What to Do and See

Here’s a list of things to do and see in Munich for visitors from outside Germany:

What to Do:
Visit Marienplatz: Munich’s central square, known for its iconic Glockenspiel clock tower and historic buildings.
Explore the English Garden: One of the world’s largest urban parks, offering beautiful landscapes, beer gardens, and even surfing in the Eisbach river.
Tour the Residenz: Former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs, showcasing opulent architecture, art collections, and the stunning Court Garden.
Experience Oktoberfest: If visiting in late September or early October, join the world’s largest beer festival for traditional Bavarian music, food, and, of course, beer.
Discover Nymphenburg Palace: A baroque palace surrounded by lush gardens and lakes, featuring exquisite interiors and the Marstallmuseum with royal carriages.
Stroll through Viktualienmarkt: Munich’s famous open-air food market, offering fresh produce, local delicacies, and a vibrant atmosphere.
Take a Day Trip to Neuschwanstein Castle: Just a couple of hours from Munich, this fairy-tale castle is one of Germany’s most iconic landmarks, nestled in the Bavarian Alps.

What to See:
Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall): Marvel at the Gothic architecture of this impressive building and catch the Rathaus-Glockenspiel’s mechanical show.
Deutsches Museum: The world’s largest museum of science and technology, featuring interactive exhibits on everything from astronomy to transportation.
BMW Welt and Museum: Explore the history and innovation of BMW cars at this sleek museum and showroom.
Olympiapark: Site of the 1972 Summer Olympics, offering a range of attractions including a panoramic tower, stadium tours, and concerts.
Glyptothek and Alte Pinakothek: Immerse yourself in art at these world-class museums, housing collections of ancient sculpture and European masterpieces respectively.
Asam Church (Asamkirche): Admire the Baroque splendor of this small but ornate church, a hidden gem in Munich’s city center.
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site: Pay tribute to the victims of the Holocaust and learn about one of the first Nazi concentration camps, located just outside Munich.These activities and sights offer a diverse and enriching experience of Munich’s culture, history, and attractions for visitors from abroad.