A lively mix of the rustic and the modern, confident Munich has its share of exclusive fashion shops, historic buildings and beer halls. With 1.3 million locals (Münchners), this third-largest German city will certainly keep travelers entertained. Come for the annual Oktoberfest or to see an art gallery (Pinakotheks). Shop in the Viktualienmarkt or spend an hour watching street entertainers on Marienplatz. Enjoy a breakfast of white sausages (weisswurst) and sauerkraut, follow up with the traditional pre-lunch beer (fruhschoppen) before doing some window-shopping on Maximilianstrasse. Germans often choose Munich as the city where they would most like to live.
TABLE OF CONTENTS: Introduction to Munich Overview Culture Location & Orientation Climate & When To Visit Sightseeing Highlights Marienplatz: Neues Rathaus and the Glockenspiel Peterskirche Frauenkirche Cathedral Asamkirche (St. Johann Nepomuk Church) Viktualienmarkt (Grocery Market) Residenz Palace & Museum Alte, Neue and Modern Pinakothek (Art Galleries) Olympiapark (Olympic Stadium) English Garden Deutsches Museum Hofbrauhaus Nymphenburg Palace Neuschwanstein Castle Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site Hitler’s Trail in Munich Recommendations for the Budget Traveler Places To Stay Hotel Dolomit Ibis Styles Munchen Ost - Messe Motel One Sendlinger Tor Hotel Deutsches Theater Hotel Bavaria Places To Eat & Drink Bratwurstherzl Jodelwirt Kaisergarten Gastatte Nurnberger Bratwurst Glock am Dom Vinorant Alter Hof Places To Shop Funf Hofe 7 Himmel Sebastian Wesely Servus Heimat Holareidulijo