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The English Garden, Nymphenburg Palace, the Allianz Arena and Olympic Park: Munich is famous worldwide for many reasons. Read on for directions.
The dialling code for Germany is +49; the dialling code for Munich is (0)89.
Allianz Arena - Arena Touren & FC Bayern Erlebniswelt  
Werner-Heisenberg-Allee 25  
80939 München
Phone: +49 89 69931222  
www.allianz-arena.com  
 
Exhibition center/ICM 10.4 km
MOC 2.6 km
Munich airport 19.2 km
Central railway station 10 km
Auszeit - Wellness mit Ambiente  
Gottfried-Keller-Str. 31  
81245 München
Phone: +49 89 55055955  
www.auszeit-muenchen.de  
info@auszeit-muenchen.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 17.1 km
MOC 12.2 km
Munich airport 32.9 km
Central railway station 7.2 km
Autobus Oberbayern GmbH  
Heidemannstr. 220  
80939 München
Phone: +49 89 32304-221  
Telefax: +49 89 32304-229  
www.autobusoberbayern.de  
 
Bavaria Filmstadt  
Bavariaflimplatz 7  
82031 Geiselgasteig
Phone: +49 89 6499-2000  
Telefax: +49 89 6499-3152  
www.filmstadt.de  
info@filmstadt.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 13.1 km
MOC 15.2 km
Munich airport 36.3 km
Central railway station 8.1 km
Bier- und Oktoberfestmuseum  
Sterneckerstr. 2  
80331 München
Phone: +49 89 242316-07  
Telefax: +49 89 242316-08  
www.buom.de  
info@buom.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 8.3 km
MOC 7.3 km
Munich airport 28.7 km
Central railway station 1.7 km
Circus Krone  
Zirkus-Krone-Str. / Marsstr. 43  
80335 München
Phone: +49 89 5458000  
Telefax: +49 89 5504255  
www.circus-krone.com  
info@circus-krone.de  
Gloria Palast  
Karlsplatz 5  
80335 München
Phone: +49 89 1202201-20  
Telefax: +49 89 1202201-29  
www.gloria-palast.de  
info@gloria-palast.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 9.3 km
MOC 7.2 km
Munich airport 28.8 km
Central railway station 0.6 km
GOP Varieté-Theater München  
Maximilianstraße 47  
80538 München
Phone: +49 89 2102884-44  
Telefax: +49 89 2102884-33  
www.variete.de/spielorte/muenchen/  
info-muenchen@variete.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 7.8 km
MOC 6.9 km
Munich airport 28.1 km
Central railway station 2.2 km
Mathäser Filmpalast  
Bayerstr. 3-5  
80335 München
Phone: +49 89 515651  
www.mathaeser.de  
 
