Private guide in Munich, guided tours in Munich, Germany
Top Attractions in MunichDachau Concentration camp, Deutsches Museum, Pinakotheken, Statue of the Bavaria, Glyptothek, National Antique Collection, National Museum of Egyptian Art, National Bavarian Museum, Die Neue Sammlung - Museum of Applied Arts, German Theatre Museum,
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Information about Munich
The capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria is Munich. Located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps, it’s the third largest city in Germany. The name ‘Munich’ means “by the monks.” The town is a traffic hub and the center of finance, publishing and advanced technologies. In 2013 Munich was ranked by Monocle as the world’s most livable city with the highest quality of life.
Visit the German Museum and you will see the oldest science museum in the world. Exhibits include collections of paleontology, geology, mineralogy, zoology and anthropology. Munich is filled with art galleries. At the Glyptothek you can see a Peter Paul Rubens collection including a two-story-high Judgment Day painting, Greek and Roman art, sculptures from the archaic age, mosaics and reliefs.
Minich is home to major universities, national and international authorities, architectural attractions, international sports events, museums, theatres and events such as Oktoberfest which is a major tourist attraction. See the Circus Krone, it’s one of the largest circus in Europe and one of the few circuses in Western Europe to occupy its own building.