The Great City Of Munich, Germany

The historic city of Munich. The third largest city in Germany and the capital of the Federated State of Bavaria, Munich is recognized as one of the most prestigious cities in Europe and is likely to eat your travel budget in an incredibly short time.

The city became bastion of the Nazi party in 1933, when Munich was named as "the capital of the movement." Despite intense bombardment of the Allies, where much of the city was devastated, the old city was quickly restored to its former appearance before the war.

Munich is located about 50 kilometers north of the Bavarian Alps in Upper Bavaria on the Isar River. It is considered one of the cultural capitals of Europe and is considered one of the 'festive' cities.

Compared to Berlin, Munich seems to have much more to offer than the capital and it is not surprising that the city is known as the "secret capital". The wealth of attractions and sights to see Munich is about the best place to visit in Germany. With so many visits to make, it is a pleasant surprise to find that the reductions are available on the entry price, if you buy a multiple attraction card or a welcome card Munich. With it, you will save a fortune on public transport, with unlimited travel around the city and huge discounts on admission prices. The cost of a Munich Welcome Card only EUR6.50 day.

For the tourist has the city center, you will be pleasantly surprised when you find the public transport system in Munich. Its incredibly effective, clean, easy to use and flexible as one ticket will buy you travel on one of the trams, underground (U-Bahn) overground train (S-Bahn). Marienplatz is the main transport hub, where you can download U-Bahn S-Bahn.

Marienplatz in the center of Munich is a great place to start a day of sightseeing. You can not miss the City Halls, Old and New with their decorative clock demonstrating the "coopers dance," a scene of medieval jousting. There is an excellent selection of fine museums and galleries such as the National Museum of Bavaria, and the Toy Museum (art zone) to Kunstareal including Pinakothek der Moderne (modern art), Neue Pinakothek (19th century paintings ) and the Alte Pinakothek (pre 19th century), which is known for its superb collections of 14th to 18th century with artists such as Frans Hals, Durer, Giotto, van Dyck, El Greco and Raffael.

Lovers of old architecture are sure to enjoy the Altstadt, full of Baroque and neoclassical buildings. The oldest church in the city center is the XII century Peterskirche while the Frauenkirche with its onion-shaped domes is perhaps the most famous buildings in Munich have surprisingly survived the bombings of World War II. Other notable buildings to see in the city include the medieval castle (Alter Hof), the Mint and the Renaissance courtyard of the fourteenth century Residenz Palace.

It is well known for its park planted with thousands of magnolia and orchids and their thousands of animal species in the zoo.

Finally, you can not pay a visit to Munich without a beer in the lobby of the famous beer, Hofbrauhaus am Platzl. This perfectly round brings us to the theme of the festival of beer, great beer festival in Munich, which is actually held every September.
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