Exhibition center/ICM 9.5 km
MOC 7.4 km
Munich airport 29 km
Central railway station 0.4 km
RADIUS TOURS & BIKES  
im Münchner Hauptbahnhof bei Gleis 32  
80335 München
Phone: +49 89 5434877740  
www.radiustours.com  
tours@radiustours.com  
Exhibition center/ICM 10 km
MOC 7.4 km
Munich airport 29 km
Central railway station 0.1 km
Residenz München  
Max-Joseph-Platz  
80333 München
Phone: +49 89 29067-1  
Telefax: +49 89 29067-225  
www.residenz-muenchen.de  
ResidenzMuenchen@bsv.bayern.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 8.4 km
MOC 6.6 km
Munich airport 28.1 km
Central railway station 1.5 km
Schlossanlage Schleißheim  
Max-Emanuel-Platz 1  
85764 Oberschleißheim
Phone: +49 89 315872-0  
Telefax: +49 89 315872-50  
www.schloesser-schleissheim.de  
sgvschleissheim@bsv.bayern.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 16 km
MOC 7 km
Munich airport 20.4 km
Central railway station 12.2 km
Schlossanlage Nymphenburg  
Schlossanlage Nymphenburg  
80638 München
Phone: +49 89 17908-0  
Telefax: +49 89 17908-627  
www.schloss-nymphenburg.de  
sgvnymphenburg@bsv.bayern.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 14.2 km
MOC 9 km
Munich airport 30.2 km
Central railway station 4.6 km
Schuhbecks teatro  
Paul-Wassermann-Str. 2  
81829 München
Phone: +49 89 2554937-20  
Telefax: +49 89 2554937-19  
www.teatro.de  
info@teatro.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 0.5 km
MOC 8.7 km
Munich airport 9.4 km
Central railway station 25.3 km
Segway Tour Munich - SEG TOUR GmbH  
Herrnstr. 13  
80539 München
Phone: +49 89 24203401  
www.seg-tour-munich.de  
info@segwaytour-munich.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 8.5 km
MOC 7.2 km
Munich airport 28.7 km
Central railway station 1.4 km
Therme Erding  
Thermenallee 1-5  
85435 Erding
Phone: +49 8122 5500  
www.therme-erding.de  
willkommen@therme-erding.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 22.4 km
MOC 22.9 km
Munich airport 10.2 km
Central railway station 29.5 km
Tierpark Hellabrunn  
Tierparkstraße 30  
81543 München
Phone: +49 89 625080  
Telefax: +49 89 6250832  
www.hellabrunn.de  
tierpark@hellabrunn.de  
Exhibition center/ICM 11.1 km
MOC 11.6 km
Munich airport 33.0 km
Central railway station 4.4 km
Alter Peter
The tower of Munich's oldest church is one of the city's landmarks. After climbing 306 narrow steps you will be rewarded with a fantastic view across Munich and all the way to the Alps (if the warm, dry Föhn wind blows).
Mon -Fri 9 am - 6:30 pm; Sat + Sun 10 am - 6:30 pm, in winter only until 5:30 pm, Rindermarkt 1, S-Bahn Marienplatz and U-Bahn U3/U6 Marienplatz, www.alterpeter.de
Bavaria - Climb into the head of the statue.
CityGuide The erection of Oktoberfest structures begins in July. In front of the Ruhmeshalle, you simply need to climb up the steps inside Bavaria (over 18 metres in height) to reach the viewing platform, which affords you a superb view of the Oktoberfest fairgrounds.
Apr-15 Oct, 9 am - 6 pm, U-Bahn U4/U5 Theresienwiese
Bavaria Filmstadt
Visit the actual locations of famous cinema films to learn about the amazing tricks used by film and TV specialists! You will discover how monumental films and beloved television series are created. And there is no shortage of fun. On several original sets, visitors have the opportunity to act out brief filmscenes. Tram 25 Grünwald (Bavariafilmplatz), www.filmstadt.de
Beer gardens
CityGuide No matter if "Weißwurst", "Obazda", pretzel or sandwiches...

In almost all the beer gar­dens in Munich, customers can bring along their own food to consume.

BMW Welt
Underneath a seemingly floating roof, you can discover the multifaceted brands of the BMW Group. In the BMW Museum across the way, there are more than 120 original BMW vehicles including vintage cars.
Tue-Sun 10 am - 6 pm Museum, 9 am - 6 pm BMW Welt, U-Bahn U3 Olympiazentrum, www.bmw-welt.com, www.bmw-museum.de
Christkindl-Tram
Daily from the first Sunday of Advent through 23 December, this Christmas tram serves Glühwein (mulled wine) and other seasonal treats every year as it winds its way through pre-Christmas Munich. Duration 25 minutes; departs from Sendlinger Tor; tickets for sale on board; phone 0800 344226600. U-Bahn U3/U6 Sendlinger Tor, www.mvg-mobil.de
Deutsches Museum Shop
Extraordinary toys, do-it-yourself and experimental kits, and long-forgotten everyday yet unique items for young and old alike. Mon.-Fri. 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Sat. 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Rindermarkt 17, U-Bahn S-Bahn Marienplatz, www.deutsches-museum-shop.de
Englischer Garten - even larger than New York City’s Central Park!
Chinesischer Turm The Englischer Garten (English Garden) [373 hectares] is larger than New York City’s Central Park [333 hectares]. Divided into northern and southern sections by the Isarring, the English Garden features streams as well as nearly 80 km of bridle paths and footpaths. It is a true park of the people and ideal for sports, walking, playing music or simply relaxing in one of four beer gardens. The highest point in the park is a hill, on which a circular Greek structure, Monopteros, was built in 1836. From atop this hill, you will enjoy a remarkable view of the city’s high structures.

