The city of Munich boasts a rich cultural background as well as several stunning attractions which include museums, memorials, galleries, parks and some of the world’s most impressive works of architecture. If you are a sports fan, you may be fortunate to watch the city’s soccer team, Bayern Munich in action.
Museums and Galleries
If you want to experience some of German’s culture and art, then visiting a museum would help you much. The museums portray the history of Germany and their deep rooted culture. Get to know more about Munich from the German Theater Museum, BMW museum, Jewish Museum and Pinakotheken. You can also enjoy a taste of Munich art from Villa Stuck, Schack Gallery, Lenbach Gallery and Haus der Kunst.
One of the most frequented memorial sites is the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial. This Nazi era concentration camp is one of the most frequented attractions in Munich. You can also find statue of the Bavaria and the Glyptothek sculpture in the memorials inside the museum district.
Munich has a number of amusement parks that are designed for both children and adults. This parks offer the best recreation facilities, some of them even have some of the biggest bear gardens in Germany. You can take a leisure walk while watching some deer and other small animals found in the parks. Some of the popular parks include the Englischer Garten, Riemer Park, Hirschgarten, the Munich Zoo, West Park, the Munich Botanic Garden, the Olympic Park and the Theresienwiese.
The buildings in Munich are a mixture of modern and traditional architectural styles. There are a few castles and palaces, some dating as far back as the 13th century AD. Some of the ancient buildings that are still standing include the Schloss Nymphenburg, the Residenz, Palais Porcia the Old Academy, and the magnificent Baroque Schloss Schleißheim. The modern Olympic Park stadium is one of the attractive landmarks in Munich. Some of the other modern buildings that tower over the city include Hypo-Haus, the Highlight Towers and the BMW Headquarters. A view of the city of Munich from these buildings is simply, breathtaking.
Some of the other interesting things that you cannot miss in Munich include the annual festivals. These events that usually marked with pomp and color are a sight to behold. Every visitor who comes to Munich never leaves without having enjoyed some of the attractions the city has to offer.