Munich Sights

Munich is a wealthy city—and it shows. At times this affluence may come across as conservatism. But what makes Munich so unique is that it's a new city superimposed on the old. The hip neighborhoods that make up the City Center (Innenstadt) are replete with traditional locales, and flashy materialism thrives together with a love of the outdoors.

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Altstadt 23

Schwabing and Maxvorstadt 12

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Maxvorstadt 9

Schwabing 3

Outside Innenstadt 10

Landshut 6

Lehel 5

Starnberger See 5

Dachau 5

Ludwigvorstadt 3

Ammersee 2

Isarvorstadt 1

Au and Haidhausen 1

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Historic District/ Site 9

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Tour–Sight 7

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Skulpturenmuseum im Hofberg

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Built into a steep slope of the hill crowned by Burg Trausnitz is an unusual art museum, the Skulpturenmuseum im Hofberg, containing...

St. Jakob

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

St. Jakob, Dachau's parish church, was built in 1624–25 in late-Renaissance style on the foundations of a 13th-century Gothic structure.

St. Martinskirches

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

St. Martin's Church, with the tallest brick church tower (428 feet) in the world, soars above the other buildings. The church, which...

Staatliche Sammlung Ägyptischer Kunst

  • Museum/Gallery

Various Bavarian rulers were fascinated with the ancient world and in the 19th century accumulated huge quantities of significant Egyptian...

Stadtresidenz Landshut

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

The Stadtresidenz in the Altstadt was the first Italian Renaissance building of its kind north of the Alps. It was built from 1536 to...

Starnberg

  • Promenade/Boardwalk

The Starnberger See is named after its chief town, Starnberg, the largest on the lake and the nearest to Munich. Pleasure boats set off...

Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus

  • Museum/Gallery

Art aficionados were waiting in anticipation for the reopening of this exquisite late-19th-century Florentine-style villa, the former...

Theatinerkirche (St. Kajetan)

  • Historic District/Site

This glorious baroque church owes its Italian appearance to its founder, Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, who commissioned it in...

Tierpark Hellabrunn

  • Zoo/Aquarium

On the Isar, just upstream from the city, this attractive zoo has many parklike enclosures but a minimum of cages. Founded in 1911, the...

Viktualienmarkt

  • Market/Bazaar

The city's open-air market really is the beating heart of downtown Munich. It has just about every fresh fruit or vegetable you can imagine...

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