Munich is a city of great character with plenty of attractions to keep the visitor occupied throughout their vacation. While the capital of Bavaria offers all the modern conveniences one could wish for, it has retained an old-world atmosphere.¬† This is evident when you visit ancient city center, Marienplatz, where most of the buildings are built in Baroque and Renaissance style architecture.¬† It is here that you will see some of the most impressive and famous landmarks of Munich, such as the Rathaus Glockenspiel and Mariens√§ule.¬† Other famous sights around the city include the Hofbrauhaus, Schloss Nyphenburg and Tierpark Hellabrunn. While you must definitely visit these spots at some point during your trip, there is still much more to see.¬†Here are some ideas for alternate sightseeing activities in Munich:
Deutsches Museum (German Museum)‚Äì Although the name doesn‚Äôt give it away, this is the world‚Äôs largest museum of science and technology. Here, you can wander around all day learning about the ins and outs of transportation, textile production, communications, musical instruments, various types of energy and much, much more. Spread throughout the museum‚Äôs 8 stories, there are over 27,000 exhibits, some of which are interactive!
BMW Museum ‚Äì Munich is where the BMW Factory and Headquarters are located.¬† For car enthusiasts, the BMW Museum is a must-see on your Munich itinerary.¬† It showcases a variety of models from past to present, including a 1928 Dixi car, 1955 Isetta ‚Äúbubble‚Äù car and an M1 roadster. Just across the street, connected to the museum by way of pedestrian bridge, is the BMW Welt (BMW World) – another attraction for lovers of the brand. In this multi-functional complex, guests can visit automobile exhibitions, take guided tours around the facility, purchase authentic BMW accessories or pick up their new car!
Munich Bike Tour ‚Äì A unique way to go sightseeing in Munich is by joining the Munich Bike Tour.¬† The tour is approximately four hours long, covering all the main sights in the Munich city center.¬† The ride is set at a leisurely pace and stops about every 400 yards at different points of interest (such as Hofgarten, English Garden and the Odeonsplatz).¬† You will meet other travelers, see the city from a different point of view and best of all, have a great time!
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