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Things to Do in Munich – One of the Best Cities of Europe to Visit

Munich is the third largest city in Germany and the capital of Bavaria. Particularly popular between tourists; holding the region, Bavaria, one of the oldest cultures and wonderful traditions over the Nation – a land never lacking reasons to be visited. Your journey to Germany won’t be complete without a landmark in this city; its grand palaces, colorful foods, and world-famous gardens. Here are the ten best things to do when you visit Munich.

Munich Beer

Munich beer
Munich Beer
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Start with the most obvious? If you ever visit Munich, you must taste all the beers that flow there. Munich has one of the best beer collections in the world, with a flavor for every taste on Earth, holding legendary breweries, such as the Hofbräuhaus and many others. If you are passionate about craft drinks, you instantly have a thousand reasons to visit Munich, easy to go in but hard to come out.

The Marienplatz

the Marienplatz
The Marienplatz
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Marienplatz was built at the 12th century at the center of Munich. Since then, its neurotic tower and impressive carillon became the image of Munich. Its charming beauty makes visitors often get enchanted over this structure, leaving millions in the awe to visit it again.

Oktoberfest

oktoberfest
Oktoberfest
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Everybody has heard about the Oktoberfest. It is a folk festival that started in 1810 and still going strong. Food, music, and parades on this ‘beer garden in Munich.’ Even celebrities love Munich for this, take Arnold Schwarzenegger. Every year almost 6 million people attend Oktoberfest from all around the world; four times the entire population of Munich.

Englischer Garten

Englischer Garten
Englischer Garten
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The Englischer Garten is 375-hectare park north-east of Munich. An inescapable green space inspired as its name suggests it, in English gardens. It has an artificial lake, streams, and monuments such as the Rumford House, the Monopteros and the Chinese Tower. It is ideal for strolling and enjoying leisurely walks.

The Botanischer Garten

The Botanischer Garten
The Botanischer Garten
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A sublime botanical greenhouse as exotic as refreshing. Thousands of plants both aquatic and terrestrial, butterflies grow at the bare eyes of visitors. An enchanting atmosphere that is, indeed, like paradise on earth.

Winter Sports

Winter Sports
Winter Sports
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If you are looking for the perfect place to learn Curling and finally understand what the sport is about, Munich is the place to go. If you leave near the city, you can also go skiing and sledding in nearby mountains. Winter is the best time for ice sports.

Historic Castles

Historic Castles
Historic Castles
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The German castles are some of the most beautiful in the world. If you ever wonder why you should visit Munich, the answer is simply because going to its castles is like living in a fairy tale. In Munich, you can admire the city’s grand buildings like the Munich Residenz (the former residence of the dukes and princes), Nymphenburg Palace, and near points like the Neuschwanstein Castle.

Munich Foods

Munich foods
Munich Foods
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Bavarian cuisine is very colorful and tastes marvelous. You can start with a good old pretzel and later move on to white sausage. Bratwurst is a world famous sausage whose popularity is second to none, and it can be enjoyed as part of good sauerkraut. Not to mention the beer coming down with all this.

The People of Munich

The People of Munich
The People of Munich
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People of Munich is not only charming and friendly, but they also have a very welcoming culture to tourists. Not just during large events like the Oktoberfest, yet the entire year around. You can make a lot of new friends from a different culture.

Safest City in Europe

Safest City in Europe
Safest City in Europe
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Munich is one of the safest cities in the continent, making it overall one of the best cities in Europe to visit. There are so many things to do in Munich, day or night. You won’t have to worry, and if you ever feel lost, you can ask any stranger without hesitating.

 

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