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
Olympiapark, Munich
Olympiapark was the site of the 1972 Olympic games in Munich. It is best known for the futuristic tent-like structures, in particular the Olympic Stadium.
Odeonsplatz, Munich
The Odeonsplatz is an Italinesque square in Munich. Its Italian flair can be attributed to the surrounding buildings such as the Theatiner Church, Feldherrnhal and Hofgarten.
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.
Königsplatz, Munich
Königsplatz is a historic open square originally created as a 'forum for the arts'. The square is dominated by three classical Greek buildings. Two of these now house a collection of antiquities.




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