12 Awesome Things to Do in Munich, Germany

Aishwarya Karwa Jun 5, 2019
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Munich, Germany’s third largest city, is a land where modern life and ancient traditions are woven together tightly. It comes second after Berlin, in the list of the most visited cities in Germany. Explore some awesome and fun things to do in Munich.

Climb the Stairs That Lead You Nowhere

The Endless Staircase - Designed by Olafur Eliasson, this unique infinite stair architecture is located in the KPMG office premises near the subway station Schwanthalerhöhe, Munich.

Catch a Glimpse of the Opulent Asam Church

Asam Church, also known as St. Johann Nepomuk (Asamkirche in German), is a gem situated in the midst of the Munich City. Located in the middle of a row of buildings, this wonderful church gives a perfect sight filled with frescoes, intricate gold baroque details and is an unbelievable vision of grandiose.

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Listen and Watch the Clock at the Marienplatz Square

Located in the center of the Altstadt (Old Town), the Marienplatz Square of Munich is a popular tourist attraction.

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Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall) with wonderfully carved arches, and hundreds of statues hosts a clock (Rathaus-Glockenspiel) show where the 32-life sized statues enact historical Bavarian events.

Ride on a Subway Train

Candidplatz (U1 line) Subway Station on Munich U-Bahn, stands on shell-like pillars with the colors of a light spectrum that suffuse throughout the station making it a riveting sight to behold.

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Offer Your Prayers at St. Luke's Church

You can visit St. Luke's Church (St. Lukas or Lukaskirche in German) during anytime of the year as the services are held every week and it also hosts several cultural and concert events!

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Take a Tour of Olympic Park

You can enjoy a short climb to Olympiaberg Hill which offers phenomenal views of the Munich City. To have a spine-chilling experience, take the sky-high way to top of the Olympic Tower (Olympiaturm in German) at 620 ft. where an observation platform houses a small rock-and-roll museum.

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Visit the BMW Museum

When in Munich, visiting the BMW Museum is a must. Known for its spectacular architecture, the building resembles a four-cylinder automobile engine. How cool is that!

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Enjoy the Breathtaking Ferris Wheel Rides at Oktoberfest

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The Bavarian Capital, Munich, is famed for the world’s largest folk festival 'Oktoberfest', also called as 'Volksfest'. The Volksfest (traveling funfair and beer festival) is a two to three weeks annual folk festival where about 6 million people from all around the globe visit Munich.

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Drink Beer at Oktoberfest

Take part in the world’s biggest beer festival - Oktoberfest, and enjoy the beer with your friends the German way!

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Visit the Siegestor a.k.a. The Victory Gate

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Demolished during the World War II, the Victory Gate was rebuilt after the war and now has a poignant inscription that reads "Dem Sieg geweiht, vom Krieg zerstört, zum Frieden mahnend", meaning, "Dedicated to victory, destroyed by war, urging peace".

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Take a Stroll in Munich Hofgarten (Court Garden)

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A tranquil green oasis which offers you the most beautiful views of several fountains in and around the garden is a paradise for tourists to relax!

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Shop at Munich's Viktualienmarkt

Viktualienmarkt, the best farmers’ market located in the midst of the city, Munich, is one stop shop for tourists wanting to gorge on fresh dairy products, Brezel (Pretzel) and many other Bavarian delicacies that will relish your taste buds.
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