Munich - information about the city

Munich (  /ˈmjuːnɪk/; ( German: München, [ˈmʏnçən]; Austro-Bavarian: Minga ) is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, behind Berlin and Hamburg. About 1.35 million people live within the city limits. Munich hosted the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Munich - tourist attractions

markerA Hypo-Haus The Hypo-Haus is a skyscraper in Munich constructed between 1975 and 1981 and serves as the headquarters of the HypoVereinsbank. It is located at Arabellapark, part of the Bogenhausen district in the East of Munich next to the Arabella High-Rise Building. The building is 114 metres (374 ft) high and... Hypo-Haus - photo
markerB Hofbräuhaus am Platzl The Hofbräuhaus am Platzl is a beer hall in the city center of Munich, Germany. The inn was originally built in 1598 by Bavarian Duke Maximilian I. It was built as an extension of the original Hofbräu brewery, but for Weissbier (wheat beer). The general public was admitted only in 1828 by then king ... Hofbräuhaus am Platzl			 - photo
markerC Viktualienmarkt The Viktualienmarkt is a daily food market and a square in the center of Munich, Germany. The Viktualienmarkt developed from an original farmers' market to a popular market for gourmets. In an area covering 22,000 square meters, 140 stalls and shops offer flowers, exotic fruit, game, poultry, spices... Viktualienmarkt			 - photo
markerD Bavarian National Museum The Bavarian National Museum (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum) in Munich is one of the most important cultural history museums in Europe. The building, erected in the style of historism by Gabriel von Seidl 1894-1900, is one of the most original and significant museum buildings of its time. It is situate... Bavarian National Museum - photo
markerE New Town Hall in Munich The New Town Hall (German: Neues Rathaus ) is a town hall at the northern part of Marienplatz in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It hosts the city government including the city council, offices of the mayors and part of the administration. In 1874 the municipality had left the Old Town Hall for its new do... New Town Hall in Munich - photo
markerF Munich Frauenkirche The Frauenkirche (full name Dom zu unserer lieben Frau, "Cathedral of Our Dear Lady") is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising and seat of its Archbishop. It is a landmark and is considered a symbol of the Bavarian capital cit... Munich Frauenkirche			 - photo
markerG Olympic Stadium in Munich Olympiastadion is a stadium located in Munich, Germany. Situated at the heart of the Olympiapark München in northern Munich, the stadium was built as the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics. With an original capacity of 80,000, the stadium also hosted many major football matches including the 19... Olympic Stadium in Munich - photo
markerH Munich Residenz The Munich Residenz (Münchner Residenz, Munich Palace) is the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs in the center of the city of Munich, Germany. The Residenz is the largest city palace in Germany and is today open to visitors for its architecture and room decorations, and displays from the f... Munich Residenz - photo
markerI Blutenburg Castle Blutenburg Castle is an old ducal country seat in the west of Munich, Germany, on the banks of river Würm. The castle was built between two arms of the River Würm for Duke Albert III, Duke of Bavaria in 1438–39 as a hunting-lodge, replacing an older castle burned down in war. Albert's son, Duke Sig... Blutenburg Castle - photo
markerJ HintQuest HintQuest is a Live-Escape Game placed in Munich.  You and your friends will be locked in a room, which is full of puzzles, quizzes, keys and locks and will have 60 minutes to solve the mysteries and find the way out. You will need all your imagination, creativity and team spirit to succeed. 2-6 p... HintQuest - photo

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Geographical coordinates: 48.15, 11.5833
Approximate population: 2,606,021

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