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This is a fantastic city full of history; is junction of art, culture and joy of life.

Munich, located at the river Isar in the south of Bavaria, is famous for its beautiful architecture (is a mixture between Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance), fine culture and the annual Oktoberfest beer celebration.

Many travelers to Munich are absolutely stunned by the quality of the architecture.

Was destroyed by World War II, but was able to stand up and rebuild much of its past in the Bavarian.

Is also known by the secret capital of German.

Museums and Galleries

The people of Munich do not like their city to be associated only as a city of beer and the Oktoberfest.

Munich is internationally known for its collection of ancient, classic and modern art, which can be found in numerous museums throughout the city. Munich’s most renowned museums are located in the Kunstareal in Maxvorstadt.

Alte Pinakothec (The Picture Gallerie):

The Alte Pinakothek (Old Pinakothek) is an art museum situated in the Kunstareal in Munich, Germany. It is one of the oldest galleries of the world housing one of the most famous collections of old master paintings. The name (old Pinakothek) alludes to the time period covered by the art — the Neue Pinakothek covers 19th century art and the recently opened Pinakothek der Moderne exhibits modern art, all galleries are part of Munich’s “Kunstareal” (the “art area”).

Deutsche Museum:

Is proud to be one of the oldest and largest science and technology museums in the world. It boasts an impressive collection of historic artifacts, from the first electric dynamo, and the first automobile, to the laboratory bench where the atom was first split. Other highlights of the museum include exhibitions on astronomy, transportation, mining, printing, and photography.

Neus Pinakothec (New Picture Gallarie):

The Neue Pinakothek features art and sculpture from the late 18th century to the beginning of the 20th century. Highlights include German art of the 19th century with paintings from romanticist Caspar David Friedrich and the private art collection of King Ludwig I. There is also a fantastic collection of French impressionists including Monet, Degas, and Renoir.

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Design Shops

Demacker Design:

The main goal of brand is to create a perception of sensuality in our products.

Try not to follow trends experienced fashion – but creating a modern product durable in response to user needs, as well as the producer.

Frog Design

Originally geared towards industrial design, Frog has expanded their capabilities and now call themselves a “global innovation firm” that creates and brings to market products, services and experiences. Many of their most famous designs are in the area of consumer electronics and computers.

Showrooms

ClassiCon:

The ClassiCon is not only Munich, but for all over Germany.

Here you will find the complete ClassiCon product range.

Art Shows

Munich Contempo:

International Contemporary Art Fair.

Is a new international contemporary art fair that seeks its success in the secret capital of Germany, Munich.

According to the initiators of the fair, this attracts a lot of wealthy visitors from abroad, and Munich Contempo wants to take advantage of that by running concurrently to the big Bier und Sauerkraut party.

Points of Interest and Fun

To know the city, nothing better than a panoramic view of a helicopter trip, highly coveted by tourists.

For lovers of architecture and culture, have:

Frauenkirche Church:

The twin towers of the Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Lady) have been Munich’s major landmark since they were added in 1525. The church is the largest in Munich and one of largest Gothic buildings in southern Germany

 

Tower Neues:

Built 1867 – 1909 in Flanders Gothic style, its facade, over 300 feet in length, features strikingly elaborate stone ornamentation. Its 260 foot tower with carillon is one of the most distinctive features of the city’s skyline.

Theatine Church:

The Theatinerkirche, dedicated to St Cajetan, founder of the Theatine Order, stands just to the west of the Feldherrnhalle in Munich. A basilica in the style of the Italian High Baroque, it is one of Munich’s finest churches, and together with the Frauenkirche and Peterskirche one of the city’s most prominent landmarks.

Munich Resident:

The Munich Resident served as the seat of government and residence of the Bavarian dukes, electors and kings from 1508 to 1918. What began in 1385 as a castle at the north-eastern corner of the town (the Neuveste, or new citadel) was transformed over the centuries into a magnificent palace, its buildings and gardens extending further and further into the town.

If you are a lover of nature and enjoy long walks, nothing better than English Garden that, besides beautiful landscapes you can see some historical monuments.

For lovers of beer you are in the right place, Munich is the stage of the great festival Oktoberfest that brings tourists from around the world to sample the famous beer, or make a “tour” in the Hofbrauhaus to taste the typical German beer.

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Hotels

 The recommended hotels are Leonardo Boutique, Hotel Munich, Cortiina Hotel and Louis Hotel (this last 2 hotels have more expensive prices).

