Munich is the third largest cityGermany and the capital of the federal state of the Free State of Bavaria. Here you will find a number of attractions for every taste: It does not matter whether you like the magnificent architecture of ancient cathedrals and palaces, enjoy spending time in large parks or street cafes or are interested in cheerful traditional holidays - for any guest of the city there is guaranteed entertainment. Discover the most beautiful places in Munich, its culinary features and discover the cozy Bavarian lifestyle.
Sightseeing in Munich
If you are going to visit Munich, the capitalGermany's Bavaria, make a preliminary plan. There are so many sights, interesting and unusual places in the city and its environs that it's not enough even for a week to get around them.
Most likely, you will fly to Munich by plane,Then the first thing to be surprised at the Munich airport. It is one of the five best international airports and takes the honorable first place among European airports. Munich Airport is a kind of city in the suburbs of Munich: an area of 1,620 hectares, 160 shops, 60 bars and restaurants, playgrounds, an ice rink, a hotel chain, a medical center. The only brewery in the world, located on the airport, and next door - "Beer Garden", where you can drink a farewell mug of beer when you fly back home.
Start your walk around Munich from the central square - Marienplatz. Here are located the old and new town halls - the so-called buildings designed for the work of city authorities.
The new town hall is 85 meters high and is equippedElevator, with which you can climb to the observation deck to admire the city from a height. Every day at 11 o'clock 43 bell-shaped bells begin to "beat", and in special open niches-windows 32 mechanical dolls of human growth act out scenes from an ancient city life.
Be sure to go to the Pinakothek (museumsIn our opinion). There are three of them: old, new and modern. The old one is the most famous world art gallery, in which paintings of 13-17 centuries of German, Flemish, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish painters are presented.
In the new picture gallery you can see pictures of famous impressionists Van Gogh and Edward Manet.
Visit the world-famous BMW Museum - the legendary German automotive brand. Here is a unique exposition of cars and motorcycles of this brand for all time of its existence.
The Olympic Park, which was built inThe run-up to the 1972 Olympic Games, is still Europe's largest sports ground, and the most famous sports competitions are held here. The architecture of the sports complex is somewhat like the alpine peaks, to which you will certainly need to go.
English park is an ideal place to relax on aGrass, picnics, horseback riding and sunbathing. There are even artificial river structures for surfing. Do not be surprised if you see a picture unfamiliar to our view, sunbathing on the side of the local resident naked. In Germany, it is not accepted to be embarrassed, especially since local authorities at the legislative level have consolidated the park as a place for a nudist beach.
In the vicinity of Munich is a hugeThe number of royal castles, the most famous is the castle of Neuschwanstein. Built it and then lived in it the Bavarian King Louis II. The fairy-tale king - he was also called for his incredible love for the castles, which he erected in the foothills of the Alps.
On the way to the Alps you can admireSmall villages and towns, houses in which are decorated with fabulous and mythical subjects. All drawings are made with such professionalism that they can compete with any modern artist.
If you are going to Munich in the fall, be sure toPlan one "drunken" day. In October the most famous world beer festival Oktoberfest takes place in the city, where tourists and ordinary beer lovers from all over Europe come. The festival lasts for two weeks, so you will have time and see the sights of Bavaria, and relax in the company of gay German Hans and Reinholds.