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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Commencing in the second half of September and for 16 days on, Munich’s Theresienwiese transforms into something that might seem like the world’s largest fun fair! The Oktoberfest, or "Wiesn" as the locals call it, is a beer festival above all, but also with lots of sale stands and other events and exciting happenings. In 2010, the Oktoberfest celebrated its 200th anniversary. Starts second last Saturday of September and ends on the first Sunday of October. Don’t miss the Bavaria and the Hall of Fame on the hill above the Theresienwiese. It was built between 1843 and 1853 and was commissioned by Ludwig I of Bavaria to honour prominent Bavarians to whom the country, science and the arts are indebted. For further information please visit www.oktoberfest.de.
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Neuschwanstein Castle & Linderhof Palace Day Tour from Munich

Neuschwanstein Castle & Linderhof Palace Day Tour from Munich

Witness the Neuschwanstein fairy tale castle that inspired Disney's Sleeping Beauty Castle, as well as the Linderhof Palace on a magical day trip from Munich. Built by Germany's "mad" King Ludwig II on a rugged hill against a backdrop of Bavaria's lush and picturesque mountain scenery, the Schloss Neuschwanstein is a stunning piece of architecture, which one could literally spend hours staring at it. Also, see the Linderhof Palace, Ludwig's rococo-style hunting lodge and last home, and the postcard-pretty Oberammergau, famous for its "Passion Play".
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Bavarian Beer & Food Evening Tour

Bavarian Beer & Food Evening Tour

Home of Oktoberfest and a collection of famous beer halls and beer gardens, Bavaria's beautiful capital invites visitors from around the world with its promise of fun and camaraderie. Partner with a savvy local guide for an insider look at this tradition of imbibing. You'll visit local haunts and enjoy Bavarian nibbles in the company of fellow beer aficionados. Discover Bavarian beer halls, beer culture, and bar snacks. Visit a traditional beer garden and the world-famous Hofbräuhaus Beer and Oktoberfest Museum.
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MUCA Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art

MUCA Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art

Street art as a form of art of the 21st century is rightly considered as a global celebrated phenomenon, nevertheless street art hasn't arrived enough in the art discourse. The newly build Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art (MUCA) wants t o make a change by enrolling street art into art history and by building a bridge between the international art scene, artists and the public. The idea of MUCA is to bring art and its people together to a place of self-reflection, with the main question of what a visionary museum stands for. Further information can be found at www.muca.eu
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site Tour from Munich

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site Tour from Munich

Gain insight into the Holocaust of World War II on a half-day tour of the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site from Munich. Travel by train and bus to the memorial site, and take a guided tour of the compound, a place of memorial and education dedicated to the thousands who were imprisoned and lost their lives there between 1933 and 1945. Learn how Dachau provided a model for all Nazi camps, and see the exhibitions and memorials, together with the reconstructed barracks and cells, as your guide provides illuminating, informative, and sensitive commentary.
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Alte Utting

Alte Utting

A boat in the middle of the city? And it serves as a bar? It took one and a half years from the transport of the MS Utting to Munich until it opened as a bar, breakfast café, roof terrace and beer garden in July 2018. 400 people fit into the various levels of the ship - from the engine room to the open-air deck. The view from the upper deck into the setting sun makes the Utting the perfect sundown outlook. A wonderful view of the Schlachthofviertel, the wholesale market hall and the whole city. Further information is available at www.alte-utting.de
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ESO Supernova Planetarium

ESO Supernova Planetarium

Right next to the headquarters of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Garching, the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre opened in May 2018. It is supposed to be a interactive learning centre for all age groups. The highlight is the ultra-modern planetarium with its 360-degree dome. A total of ten different guided tours are offered in German and English, on which visitors can find out more about science and the nature of the universe For further information please visit: https://supernova.eso.org/visit/restrictions/
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Kreativquartier (creative quartier)

Kreativquartier (creative quartier)

Dieses Gelände steht für Diversität und Heterogenität. Das Stadtbild hier überrascht mit alten Industriebauten, bunten Graffiti, wild wuchernden Gärten und schafft so eine inspirierende Atmosphäre. Artists run their studios and open workshops as well as designers run their studios. Rehearsal and performance stages of the independent performing arts can be found as well as institutions and initiatives of artistic and cultural education. Sociology-ecological start-ups research and test alternative social models. Everywhere you can find performances, exhibitions, workshops or concerts. Their content, themes and aesthetics are rarely on the agenda in traditional Munich culture. This site stands for diversity and heterogeneity. The cityscape surprises with old industrial buildings, colorful graffiti, wild gardens and creates an inspiring atmosphere. Due to COVID-19 there are some changes in the exhibitions. Please inform yourself under www.kreativquartier-muenchen.de.
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Haus der Kunst

Haus der Kunst

The Haus der Kunst is an internationally leading center for contemporary art featuring an interdisciplinary program. Every year the gallery presents about ten exhibitions of new talents and established artists. Since 2011 a selection of video art from the Goetz Collection has been shown in several displays in the former air raid shelter. In addition to exhibitions and evenbts, great store is set by research, study and dissemination of knowledge. You can find more information on this at www.hausderkunst.de
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BMW Museum

