munich
Country : Germany
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : German
Population
City: 1 326 807 (2008)
Metro: 2 644 807 (2008)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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Munich
closeMunich, the capital of Bavaria, is a large cosmopolitan city that has been able to retain a provincial atmosphere. Its center is very compact, making it easy to tour the city on foot.
Most of the landmarks, like the Frauenkirche and New Town Hall can be found in the historic center. Munich's efficient subway will bring you to more remote sights, such as the Olympiapark and Nymphenburg Palace.
Random Munich Highlights
Old Town Hall, Munich
Munich's Old Town Hall was originally built in the 15th century the Gothic style. After being destroyed during WWII, the building was restored following the original plans. It currently houses a toy museum.
Michaelskirche, Munich
The Michaelskirche, built as a counter-reformation church, is the largest renaissance church north of the Alps. The 16th century building boasts a massive barrel-vaulted roof.
Feldherrnhalle, Munich
The Feldherrnhalle is a structure built between 1841 and 1844 in honour of the leaders of the Bavarian Army. It is adorned with bronze statues of some of the most revered generals of Bavaria.
New Town Hall, Munich
Munich's New Town Hall, famous for its Glockenspiel or carillon, is one of the city's most prominent landmarks. It was built between 1867 and 1909 after the Old Town Hall proved too small for the growing city.




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