) is the third largest city in Germany
, located some 20 km to the south-west from Unterföhring
, 130 km north-east of Austria border. The capital city Berlin
is in 660 km to the north-east. The population of Munich is about 1,260,400 people (census of 2011). Munich is a popular tourist destination thanks to its towers and royal residences.
The closest airport Franz Josef Strauss (IATA: MUC) is about 40 km away.
Interesting places in Munich
The Olympiaturm in Olympiapark, Munich has an overall height of 291 m and a weight of 52, 500 tons. At a height of 190 m there is an observation platform as well as a small rock and roll museum housing various memorabilia. Since its opening in 1968 the tower has registered over 35 million visitors (as of 2004). At a height of 182 m there is a revolving restaurant that seats 230 people. A full revolution takes 53 minutes. The tower has one Deutsche Telekom maintenance elevator with a speed of 4 m/…
The Nymphenburg Palace (German: Schloss Nymphenburg), i. E. " Nymph's Castle" is a Baroque palace in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. The palace was the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria.
Oktoberfest is a sixteen-day festival held each year in Munich, Germany during late September (and running to early October). It is one of the most famous events in Germany and the world's largest fair, with some six million people attending every year, and is an enjoyable event with an important part of Bavarian culture. Other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations, modeled after the Munich event.
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), also known as LMU, is a university in Munich and, with more than 44, 000 students, is the second-largest university in Germany.
The Botanischer Garten München-Nymphenburg (21. 20 hectares) is a botanical garden and arboretum located at Menzinger Str. 65, Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It is open daily, except on 24 and 31 December; an admission fee is charged.
The BMW museum in Munich is a museum for the history of BMW cars and bikes, which is located next to BMW Headquarters main building. The BMW Welt is not in fact the same building as the BMW Museum. The BMW Welt, showcases a diverse range of modern BMW products, and additionally, comes into use as a distribution center for a large array of BMW products.
Tierpark Hellabrunn is the name of the zoological garden in the Bavarian capital Munich.
St. Peter's Church is a Roman Catholic church, and also the oldest church, in the inner city of Munich.
If you have seen everything in Munich already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you're visiting the area, you may want to check out something from the following list:
Also, check out the photographs of other travellers of the area.