BMW Museum

Built in 1973 near the BMW tower on Petuelring, the BMW museum set new benchmarks with its timeless architecture and is now world-renowned. After extensive refurbishing, the museum reopened in June 2008, with a new design based on a novel concept. Historical vehicles and a wide range of themes, such as the company’s history, technology, motorbikes, model ranges, as well as architecture, design and media design come together to create a unique brand experience and an unprecedented exhibition ensemble. BMW recently opened the BMW World, which complements the company’s state-of-the art museum. You can find more information on this at www.bmw-welt.com
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Allianz Arena & FC Bayern Experience Centre

Allianz Arena & FC Bayern Experience Centre

The futuristic stadium is home to German’s record champion FC Bayern Munich. Apart from matchdays it has also become a must-see attraction for every visitor to the city. Take a guided Arena Tour of this extraordinary stadium for a unique glimpse behind the scenes including the players’ tunnel and the dressing rooms. At the FC Bayern Erlebniswelt, Germany’s biggest club museum, the history of one of Europe's most famous and successful clubs comes to life via a captivating blend of information and emotionally-charged stories. You can find more information on this at www.allianz-arena.com
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Schloss Nymphenburg

Schloss Nymphenburg

The impressive Baroque palace to the west of Munich was built as summer residence for the Bavarian Electors. The main building now houses a museum. In its large park there is a number of smaller buildings and pavilions and an exotic greenhouse with a café. Ludwig II, the “Fairytale” King was born in the Nymphenburg Castle his most famous castle, Neuschwanstein, is nestled in the dramatic foothills of the Alps and makes for an excellent daytrip. Further information can be found at www.schloss-nymphenburg.de.
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Residenz München

Residenz München

The extensive complex was the home of the Wittelsbach dynasty until 1918 and is one of Europe’s most prestigious palaces. The building houses the Residenz museum and the Schatzkammer (Treasure Chamber). The perfect place for children to relive four centuries of royal culture. Don’t miss Hofgarten park on the Odeonsplatz near the Residenz. It is one of the finest Renaissance gardens north of the Alps, and a peaceful oasis commanding a splendid view of the Theatinerkirche. For further information please visit www.residenz-muenchen.de
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Deutsches Museum

Deutsches Museum

The world’s largest museum of technology and science on the Isar River in Munich. You can find everything here from mining techniques to astronomy, with lots of original historic artefacts such as the first diesel engine. Large test workshop and tours for children. There are two annexes: one in Schleissheim to the north of Munich devoted to airplanes, and one at the Theresienhöhe exhibiting all kinds of land transportation. The latest addition to the main museum is the ZNT, Center for New Technologies featuring Nano- and Biotechnologies. For further information please visit www.deutsches-museum.de
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Bier- und Oktoberfest Museum

Bier- und Oktoberfest Museum

Munich is the capital of beer – with seven breweries, the world-famous Hofbräuhaus and the Oktoberfest. Interested in knowing more about the brew? Then the Beer and Oktoberfest Museum is for you: here you will learn all about the history of beer, from the great migration to the monasteries, the brewing and the “purity“ law of 1516, and the quality of Munich beer. The Oktoberfest also has a long history, beginning as a national holiday to celebrate the wedding of Ludwig I. with Princess Theresa von Sachsen-Hildburghausen and becoming in time the largest folk festival in the world. The museum also shows the interior of a traditional middle-class Munich home. You can find more information on this at www.bier-und-oktoberfestmuseum.de
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SIGHTseeing The original since 1890

SIGHTseeing The original since 1890

City tours in Munich - Day excursions in Bavaria and into Austria: A variety of tours are offered by Gray Line Sightseeing. Accompanied by professional and experienced guides, Gray Line takes you to the sights you most want to see. Excursions are operated daily to the dream castles of the fairy tale king Ludwig II. Tours go to the royal castle of Neuschwanstein, majestically situated in the beautiful Bavarian Alps, the palace of Linderhof. Along the world-famous Romantic Road Gray Line takes you to Rothenburg, one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Southern Germany. Gray Line Sightseeing also takes you to Berchtesgaden where the Eagle`s Nest can be viewed. The Austrian town of Salzburg is also an attractive destinations. Enjoy the Mozart city of Salzburg and a boat ride on Lake Wolfgang surrounded by beautiful Alpine scenery. Gray Line Sightseeing is also the local expert for Hop On Hop Off city tours and numerous special tours such as “Munich under the 3rd Reich and the German Resistance”. You can find more information at www.stadtrundfahrten-muenchen.de
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Tierpark Hellabrunn (Munich's Zoo)

Tierpark Hellabrunn (Munich's Zoo)

Tierpark Hellabrunn is based on the geo zoo concept - hardly surprising as more than 100 years ago they were the first to display animals by the continent the origiate from and keep them - wherever possible - in their natural communities. So you are able to see the whole world in just one day: from penguins to elephants, kangaroos to sea lions, birds of prey to carnivores. Inspiring Highlights: - Unique animal encounters - Daily feeding times and shows - Individual tours - playgrounds and children's zoo - Exciting classes in the zoo's school You can find more information at www.hellabrunn.de
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