Munich is the 2nd most visited city in Germany after Berlin and is located in the state of Bavaria, with a history dating back to the 1100s. It is home to …….. and of course, the renowned Oktoberfest.
In the City Centre, you’ll find an abundance of tourist attractions, fantastic luxury and market shopping facilities, historic churches and the world’s most famous beer hall Hofbräuhaus am Platzl. You can also explore the former residence of the Bavarian kings, the opera house and 3 historic city gates - Karlstor (at Stachus), Isartor and Sendlinger Tor. For great shopping head to Neuhauser Strasse, Kaufinger Strasse, Maximilianstrasse, Theatinerstrasse, Residenzstrasse and Brienner Strasse and Viktualienmarkt.
The Cathedral Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche) is one of Munich’s best monuments as the tallest structure in the city; while the Nymphenburg Palace is well worth visiting as it was the summer palace of the Bavarian royalty, surrounded by a 490-acre garden.
The Englischer Garten- English Garden – is a great place to relax and it is here you will find the most amazing views of the city from Monopterus hill.
Its close proximity to the Bavarian Alps makes it a great stopover on your way to the mountains, or a great base for a day trip, with the mountains just 1-2 hours away by train or car.