Sights & Attractions in Munich

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

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