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 27

Schwabing and Maxvorstadt 14

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Maxvorstadt 9

Schwabing 3

Outside Innenstadt 12

Landshut 6

Lehel 5

Wasserburg am Inn 5

Starnberger See 5

Dachau 5

Ludwigvorstadt 3

Ammersee 3

Isarvorstadt 1

Au and Haidhausen 1

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Alter Hof

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Alter Hof was the original home of the Wittelsbach dynasty of Bavaria (not to be confused with the adjacent Residenz). Established in...

Asamkirche

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Perhaps Munich's most ostentatious church, it has a suitably extraordinary entrance, framed by raw rock foundations. The insignificant...

Bavaria Statue

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Overlooking the Theresienwiese, home of the Oktoberfest, is a 19th-century hall of fame (Ruhmeshalle) featuring busts of famous Bavarian...

Burg Trausnitz

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A steep path from the Altstadt takes you up to Burg Trausnitz. Trausnitz Castle was begun in 1204, and accommodated the Wittelsbach dukes...

Cuvilliés-Theater

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This stunning example of a rococo theater, originally called the New Opera House but now called Cuvilliés-Theater or Altes Residenz-Theater...

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

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The site of the infamous camp, now the KZ-Gedenkstätte Dachau, is just outside town. Photographs, contemporary documents, the few cell...

DenkStätte Weisse Rose

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Siblings Hans and Sophie Scholl, fellow students Alexander Schmorell and Christian Probst, and Kurt Huber, professor of philosophy, were...

Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim

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Connoisseurs of airplanes and flying machines will appreciate this magnificent offshoot of the Deutsches Museum, some 20 km (12 miles)...

Dreifaltigkeitskirche

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Take a quick look at this characteristic church built to commemorate Bavaria's part in the Spanish War of Succession. A further motivation...

Elisabethmarkt

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Founded in 1903, Schwabing's permanent outdoor market is smaller than the more famous Viktualienmarkt, but hardly less colorful. It has...

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