Top 10 attractions in Munich

Marienplatz in Munich's Old Town


Hello – welcome to the Bavarian capital! A cosmopolitan city with a heart, a world-class business location, an arts city, and last but not least, an entertainment oasis with stunning surroundings. TUI employee Claudia has compiled the top 10 attractions in Munich for you.

Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria, will delight you with its streets and boulevards… Enjoy the cultural landmarks, gorgeous buildings, and their white-and-blue attitude in life. Whether you’re having a snack in the beer garden of the Chinese Tower or taking a break in the Hofgarten – this city exudes lifestyle and good mood. I will show you what can be discovered in this city through the top 10 tourist attractions in Munich.

Munich sights: top 10

Top 1: Marienplatz with Marian column

Not only is Marienplatz perfectly located in the city centre, it is also a living room for Munich residents, a square for visitors, a cinema hall for the eleven o’clock bell, a promenade, a red carpet for the rich, the beautiful and the famous – and a stage for the annual Christmas market. Its most beautiful landmark is the nearly eleven-metre-high St. Mary’s Column, Munich’s most impressive landmark and a popular photo spot.

Top 2: New City Hall

The New Town Hall on Marienplatz was only completed in 1905 in the neo-Gothic architectural style that was popular at the time. Architect Georg von Huberiser was only 25 years old when he presented the design. From the Town Hall tower you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Old Town and in every direction you can see different landmarks of Munich’s sights – the Frauenkirche, Old Peter, the Old Town Hall, the Theaternerkirche. Two elevators lead to the viewing platform of the 85-metre-high tower, located at its summit Munchner Kindle Watch the city and the famous chimes there begin at eleven o’clock. my advice to you: Café Glockenspiel on Marienplatz, from here you can enjoy the best view of the new town hall.

Hotel tip: In this area I can especially recommend the Hotel Platzl. This modern city hotel offers you a winning combination Hospitality and taste of Munich. Through him Central location It is perfect for exploring the city.

Third place: Allianz Arena

With the Allianz Arena, Munich has another sports facility of international importance in addition to the Olympic site. In 2006, the FIFA World Cup began here and with it the beginning of a summer fairy tale. The Allianz Arena is home to Munich’s two biggest football clubs – FC Bayern Munich and TSV 1860. Combine your stadium visit with a guided tour and take a look behind the scenes or visit the largest club museum in Germany.

Top 4: Olympia Park

After the football clubs moved to the Allianz Arena, the location of the Olympic site had to be changed. Today you will find a wide range of activities and attractions here. In addition to daily use as a recreational sports facility, the area offers a rock museum, an aquarium, Munich’s Olympic Star Walk and many exciting attractions, such as a tent rooftop tour. In the meantime it is Olympic Park around the world Known as a venue for sporting competitions and as a venue for concerts by international stars and international festivals – it is clearly a Munich landmark.

Top 5: BMW World

The futuristic architecture and perfectly presented cars are not only the key to the hearts of all BMW fans, but also receive about three million visitors annually. The biggest crowd puller Bavaria.

Buyers can receive their new cars in an elegant atmosphere and future customers can take a look at the company’s current products. The 99-meter-tall BMW skyscraper rises into the sky in the form of a massive four-cylinder engine. You can marvel at all the legendary models, latest innovations and BMW history in the ‘Silver Bowl’ at the BMW Museum.

Top 6: Hofbrauhaus

There is no address in Munich more famous than this Bavarian Temple of Rest: Here the men in leather pants and the women in dirndls raise their beer mugs. Nearby, soccer fans celebrate their team’s victory or defeat and try to sip unusually large mugs and unusually strong beer. Did you know that the song “There’s a Hofbräuhaus in Munich” is one of the most popular party songs in the world? my advice to you: During a brewery tour, you can look directly over the head brewer’s shoulder and try a “fresh” brew before pouring it into the bottle.

Top 7: English Garden

Munich would be half as beautiful without the English Garden. With an area of ​​375 hectares The largest city park in the world he Eldorado is for recreational athletesFor sun worshipers, families and anyone who wants to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a moment. Highlights at the English Garden include the historic Chinese Tower, the historic beer garden and the unique Eisbachwelle. Personal icing on the cake: Marvel at the Eisbach surfers.

Top 8: Nymphenburg Palace and Nymphenburg Park

The beautiful Nymphenburg Palace Baroque gardens The city of Munich owes it to the joy of Elector Ferdinand Maria at the birth of his heir to the throne. Once a refuge for Bavarian rulers, this magnificent Baroque castle attracts a large number of visitors all year round. Visit the various museums in this Munich attraction, and feel for a moment as the princes and princesses once were.

Top 9: Deutsches Museum

The German Museum is one of The most important technology museums in the world. For several years Visitor magnet It is one of the tourist attractions in Munich. On an island in Isar, the achievements of natural science and engineering are displayed in a clear and exciting way. Immerse yourself in the world of technology and take advantage of the amazing tours and offers available.

My advice to you with children: The Deutsches Museum is also exciting for the little ones: in the children’s area, children aged three to eight can playfully explore the world.

Top 10: Viktolinemarket

the Viktualienmarkt in the heart of Munich’s Old Town It was originally a farmers and herb market. Today Viktualienmarkt is a popular place for connoisseurs and gourmets who can find everything their heart desires here, from traditional Bavarian goods to exotic fruits. My advice: You shouldn’t start your visit to the market with an empty stomach – the delicacies on offer are very tempting.

Hotel tip: Melia Hotel Munich City Center: The central location is ideal for exploring Munich’s many sights.


Map: Munich sights at a glance

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