Munich

Munich is Germany's third largest city and one of Europe's most prosperous and expensive. The city has a population of about 1.3 million (as of 2006) and the Munich metropolitan area is home to around 2.7 million people.

The main tourist attractions in and around the city include the following

Munich City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Munich WWII Combo: Dachau Concentration Camp and Third Reich Walking
Munich by Night and Dinner at Hofbrauhaus
Bavarian Beer and Food Evening Tour in Munich
Behind-the-Scenes Paulaner Brewery and Beer Tour in Munich
Hitler and the Third Reich Munich Walking Tour
Munich Super Saver: City Bike Tour plus Bavarian Beer and Food Evening
Nuremberg Day Trip from Munich
Salzburg Small Group Day Tour from Munich
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Small Group Tour from Munich

All of these and other tours can be included in your City & Stadium Travel package

Please call us on 0161 485 6863 or drop us an e-mail to info@cityandstadiumtours.com to begin to plan your adventure

Marienplatz

Marienplatz is the heart of the city of Munich. In the Middle Ages, the square used to be a market place as well as the place where tournaments and festivities took place.

In the 19th century Marienplatz's market moved to the nearby Viktualienmarkt, but the square still functions as the central place in Munich.

The square is dominated by the New Town Hall (Neue Rathaus): the monumental, 79 meters (259ft) high town hall was built between 1867 and 1909 by Georg Joseph Hauberrisser in Flemish Gothic style to alleviate the overcrowded Altes Rathaus nearby.

At 11, 12 and 17 o'clock each day, visitors can watch the famous Glockenspiel or carillon. The figures perform the Schläffertanz or cooper's dance, which was originally performed in 1517 at the Marienplatz to commemorate the end of the plague.

The Glockenspiel has existed since 1903, but the original clocks have been replaced by a music tape.

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