Sights & Attractions in Munich

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Name Category Location
 
Alte Pinakothek
With numerous Old Master paintings from the Netherlands, Italy...
Museums / Galleries Schwabing and Maxvorstadt
 
Alter Hof
The Alter Hof was the original medieval residence of the Wittelsbachs...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces, Restaurants City Center
 
Altes Rathaus
Much of the work on Munich's first town hall was done in the...
Government Buildings City Center
 
Archäologische Staatssammlung
This is Bavaria's fascinating record of its prehistoric, Roman...
Museums / Galleries Royal Munich
 
Asamkirche
Perhaps Munich's most ostentatious church, it has a suitably...
Religious Sites City Center
 
Bavaria Filmstadt
For real movie buffs, Munich has its own Hollywood-like neighborhood...
Film / TV Studios Outside the Center
 
Bayerisches Nationalmuseum
Although the museum places emphasis on Bavarian cultural history...
Museums / Galleries Royal Munich
 
BMW Museum
Munich is the home of the famous BMW car company. The circular...
Museums / Galleries Outside the Center
 
Botanischer Garten
On the northern edge of Schloss Nymphenburg, this collection...
Gardens / Arboretums Outside the Center
 
DenkStätte Weisse Rose
Siblings Hans and Sophie Scholl, fellow students Alexander Schmorell...
Museums / Galleries Royal Munich
 
Deutsches Jagd- und Fischereimuseum
This quirky museum is in the enormous former St. Augustus Church...
Museums / Galleries City Center
 
Deutsches Museum
Aircraft, vehicles, cutting-edge technology, historic machinery...
Museums / Galleries City Center
 
Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim
Connoisseurs of airplanes and flying machines will appreciate...
Museums / Galleries Outside the Center
 
Dreifaltigkeitskirche
Take a quick look at this characteristic church built to commemorate...
Religious Sites Schwabing and Maxvorstadt
 
Elisabethmarkt
Founded in 1903, Schwabing's permanent outdoor market is smaller...
Markets / Bazaars Schwabing and Maxvorstadt
 
Englischer Garten
Bigger than New York's Central Park and London's Hyde Park, this...
Parks Royal Munich
 
Feldherrnhalle
Erected in 1841–44, this open pavilion, fronted with three huge...
Memorials / Monuments Royal Munich
 
Frauenkirche
Munich's Dom (cathedral) is a distinctive late-Gothic brick structure...
Religious Sites City Center
 
Hauptbahnhof
The train station isn't a cultural site, but it's a particularly...
Transportation Sites City Center
 
Haus der Kunst
This colonnaded, classical-style building is one of Munich's...
Museums / Galleries Royal Munich
 
Hofbräuhaus
Duke Wilhelm V founded Munich's most famous brewery in 1589...
Wineries / Breweries Royal Munich
 
Hofgarten
The formal court garden was once part of the royal palace grounds...
Gardens / Arboretums Royal Munich
 
Jewish Center Munich
The striking new Jewish Center at St.-Jakobs-Platz has transformed...
Museums / Galleries City Center
 
Karlsplatz
In 1728 Eustachius Föderl opened an inn and beer garden here...
Squares City Center
 
Klosterkirche St. Anna
This striking example of the two Asam brothers' work in the Lehel...
Religious Sites City Center
 
Königsplatz
Munich's greatest monarch, Ludwig I, was responsible for Munich...
Museums / Galleries, Squares Schwabing and Maxvorstadt
 
Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung
Chagall, Giacometti, Picasso, and Gauguin are among the artists...
Arts / Performance Venues Royal Munich
 
Ludwigskirche
Planted halfway along the stark, neoclassical Ludwigstrasse is...
Religious Sites Royal Munich
 
Marienplatz
Bordered by the Neues Rathaus, shops, and cafés, this square...
Squares City Center
 
Maximilianstrasse
Munich's most expensive and exclusive shopping street was named...
Neighborhoods / Streets Royal Munich
 
Michaelskirche
A curious story explains why this hugely impressive Renaissance...
Religious Sites City Center
 
Münchner Stadtmuseum
On St.-Jakobs-Platz, this museum is as eclectic inside as the...
Museums / Galleries City Center
 
Münzhof
Originally built between 1563 and 1567, the ground floor was...
Architectural Sites City Center
 
Museum Villa Stuck
This dramatic neoclassical villa is the former home of one of...
Museums / Galleries Royal Munich
 
Nationaltheater
Bavaria's original National Theater at Max-Joseph-Platz didn't...
Arts / Performance Venues Royal Munich
 
Neue Pinakothek
Another museum packed with masters, the fabulous Neue Pinakothek...
Museums / Galleries Schwabing and Maxvorstadt
 
Neues Rathaus
Munich's present neo-Gothic town hall was built in three sections...
Government Buildings City Center
 
Neues Schloss Schleissheim
Duke Wilhelm V found the perfect peaceful retreat outside Munich...
Castles / Palaces Outside the Center
 
Oktoberfest Grounds at Theresienwiese
The site of Munich's famous Oktoberfest and the winter version...
Fairground Outside the Center
 
Olympiapark
Built for the 1972 Olympic Games on the staggering quantities...
Parks Outside the Center
 
Peterskirche
The Altstadt's oldest parish church (called locally Alter Peter...
Religious Sites City Center
 
Pinakothek der Moderne
Opened to much fanfare in 2002, this fascinating, light-filled...
Museums / Galleries Schwabing and Maxvorstadt
 
Residenz
One of Germany's true treasures, Munich's royal Residenz (Residence)...
Castles / Palaces Royal Munich
 
Sammlung Schack
Around 180 German 19th-century paintings from the Romantic era...
Museums / Galleries Royal Munich
 
Schloss Nymphenburg
This glorious baroque and rococo palace, the largest of its kind...
Castles / Palaces Outside the Center
 
Siegestor
Built to bookend the Feldherrnhalle and mark the end of Ludwigstrasse...
Memorials / Monuments Royal Munich
 
Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde
Arts and crafts from around the world are displayed in this extensive...
Museums / Galleries Royal Munich
 
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus
Art aficionados were waiting in anticipation for the reopening...
Museums / Galleries Schwabing and Maxvorstadt
 
Theatinerkirche (St. Kajetan)
This glorious baroque church owes its Italian appearance to its...
Religious Sites Royal Munich
 
Tierpark Hellabrunn
On the Isar, just upstream from the city, this attractive zoo...
Zoos / Aquariums Outside the Center
 
Viktualienmarkt
The city's open-air market really is the beating heart of downtown...
Markets / Bazaars City Center
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