The Best Things To Do in Munich

Munich is one of the most splendid and charming cities in the world. The city is steeped in history seems too good to be true, boasting its majestic castles, magnificent architecture, magical folklore, museums, art galleries and some outstanding festivals and events including the internationally renowned Oktoberfest. One of the best ways to experience this fairy tale city is by indulging in some of the best things to do in Munich which include historical attractions like medieval cathedrals like Church of Our Lady and Munich’s Oldest Church, St. Peter's Church that dates to the 1180. The city is also home to a plethora of palaces and castles that boast some of the most intricate and beautiful architecture including the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs known as the Residence Palace and the famous Nymphenburg Palace. One of the most significant attractions in Munich are the museums that display artefacts from different themes ranging from BMW’s to archaeological artefacts along with a plethora of art galleries. Some of the best museums in Munich include German Museum or Deutsches Museum, BMW World and Museum, Museum Brandhorst, Museum of Man and Nature, The Old Picture Gallery and the Modern Picture Gallery. The city is home to a plethora of green spaces like English Garden, Biergarten am Chinesischen Turm, Augustiner-Keller and several vibrant markets like Viktualienmarkt and Marienplatz, that are a must visit when in Munich. Other top things to do in Munich include visiting attractions like Bayerische Staatsoper Opera House, Bavaria Film Studios, Fraunhofer, Asamkirche, Tierpark Hellabrunn and Bratwurstherzl. Bavarian capital offers a refreshing experience as it takes you on a ride through its lush green beer gardens, its rich past and its exciting lifestyle.

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  1. Cathedral Of Our Lady

    # 1 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 11648 times in trip plans
    Cathedral Of Our Lady

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Tower, Architecture

    Address: Frauenplatz 12, 80331 Munich, Germany

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This is the seat of the archdiocese and is one of the most recognizable structures in the city. One can see the towers of the Frauenkirche from quite far away. This is mainly due to height restriction...Read more

  2. The Neue Pinakothek

    # 2 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 7785 times in trip plans
    The Neue Pinakothek

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Architecture

    Address: Barer Strasse 29, 80799 Munich, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This art museum is focused primarily on important pieces of art from the 18th and 19th century and is also widely considered as one of the most important and influential museums of the 19th century. F...Read more

  3. Dachau Concentration Camp

    # 3 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 6381 times in trip plans
    Dachau Concentration Camp

    Tags: Historical Site, Memorial

    Address: Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (KZ Gedenkstaette), Alte Romerstraße 75, 85221 Dachau

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Dachau Concentration Camp, 10 miles northwest of Munich, was one of the first death camps in Nazi Germany and might have served as a model for all resulting camps in the Third Reich.  Dachau ...Read more

  4. Viktualienmarkt

    # 4 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 8766 times in trip plans

    Tags: Market, Street Market, Street Food

    Address: Viktualienmarkt 3 80331 Munich, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The clamoring Viktualienmarkt, Munich's open air marketplace, is spotted in the heart of the city's old town. The market has been operational since 1807 and it is the most seasoned ranchers showcase i...Read more

  5. Hofbrauhaus

    # 5 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 8841 times in trip plans

    Tags: Food And Drinks

    Address: Platzl 9, 80331 Munchen

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:30 pm Details

    Beer flows like water, sometimes more than water in Germany. This Royal brewery epitomizes the affinity that the people of Munich have towards all that is cold and frothy. Founded by the Duke of Bavar...Read more

  6. Odeonsplatz

    # 6 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 6465 times in trip plans

    Tags: Landmark, Restaurant, Square, Nightclub

    Address: Odeonplatz 1 80539 Munich, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This large plaza or square is located near the southern part of the city near the Ludwigstraße. Developed by Leo von Klenze in the early 19th century, the square is of historical significance be...Read more

  7. Olympic Stadium

    # 7 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 3017 times in trip plans
    Olympic Stadium

    Tags: Sport, Stadium

    Address: Spiridon-Louis-Ring 27, 80809 Munich, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Olympic Stadium in Munich, which was the site of the 1972 Summer Olympics, offers tours over its clearing and transparent shelters of acrylic glass which is the signature mark for the stadium. The...Read more

  8. Bmw Headquarters And Museum

    # 8 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 5088 times in trip plans
    Bmw Headquarters And Museum

    Tags: Tour, Automobile Museum

    Address: Am Olympiapark 2, 80809 München, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Since the dawn of the industrial revolution, Germany has been at the forefront of mechanical prowess. The German cars set the standards for some of the best possible automobiles that the world has eve...Read more

  9. Saint Peter's Church

    # 9 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 5434 times in trip plans
    Saint Peter's Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Rindermarkt 1, 80331 Munich, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This historic site was home to a pre-Merovingian church before the foundation of Munich. The church that occupies the spot presently was constructed during the late 12th century but was soon destroyed...Read more