25 metres in height, the Chinesischer Turm (Chinese Tower) was erected in 1789/1790. With seating for 7,000 people, the beer garden beneath the tower is the second-largest and arguably best-known beer garden in Munich. During Advent, there a small Christmas Market here. Tram 18 Tivolistraße and Bus 54/154 Chinesischer Turm and U-Bahn U3/U6 Giselastraße

Flaucher
This beer garden in the Isarauen (near the river) has drawn Munich locals every time the sun shines since 1870. They continue to serve beer and deli­cious traditional food away from the urban hustle and bustle; live brass-band music and other events frequently enhance the enjoyment. Zum Flaucher is open year round during good weather. Daily 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Isarauen 8, Phone: +49 (0)89 7232677, Bus Bus 54 Schäftlarnstraße, www.zum-flaucher.de
Hirschgarten
Europe’s largest beer garden with space for 8,000 people! Take your seat at one of the tables under fine old chestnut trees in this park. Kids, too, have a great time, running and play­ing on the extensive grassy meadows. Following an old tra­dition, each customer washes its own beer mug. Daily 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM, Hirschgarten 1, Phone: +49 (0)89 17999119, S-Bahn Hirschgarten, www.hirschgarten.de
Cinema
For details about which films are currently being shown in Munich’s cinemas, visit www.artechock.de.
Munich multiplexes include Mathäser Filmpalast at Karlsplatz (Stachus) and Cinemaxx at Isartor.
More museums on Prinzregentenstraße
You haven’t seen enough on the museum mile? Find more museums on Prinzregentenstraße:

The Haus der Kunst regularly provides highlights of fine arts in rotating exhibitions. Mon-Sun 10 am - 8 pm, Thu 10 am – 10 pm; Prinzregentenstr. 1; U4/U5 Lehel; www.hausderkunst.de

To learn about the history of Bavaria from the Middle Ages to today and Bavarians’ cultural background, explore the exhibitions at Bayerisches Nationalmuseum. Tue-Sun 10 am - 5 pm, Thu until 8 pm; Prinzregentenstr. 3; U4/U5 Lehel; www.bayerisches-nationalmuseum.de

Franz von Stuck designed Villa Stuck to be his own residence and place of work. Nowadays, you can view his work and living quarters as well as rotating exhibitions which are related to Stuck’s output. Tue-Sun + holidays 11 am - 6 pm; Prinzregentenstr. 60; U5 Max-Weber-Platz; www.villastuck.de

Olympiapark
The unique architecture of the Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympics but not used as a venue for a wide range of events, is well worth seeing. Also located in the 3 sq km park area is the Olympic Tower, the Olympic Hall and the Olympic Swimming Pool as well as the ice sports centre and the velodrome. U-Bahn U3 Olympiazentrum, www.olympiapark.de
Olympiaturm (Olympic Tower)
For a truly all-round view of Munich, try the Olympic Tower. Rising at a speed of 7 metres per second, the tower boasts spectacular views of the Olympic Park and across the city of Munich - all the way to the Alps. Inside the tower - too, there's plenty to enjoy: like the highest rock 'n' roll museum in the world 200 metres above ground level. Another "Highlight" is of course Restaurant 181 with its Michelin star. U-Bahn U3 Olympiazentrum, www.olympiapark.de
Schloss Nymphenburg (Nymphenburg Castle) is worth a day trip!
CityGuide These baroque palace grounds were built to celebrate the birth of Crown Prince Max Emanuel von Bayern in 1664. This site features spacious structures as well as a number of significant collections. The palace grounds – with the park palaces of Amalienburg, Pagodenburg and Badenburg constitute one of Germany’s largest outdoor works of art. It is also worthwhile to visit the Marstallmuseum and its collection of Nymphenburg porcelain, the Museum of Man and Nature as well as the Botanischer Garten (Botanical Garden).  Tram 17 Schloss Nymphenburg
St.-Jakobs-Platz
Just beyond Viktualienmarkt is located St.-Jakobs-Platz. New life has been breathed into this square by the recently erected synagogue’s cubic architecture, the Jewish Museum and the Jewish Community Centre.
The Angerkloster (Anger Convent) and the Münchner Stadtmuseum (Municipal Museum of Munich), Tue-Sun 10 am - 6 pm, also make Jakobsplatz one of the city’s culturally and historically most fascinating squares. The museum’s café, cosy restaurants and shops comprise an urban oasis for strolling and relaxing. Tours of the synagogue by appointment only, U-Bahn Marienplatz / Sendlinger Tor and S-Bahn Marienplatz and Tram Sendlinger Tor, www.muenchner-stadtmuseum.de, www.juedischeszentrumjakobsplatz.de
Munich sightseeing tours
...in a rickshaw
Journeys for individuals are offered in a traditional rickshaw, and one-of-a-kind group fun on something called a "conference bike"! www.rikscha-mobil.de


