Architectural Buildings in Munich

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  • StripeyMiata
    Lisburn, UK1,444 contributions
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    In just a few moments, the elevator takes you to an altitude of 85 metres and you can see a different highlight of the city in every direction: directly opposite is the Alter Peter (church), on one side of the tower is the Frauenkirche (church), on the other the Altes Rathaus (old town hall) and to the north there is the Italian-looking Theatinerkirche (church). And if the weather is good, the impressive Alpine chains stretch across the entire horizon to the south.
    Written 11 May 2024
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  • Ari M
    16 contributions
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    Incredibly ornate church with lovely design and ceilings. Only issue is how often it's being renovated/has parts of it off limits
    Written 26 May 2024
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  • Ray H
    29 contributions
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    About 300+ steps. The walk up was well worth it. WARNING to anyone who is claustrophobic. Avoid if you aren’t able to handle tight spaces. Gets very tight. Especially when some people are walking down the stairs and you’re trying to go up. It’s very cramped. The view is worth it. The top has a spot for you to rest. If you can handle all the stairs, I highly recommend!
    Written 22 April 2024
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  • toni r
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    Excellent guided tour of the museum. We spent an hour walking around by ourselves before the tour began. The tour brought everything to life, our guide was enthusiastic about the subject and this helped to bring things to life. The highlight for me was seeing Elvis' BMW which had been loving restored.
    Written 9 July 2023
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  • Traveler O
    Washington DC, DC1,175 contributions
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    Excellent tribute to Baroque architecture with the immaculate interior of this church. Entrance is free, but be quiet and respectful as it remains in active use. Worth the stop.
    Written 14 April 2024
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  • CPaM68
    Texas678 contributions
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    Our trip took us to Munich between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and we visited the Marienplatz to tour the Christmas Markets and see the glockenspiel. Although we didn’t initially plan to visit the Frauenkirche, the twin towers dominating the skyline, drew us to the church like a magnet. And of course the fact that we love touring old churches and cathedrals in Europe helped entice us to stop for a quick visit. The Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Dear Lady) serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and is considered a landmark symbol of the Bavarian capital. The church's history dates back to the 12th century while the Gothic building you see today was originally constructed in the 15th century. Because of local height limits for buildings, the church towers, which are 323 feet tall, are widely visible. You can normally travel up the south tower, which has a spiral staircase and an elevator. When we visited, it was closed for repair, but it reportedly offers a unique view of Munich and the nearby Alps. The beautiful interior includes a tall and narrow nave, ceiling vaults, and some nice stained glass windows. The nave is 357 feet long, 131 feet wide, and 121 feet high and was built to originally accommodate 20,000 standing people. Highlights inside the church include the Wittelsbach Monument, the bishop's crypt, and the so-called "Devil's Footstep." You can easily get to the Frauenkirche from anywhere in Munich by taking any S-Bahn train (lines S1 to S8) from the Munich central station or take the U-Bahn (lines U3 or U6). (PaM)
    Written 5 February 2024
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  • Diana R
    Birch Run, MI2,751 contributions
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    Beautiful cathedral in Munich, near the glockenspiel tower. We visited during free time on our tour and were blown away at how very beautiful it is.
    Written 24 May 2024
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  • David N
    Hawthorne, CA4,338 contributions
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    As you are touring the sites around Marienplatz, it is worth it to take a moment to appreciate the beautiful architecture of the Old Town Hall, especially in contrast to the architecture of the nearby New Town Hall. This much smaller white building features a unique gable facade and a spire that was reconstructed in the 1970s after being destroyed in World War II.
    Written 17 December 2022
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland31,245 contributions
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    This eastern city gate of Munich's old town was built between 1285 and 1347 in the course of the expansion of the city.

    The two Falkentürme towers have been home to the Valentin Karlstadt Museum since 1959. He was a Munich comedian and folk singer.

    It is a funny detail that the clocks in the main tower turn counterclockwise.

    The inner courtyard is used for exhibitions and concerts.

    We used the Isartor S-Bahn station for our return journey to the airport. This station was so much easier than Hauptbahnhof.
    Written 3 November 2022
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  • Meems827
    Charlottesville, VA4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful interiors . 2nd floor has Museum of the court trials of The White Rose: youths who spoke out against Nazi regime in 1944. Self guided tour in English or German.
    Written 19 April 2024
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  • Peter In Lewes
    Lewes, UK465 contributions
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    Situated in the extensive grounds behind the Nymphenburg Palace it is well worth taking the time to visit this very small Palace. Only a few rooms to see but still highly decorated and I found the tiling in kitchen area especially interesting.
    Written 29 July 2019
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland31,245 contributions
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    This group of three houses is located on the Rindermarkt (Cattle market) in the Munich Old Town.

    They were completed in 1905 and named after the Ruffini tower that was located here and demolished in 1808.

    The stunning facade is richly decorated with stucco and bas-reliefs.

    From the ground floor, you can find traditional Munich shops.
    Written 1 November 2022
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland31,245 contributions
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    This temple built in 1615 is located in the center of Hofgarten, the stunning garden of the Munich Residenz.

    The quite small building is a beautiful twelve-sided gazebo from the Renaissance period.

    On our visit, a man playing the grand piano had taken over the interior. There were signs that you have to pay if you take photos. We didn't want to disturb him and continued our journey.
    Written 3 November 2022
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  • Edwelsh
    North Canton, OH6,803 contributions
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    St Benno Church is a large church that is dark and imposing from the outside, but quite beautiful inside. Tall stone pillars, beautiful arches, vibrant colorful artwork, gold plated statues, carved wooden pieces and detailed stained glass windows. It’s worth a look if you are in the neighborhood and it’s open.
    Written 20 July 2023
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  • Brad
    Hong Kong, China173,102 contributions
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    Badenburg is one of the palaces that you can visit within the Nymphenburg Park grounds. It is built by Josef Effner between 1719-21 and is situated upon the shore of Baden Lake.Opening hours are 9am to 6pm daily (April to Mid-October). The palace is closed from Mid-October to March.

    We liked the attractive exterior facade as well as the impressive rooms with Chinese style wall-papper, ornamental stucco work and fresco ceiling. These made for a quick yet delightful visit within the palace. It is well worth a visit if you plan to explore the Nymphenburg park grounds.

    Note: Entrance ticket into Badenburg (€4.50 per person) includes Amalienburg, Pagodenburg and Magdalenenklause.

    Alternatively you can purchase the combo ticket (€11.50 per person), which gives you access to the four palaces as well as the Nymphenburg Castle, Marstall (Stagecoach) and Porzellen (Porcelain) museums as well.
    Written 18 July 2018
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