The Oktoberfest in Munich (dialect: d'Wiesn) is the largest folk festival in the world. It takes place since 1810 on the Theresienwiese in the west of Munich and is visited by over six million people year by year. For the Oktoberfest, the Munich breweries brew a special beer (Oktoberfest Märzen) with more original wort, and hence with higher alcohol content.
The Oktoberfest (Theresienwiese) is in walking distance (10 minutes)
The Viktualienmarkt developed from an original farmers' market to a popular market for gourmets. The selection, variety and exclusiveness of the products offered contribute to the market's special flair. On an area covering 22.000 square meters, 140 stalls and shops offer flowers, exotic fruit, game, poultry, spices, cheese, fish, juices etc. Nowhere else in Munich can you find a greater variety of fresh food and delicacies. All stalls and shops are open during the official opening hours (Monday to Saturday until 8 p.m.). There are special opening hours for flower shops, bakeries and restaurants.
The Viktualienmarkt is charged with the subway from us in about 10 Minutes reachable.
Alter Peter and Marienplatz
Marienplatz (en: Mary's Square) is a central square in the city center of Munich since 1158. In the Middle Ages markets and tournaments were held in this city square. The Glockenspiel in the new city hall was inspired by these tournaments, and draws millions of tourists a year. Marienplatz was named after the Mariensäule, a Marian column erected in its centre in 1638 to celebrate the end of Swedish occupation. It is home to Munich's Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus) and the New City Hall (Neues Rathaus). It's a gothic council hall and ballroom and tower, which have been reconstructed. The New City Hall was built 1867 - 1909 in Flanders gothic style; its facade, over 300 feet in length, features strikingly elaborate stone ornamentation. Its 260-foot tower with carillon is, with the nearby St. Peter's Church and the twin towers of the Cathedral, one of the most distinctive features of the city's skyline. muenchen.de, the official Homepage of Munich, ranks Marienplatz as one of the top ten sites in Munich. The pedestrian zone between Karlsplatz (Stachus) and Marienplatz is a crowded area with numerous shops and restaurants. The Marienplatz S-Bahn and U-Bahn station, an important transportation hub, is located below the square.
The Marienplatz is charged with the subway from us in about 10 Minutes reachable.
As a world-class painting gallery, the Alte Pinakothek is also a place where spectacular, special exhibitions are shown revolving around themes taken from aspects of European painting beginning with the Middle Ages through to the 18 th century. Small studio exhibitions as well as presentations of works from the museum's own collection are also part of a long, ongoing tradition.
The alte Pinakothek is charged with the subway from us in about 15 Minutes reachable.
The Neue Pinakothek offers an overview of European art from classicism to art nouveau. Temporary exhibitions offer an additional outlook on the 19th century.
The neue Pinakothek is charged with the subway from us in about 15 Minutes reachable.
The Olympic Park in Munich was the venue of the XX. Olympic Summer Games in 1972 and is located on the Oberwiesenfeld. Until now, it is the venue for sporting events and venue for cultural, social or religious events or religious services.
The Olympiapark is charged with the subway from us in about 25 Minutes reachable.
The Deutsche Museum
The Deutsche Museum (German Museum) in Munich is the world's largest museum of technology and science, with approximately 1.3 million visitors per year and about 28,000 exhibited objects from 50 fields of science and technology. The museum was founded on June 28, 1903, at a meeting of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) as an initiative of Oskar von Miller. The full name of the museum in English is The German Museum of Masterpieces of Science and Technology (German: Deutsches Museum von Meisterwerken der Naturwissenschaft und Technik).
Tierpark Hellabrunn is the name of the zoological garden in Munich. The 36 hectare (89 acre) park is situated on the right bank of the river Isar in the southern part of Munich, near the quarter of Thalkirchen. Hellabrunn is today the largest zoo in Europe. The preserves of the animals-about 7,700 vertebrates of 340 different species-are arranged along geographic lines. The Tierpark Hellabrunn is very active in breeding, reintroduction and conservation projects. In 2003, about 1.4 million people visited Hellabrunn.