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Isartor

Tal 43, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 223266
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Fascinating gateway entrance to the city

The Isartor is a medieval gateway to the city centre of Munich adjacent to the banks of the Isar... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brad A
A slice of history

We stumbled on this amazing piece of history. It is very close to the main shopping street and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Del255100
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  • Very good49%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
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Tal 43, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

The Isartor is a medieval gateway to the city centre of Munich adjacent to the banks of the Isar river. A really interesting part of the history of the city situated in the centre of a major road intersection.There is a marvelous fresco painted on...More

Thank Brad A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled on this amazing piece of history. It is very close to the main shopping street and worth the walk to see this lovely historical set of buildings.

Thank Del255100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped by one night to see the place packed with locals as the inside courtyard is filled with food and drink stands during Dec & Jan (Cheaper than the stands by the Ice Rink in Karlsplatz). There is literally a cauldron of fire in...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are three city gates we managed to find two on our visit. They are worth seeing at this time of the year there are Xmas markets everywhere no so lovely to take photos of.

Thank jonan_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gate to the old medieval city wall is one of 3 still standing. But more importantly, there is a giant cauldron of fire during the Christmas season! The Feuerzangenbowle is located at Isartor serving a gluhwein that'll knock you off your feet.

Thank kellyl0102
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Although there is not much to see, there is some nice architecture. Nearby is one of the best English speaking bike shops (Guten Bike). It is also nearby Deutsche Museum (a technical museum, not a history museum).

Thank Corbett R
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Vienna has it Innerstadt and so has Munich, just that it is called the Altstadt, the Old City. It is a ring with several gates leading to its central Square or Platz, here it is Marienplatz. 2 of these gates are Karls Gate (Karlstor) and...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

It's nice to look when you're in the area. If I understood this well, this is one of the 3 gates of the Munich fortress that remained from the city walls.

Thank Miodrag D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The city gate was a nice point of reference as to where we were. It was rebuilt as were many of the structures in Europe. Our running tour guide took us to all the gates of old Munich.

Thank Alicia W
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The Isartor is located at the Isartorplatz close to the Isar and is named after the river. It is one of the four main gates of the medieval city wall. Today Isartor is home of the Karl Valentin Museum, a famous Bavarian comedian and actor.

Thank CarlaColumna123
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