The capital of the state of Bavaria, Munich is a typical German city: happy people, a lot of beer, beer gardens, music, sausage and sauerkraut. Here the most famous and largest Oktoberfest happens.
Every year it brings together millions of tourists and Germans. The city also takes the title of richest of Germany, and is one of the places with the best quality of life in the world.
What to do in Munich?
Start walking around Marienplatz, where the Neue Rathaus or City Hall building is located. This is a gothic style building with a clock that rings, while the dolls dance at 11:00, 12:00 and 17:00 everyday.
You can climb the City Hall tower to see the view of the city. Across the square is the old city hall building (Altes Rathaus), which was destroyed in World War II and rebuilt after.
Go shopping in the Neuhauser Strasse and Kaufinger Strasse: These are the main shopping streets of the city. Other major shopping streets around there are Pettenbeckstrasse the Weinstrasse, the Maximilianstrasse and Residenzstrasse. These last two are the most glamorous, full of designer labels, fine shops and cafes.
Check out Hofbrauhaus: It is the most famous beer hall in the city. Here you can taste the German dishes such as sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and our favorite, the pork knuckle. You will also enjoy listening to traditional German live music from the onsite band.
Visit the Museum Verkehrszentrum: it has a collection of very interesting old cars. Also the BMW Car Museum has a collection of old and luxury cars.
Visit the Deutsches Museum: the biggest Science Museum in the world. It is over 100 years old and the collection is dedicated to technology and natural history.
Visit St. Peter’s Church (Peterskirche): the oldest church in the city, built in 1158. The tower has a view considered the most beautiful in Munich.
Visit Frauenkirche Munich Cathedral, is a church with two towers is a symbol of the city. Built in the 15th century
Munich is full of interesting places to see. The city is super clean and very organized.
Official Language: German