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What to do in Munich

What to do in Munich

A fun afternoon activity is to go for a bike ride into the Englischer Garten (English Gardens), with its great Biergarten (Beer Garden) at the Chinese Tower, which is called “Biergarten am chinesischen Turm”. If you are a music lover, Munich (in German: München) won’t disappoint you. There are plenty of free concerts in Munich’s […]

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What to see in Munich

What to see in Munich

All tours of Munich start off in Marienplatz, the city’s main hub, where the famous Football Club FC Bayern Munich celebrates their championships and titles. It is dominated by the Neues Rathaus (“new city hall“), a richly decorated 19th Century building.   Also in the square, but more modest, is the Altes Rathaus (“old city […]

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Where to shop in Munich

Where to shop in Munich

No Munich travel guide is complete without a proper section dedicated to the many shopping options this city has to offer. Its main shopping hub is the area that stretches from the Marienplatz train station to Odeonsplatz, with some 1.5 miles of pedestrian streets; this is where most of the main department stores are found. […]

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Where to eat in Munich, Germany’s gourmet capital

Where to eat in Munich, Germany’s gourmet capital

Germans take food seriously, and Munich is Germany’s gourmet capital. No wonder, then, that culinary creations in Munich are as highly regarded as a Bach fugue or a Durero painting. This is evident in all of Munich’s bars and restaurants: pick a map of Munich, choose a random location, and you will surely find somewhere […]

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