... by horse-drawn coach
The Wimmer coach company offers sightseeing tours by horse-drawn coach on Munich’s Altstadtring in the summer: every Friday at 5 pm and Saturday at 10 am. Duration: approx. 90 minutes – minimum number of customers: 10 people. www.kutscher-max.de

... by taxi
A taxi will pick you up for your own personal sightseeing tour; duration and specifics on a case-by-case basis. www.taxi-guide-muenchen.de

Topic-specific tours
... Night watchman’s tour
Year-round, daily 9 pm; depart from Mariensäule at Marienplatz, reservation required; approx. 90 minutes; www.weisserstadtvogel.de

... Executioners, Whores, Witches

Every Friday at 8 pm; rendezvous point is arched gateway of Karlstor gate at Stachus; reservations required; www.weisserstadtvogel.de

Stattreisen München offers tours about Munich’s history, everyday life and culture. Duration 1.5 to 2 hours; tickets are available at the respective rendezvous point. An advance booking is not required. More information available at www.stattreisen-muenchen.de or under phone 54404230
Box office - last minute tickets.
On the evening of a given performance, tickets are typically still available at a venue’s Abendkasse (box office) for excellent performances at the following venues: 

• Münchner Kammerspiele
, Maximilianstr. 26-28; phone 2330368; www.muenchner-kammerspiele.de

• Prinzregententheater
, Prinzregentenplatz 12; phone 21852899; www.prinzregententheater.de

• Komödie im Bayerischen Hof
, Promenadeplatz 6; phone 29161633; www.komoedie-muenchen.de

Musical stage of Deutsches Theater (temporarily housed in a tent near U6 Fröttmaning); Werner-Heisenberg-Allee 11; phone 55234444; www.deutsches-theater.de 
Ticket sales
Muenchen Ticket in Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall): at Marienplatz next to Tourist Information, Marienplatz 8; Mon-Fri 10 am - 8 pm, Sat 10 am - 4 pm

Muenchen Ticket at the Tourist Information at Hauptbahnhof (Main Train Station): Bahnhofplatz 2, Mon-Sat 10 am - 8 pm

Muenchen Ticket in the Info Pavilion at Olympia-Eissportzentrum: Spiridon-Louis-Ring 7, Mon-Fri 1 pm - 6 pm; Sat 10 am - 4 pm

Purchase tickets by telephone from Muenchen Ticket GmbH: 089 54818181 ; Mon-Fri 9 am -8 pm; Sat 9 am - 4 pm; Sun 10 am - 4 pm.

Online ticket service: www.muenchenticket.de
Zeltdachtour - Onto the tented roofs!
Climbing the famous roof of the Olympiastadion built for the 1972 Olympic Games is a unique experience and rewards participants with a fantastic view of Munich and - weather permitting - the foothills of the Alps. Starts at 2:30 pm, takes 2 hours, Apr-Nov, reservations required., phone 30672414, www.olypmiapark.de
A rainy day
CityGuide 10:00 am BMW Welt - Underneath a seemingly floating roof, you can discover the multifaceted brands of the BMW Group. In the BMW Museum across the way, there are more than 120 original BMW vehicles including vintage cars. www.bmw-welt.com


1:00 pm Olympiaturm (Olympic Tower) - Gourmet delights 181 metres up!

2:00 pm Museum Brandhorst - Munich's newest art exhibition, and an instant hit. Tip: You can visit the Museum Brandhorst and the Pinakotheks on Sunday for the price of just one euro!


4:00 pm Café Glockenspiel - Enjoy coffee and cake here, with a great view of the Marienplatz, the town hall and the Glockenspiel (carillon).


5:00 pm Shopping - The shopping mall "Fünf Höfe" with its prize-winning architectural design, is a great place to browse. www.fuenfhoefe.de


7:00 pm Dinner - Go to Restaurants for some inspiration!

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