and future models in seven distinct exhibit areas. Feel and see the fine materials that go in to making each individual BMW on a huge sample board. Get up close and personal with current models in The Gallery of Driving Pleasure.
Hofbrauhaus
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Performances
The Royal Beer House is located in the northeastern part of the Marienplatz in Munich. It was originally a royal brewery and was later opened to the general public. For hundreds of years, the Royal Beer House has become an ideal place for celebrity politicians to meet, and Princess Sissi, Goethe, and Lenin have been guests of the Royal Beer House. The Royal Brasserie is a white building that steps into the main entrance. The first thing that catches the eye is the souvenir shop, which sells beer-related peripheral products.
Allianz Arena
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Soccer Field
Stadium
If you want to get a true picture of German sports culture, make sure you stop at the Allianz Arena just north of Munich. Here, you can cheer your favorite team on as part of a crowd of 69,901. As you visit, try to remember the 2006 World Cup matches that were held here, back when it was called the FIFA World Cup Stadium Munich, as those were some of the first major matches held there. Even if you brought your family, rest assured you can still visit: the stadium has three day-care centers. You can buy numerous souvenir items, too, at the two fan shops and numerous merchandise kiosks.

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As Bavaria’s capital, Munich is the largest city in southern Germany and the third largest city in Germany. It has retained the traditional and unsophisticated style of the former Bavarian Kingdom’s capital and is known as "the village of a million people". Whilst indulging yourself in German culture, you will become aware that Munich is also Germany's most popular shopping destination. If there’s any place in Germany where you can shop till you drop, it's here!
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Here are the absolute best restaurants in Munich: Haxnbauer im Scholastikahaus, Wirtshaus in der Au, Atelier, Der Pschorr, Xiang.
Here are the best places to visit in Munich, including: Englischer Garten, Olympiapark, Hofgarten, Marienplatz, Hofbrauhaus.