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This prominent public square, the largest in Munich, still stands as the center of social activity in the city, much as it has throughout history.
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Marienplatz 1, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 2169 7706150
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All reviews christmas market beautiful square lots of shops street performers city hall great shopping clock tower famous glockenspiel at noon walk around visit munich architecture tourists gluhwein platz chimes stalls
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice area of Munich to walk around. Did not know much about the place, wide variety of shops including souvenirs, clothing, restaurants along with some historic buildings. Several street performers will entertain you and there is a little Starbucks store you can slip into. Wish...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This a beautiful historic plaza in the heart of Munich! It has all kinds of outdoor cafes, shopping, and sightseeing! A treat is the glockenspiel that plays several times a day. This is often a crowded area, but is beautiful in the early evening and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AmyC201529
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visit Duration: 30 minutes. The Munich Marienplatz with the New Town Hall is the world-famous center of the Bavarian capital.  It was renamed Marienplatz (St. Mary's Square) as a way to ask Virgin Mary to protect the town from a cholera epidemic. There is always...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The views of these old buildings plus the Rathaus make a perfect postcard area. Rathaus restaurant is a must see below ground level. Metro station is right in the square making it so convenient

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 629arlened
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very crowned. Nice historical buildings, worth to take some extra time to visit and explore the history behind.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vladimirv_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place boasts of energy and has a fantastic vibe. Its clean and very safe to relax after a walkabout and there are various restaurants and cafe's to enjoy a meal or drink

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Trudied27
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great place! Architecture was fantastic! Plenty of places to chose to eat from ice cream, pretzels, sausages of all types & of course beer. There are quaint restaurants, large beer houses & beer gardens. Fabulous shopping & you can pick up one of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jacquie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a must to see the Karlsplatz / Stachus, Marienplatz and Viktualienmarkt. You can listen to street music or eat and drink something there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Astrid W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of places of interest, worth visiting the breweries. Many places to eat and the Christmas market makes a wonderful start to the festival season.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Be sure to visit Marienplatz in time to hear and see the Glockenspiel. It begins precisely at 11am every day, once day. Take time to stroll, shop, and eat after viewing the Glockenspiel.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Candee J
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1 January 2019|
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Response from RandRCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
HMMMM Not sure about the luggage lock-up at the airport. If you google Munich airport, it may say. You could also check with hotel inside Munich airport. It's very convenient and they may offer a service to hold luggage... More
1 January 2019|
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Response from Winelovin | Reviewed this property |
It’s a 40 min journey to centre of Munich from the airport. You can spend a few enjoyable hours in Marienplatz shopping and visiting some nice cultural buildings or a pay a visit to the Deutsche Museum. Largest in Europe... More
30 November 2018|
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Response from anah152 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course. You can take the hop on hop off bus and in this way youcand travel between markets.