  10. The Pinakothek Der Moderne

    # 10 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 2131 times in trip plans
    The Pinakothek Der Moderne

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery

    Address: Barer Strasse 29, 80799 Munich, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Locally referred to as the third Pinakothek, this modern art museum is highly revered for the sheer brilliance of its collection. The building itself however has been the subject of some speculation a...Read more

  11. Nymphenburg Palace

    # 11 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 3657 times in trip plans
    Nymphenburg Palace

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: Schloss Nymphenburg 1, 80638 Munich, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Nymphenburg Palace served as the primary summer recreational palace for the Bavarian Rulers. This Baroque palace which has now become one of the most important and iconic tourist destinations of t...Read more

  12. Theatine Church

    # 12 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 2607 times in trip plans
    Theatine Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Salvatorplatz 2A, 80333 München, Germany

    Timings: 06:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Theatine Church of St. Cajetan was built over a period of over 25 years from 1663 to 1690. The architecture of the church follows an Italian high-Baroque style. The architecture would go on to gre...Read more

  13. Asam Church

    # 13 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 2611 times in trip plans
    Asam Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Sendlinger Str. 32, 80331 München, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Built by the Asam brothers in 1746, this church is a shining example of the Rococo and late Baroque style of architecture in Munich. The inner frescoes will truly take your breath away. The most spect...Read more

  14. Hellabrunn Zoo

    # 14 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 433 times in trip plans
    Hellabrunn Zoo

    Tags: Zoo

    Address: Tierparkstraße 30, 81543 München, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Children would just love to visit this attraction! Hellabrunn Zoo is a huge zoo that entertains the young ones and adults alike along with an understanding of wide range of animal species present here...Read more

  15. Lenbachhaus

    # 15 of 3487 Things To Do in Munich | Added 647 times in trip plans

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery

    Address: Luisenstraße 33, 80333 München, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The municipal gallery in Munich is a beautiful one that exhibits works by Kandinsky, Marc, Münter, Klee, Macke, Jawlensky and other artists in the Blue Rider circle, such as Bechte...Read more

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  • Gedenkkreuz

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Residenz München

    Residenzstraße 1

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Karlstor

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Amalienburg

    Schloß Nymphenburg 19

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Staatsarchiv München

    Schönfeldstraße 3

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Sendlinger Tor

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Heinz Sewald

    Oberlandstraße 26

  • Leben & Co. GmbH

    Max-Reger-Straße 7

  • Comet Computer Ges. für Datenverarbeitung und Techn. Dokumentation

    Oberer Lüßbach 12A

  • Patricia Wiede

    Bismarckweg 5

  • Redaktionsbüro Online + Print

    Oberlandstraße 26

  • Luitpoldhügel

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  • Perlacher Forst

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  • Starnberger See

    Kirchplatz 8

  • Feldmochinger See

    Ferchenbachstraße 205

  • Karlsfelder See

    Jahnstraße 15

  • Kleinhesseloher See

  • Badesee Poing

  • Germeringer See

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  • Schwabinger Bach

  • Oberstjägermeisterbach

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  • Jüdisches Museum München

    St.-Jakobs-Platz 16

  • Bayerisches Nationalmuseum

    Prinzregentenstraße 3

  • Deutsches Museum

    Museumsinsel 1

  • Jörg Heitsch Galerie

    Reichenbachstraße 14

  • Anthropologische Staatssammlung

    Karolinenplatz 2A

  • Sammlung Goetz

    Oberföhringer Straße 103

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  • Ungererbad

    Traubestraße 3

    Amusement Parks
  • Erdino GmbH

    Rennweg 57

    Amusement Parks
  • Märchenwald im Isartal

    Kräuterstraße 39

    Amusement Parks
  • Oktoberfest

    Matthias-Pschorr-Straße 4

    Amusement Parks Restaurants
  • Freizeitpark Märchenwald

    Kräuterstraße 39

    Amusement Parks
  • Magdalenenfest

    Hirschgarten 1

    Amusement Parks
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  • Chinesischer Turm

    Englischer Garten 3

    Fast Food Bars
  • Cafe Westend

    Anglerstraße 32

    Restaurants Bars
  • TS Cocktaillounge

    Hauptstraße 29

    Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Die Hexe

    Kirchenstraße 2

    International Bars
  • Schluckauf

    Occamstraße 26

  • Red Hot

    Amalienstraße 89

    American Barbecue Bars
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  • Bella-Pool-Billard-Center GmbH

    Perlacher Straße 10

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spielsalon Skorpion

    Carl-Benz-Straße 16

    Casinos and Gaming Bars Restaurants
  • Merkur-Spielothek GmbH & Co

    Hans-Urmiller-Ring 44

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spielsalon Monaco

    Bahnhofplatz 8

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Löwen Play GmbH

    Inselkammerstraße 1

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Löwen Play Casino

    Westendstraße 195

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Isarauen

    Natural Parks
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