- Address: Marienplatz 8, 80331 München, Germany, 80331, Munich
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +49-89222324
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Walking Area, Statue, Landmarks, Historic And Protected Sites
Dedicated to Maria, this is a consecrated statue that has become one of the important landmarks of Munich. On the top of this Marian column is the gilded statue of bronze, though to be built by Hubert Gerhard 1593 for the grave of William V. On the corners of this statue, you can spot angels engaging four "evils": the dragon of war, the lion of hunger, the monster of plague and disease, and the serpent that are thought to represent heretic Protestants.
- Free visit
- By Bus station: Marienplatz (St. Peter)
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3.32% of people who visit Munich include Mariensaule in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
37.5% of people start their Mariensaule visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Mariensaule
76.92% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mariensaule
Wow, what a grand sight. Simply beautiful old building. This is a great section of town. Lots to do and see. Lots of good food. 👍🏽like this review please
Its a beautiful center of Munich .I absolutely love it as other center. We went there around 1 PM and almost everywhere was closed because of the holiday but still the center was open and there was a lot of attraction anyway. Street people was fun to watch.stop buy any cafe there and drink a coffee and eat cake .Lovely beautiful cakes. If you eat there they will charge you more .but its nice to eat outside!
The fountain in the square. Some interesting statues, all with a story behind them, referring to the things that the rulers were most afraid of I believe.
Nice area, but crowded withtourists (as expected). There is a motorized performance at the top of a tower in the square every day at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., and 5 p.m. (the 5 p.m. performance doesn’t occur from November through February). The performance lasts 12-14 minutes (I don't remember) and ends with the chirp of a cuckoo bird coming out above the display (which you likely can't hear). After that, you can probably join a free tour from SANDEMAN which is very average (but free). Good way to meet other travelers anyway. Pro-tip: Dont try to record the performance, there is one on YouTube that is much better ;)
Pleasant, if small, mideval town hall and square. Usually crowded, with a couple performances and attractions going on. The clock routine is nice, though similar to those in most European central squares. Many tourist-trap eateries and shops all around, all good fun.