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  • 1. Asamkirche

    Altstadt | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

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

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  • 2. Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

    Memorial/Monument/Tomb

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

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  • Englischer Garten

    3. Englischer Garten

    Schwabing | Garden/Arboretum

    Bigger than New York's Central Park and London's Hyde Park, this seemingly endless green space blends into the open countryside at the north...Read More

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  • Marienplatz

    4. Marienplatz

    Altstadt | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Bordered by the Neues Rathaus, shops, and cafés, this square is named after the gilded statue of the Virgin Mary that has watched over it for...Read More

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  • Oktoberfest Grounds at Theresienwiese

    5. Oktoberfest Grounds at Theresienwiese

    Ludwigsvorstadt | Carousel

    The site of Munich's famous Oktoberfest and the winter version of the city's Tollwood music, art, and food festival (it's at the Olympic...Read More

    Oktoberfest Grounds at Theresienwiese
  • 6. Viktualienmarkt

    Altstadt | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    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...Read More

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  • 7. Alter Hof

    Altstadt | Castle/Palace/Chateau

    Alter Hof was the original home of the Wittelsbach dynasty of Bavaria (not to be confused with the adjacent Residenz). Established in 1180,...Read More

  • BMW Welt

    8. BMW Welt

    Milbertshofen | Museum/Gallery

    Opened in 2007, the cutting-edge design of BMW Welt, with its sweeping, futuristic facade, is one structure helping to overcome the conservative...Read More

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  • 9. DenkStätte Weisse Rose

    Maxvorstadt | Museum/Gallery

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

  • 10. Dreifaltigkeitskirche

    Altstadt | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

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

  • 11. Elisabethmarkt

    Schwabing | Market/Bazaar

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

  • 12. Feldherrnhalle

    Altstadt | Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    Erected in 1841–44, this open pavilion, fronted with three huge arches, was modeled on the 14th-century Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence. Set on...Read More

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  • 13. Hauptbahnhof

    Ludwigsvorstadt | Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    The train station isn't a cultural site, but it's a particularly handy starting point for exploring. The city tourist office here has maps and...Read More

  • 14. Hofbräuhaus

    Altstadt | Historic District/Site

    Duke Wilhelm V founded Munich's most famous brewery in 1589; it's been at its present location since 1607. As beer and restaurants became major...Read More

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  • 15. Hofgarten

    Altstadt | Garden/Arboretum

    The creation of the formal court garden, part of the royal residence, dates back to 1613 when it lay outside the Residenz moat. It's now bordered...Read More

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  • 16. Karlsplatz

    Altstadt | Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    In 1728, Eustachius Föderl opened an inn and beer garden here, which might be how the square came to be called Stachus—it's still called that...Read More

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  • Ludwigskirche

    17. Ludwigskirche

    Maxvorstadt | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Planted halfway along the stark, neoclassical Ludwigstrasse is this superb twin-towered Byzantine- and Italian-influenced church, built between...Read More

    Ludwigskirche
  • 18. Maximilianstrasse

    Altstadt | Neighborhood/Street

    Munich's most expensive and exclusive shopping street was named after King Maximilian II, who wanted to break away from the Greek-influenced...Read More

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  • 19. Münzhof

    Altstadt | Building/Architectural Site

    Originally built between 1563 and 1567, the ground floor was home to Duke Albrecht V's stables, the second floor to living quarters for the...Read More

  • Olympiapark

    20. Olympiapark

    Milbertshofen | Zoo/Aquarium

    Built for the 1972 Olympic Games on the staggering quantities of rubble delivered from the wartime destruction of Munich, the Olympiapark was...Read More

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