Leonardo Boutique:

 

A fresh yet charmingly traditional hotel, located right in the heart of the trendy district of Schwabing Munich. After an extensive redesign the Leonardo Boutique Savoy Hotel Munich welcomes its guests as design hotel Munich in the lively cultural center of Munich.

The house full of history was revived by a sophisticated, modern design concept. Strong colors and stylishly designed rooms characterize the small charming hotel and give the historic building an exceptional atmosphere. A short walking distance the up-market shopping quarter around Theatiner and Maximilianstraße is located, an area that is popular with celebrities whereas the famous English Garden near the Leonardo Boutique Hotel Munich assures relaxation and a diversity of athletic activities.

Hotel Cortiina:

 

Hotel Cortiina is the result of one of Munich’s most inspired partnerships – that of gastronome Rudi Kull and architect Albert Weinzierl. Similar to Kull and Weinzierl’s other establishments; the Cortiina is situated in the idyllic heart of the city’s old town, neighbored by cultural venues such as Munich’s opera house. A sanctuary of refined design, the Cortiina boasts unparalleled access to the city’s creative scene thanks to its well-connected owners. The Hotel, with its feng shui inspired ambiance, exemplifies Kull and Weinzierl’s shared philosophy, synthesizing sophisticated design, impeccable service and a uniquely authentic relationship with the surrounding community.

Louis hotel:

The first Design Hotel to grace the streets of Munich, the Louis Hotel is a perfect reflection of the Bavarian capital in which it stands: chic, poised, and full of heart. Located directly on the bustling Viktualienmarkt, the Louis is an ideal starting point for any Munich visitor, a short stroll away from all the main sights of the city – Glockenspiel, Hofbräuhaus, and famed Maximilianstrasse, neo-Gothic Avenue extraordinaire. Its 72 individually designed rooms offer a delightful retreat after a jam-packed day of exploration, its wide range of services assures the utmost in guest comfort, and its fully-equipped gym with sauna and roof terrace provides for all wellness needs.

SPAS

Aiyasha

Although the Aiyasha Spa is located in Munich’s chic Opera House, the five elegantly designed treatment rooms are modelled on Asia’s refined wellness centres. Dermatologists Dr Schoppelrey, D.r Duve and Dr Niederdorfer create a lusciously restful environment in the spa’s minimalist interior. The combination of richly hued dark hardwoods, exotic Balinese flowers, natural Italian stone and pure gold detailing generates an atmosphere of serenity. Along with traditional Asian massage, detox and yoga treatments, the spa offers progressive professional medical work including skin checks, anti-cellulite therapy and aesthetic beauty aids. Aiyasha is an ideal meeting of East and West.

Sai SPA

The friendly Sai Spa specialises in Thai massage and traditional Asian spa treatments. The atmosphere is charming and peaceful thanks to the unruffled staff and sophisticated décor. The lunch-break massages enable busy travelers or office workers to return to their daily lives invigorated and refreshed.

Restaurants

As for the food, and if you want to taste the traditional meals you can go to the Andechser Am Dom (Traditional food), Tantris Restaurant (2 Stars Michelin) and the Viktualienmarkt.

Andechser Am Dom:

This restaurant and beer hall is set on two floors of a postwar building adjacent to the rear of the Frauenkirche. It serves beer brewed in a monastery near Munich (Andechser) and generous portions of German food. You’re welcome to order a snack, a full meal, or just a beer. Menu items are often accompanied with German-style potato salad and green salad and include such dishes as veal schnitzels, steaks, turkey croquettes, roasted lamb, fish, and several kinds of sausages that taste best with tangy mustard. The chef’s specialties are Schweinebraten (pork roast), Tafelspitz (boiled veal with horseradish), and Sülze, a local dish of pink meat in gelatin.

Tantris Restaurant

Tantris serves Munich’s finest cuisine. Chef Hans Haas was once voted the top chef in Germany, and he has refined and sharpened his culinary technique since. The setting is unlikely: a drab commercial area, with bare concrete walls and a garish decor. But inside, you’re transported by the fine service and excellent food that’s a treat for the eye as well as the palate. The choice of dishes is wisely limited, and the cooking is subtle and original. Specialties include Dover sole with roast Jerusalem artichokes or scallops with cauliflower and a curry marinade, perhaps spinach-stuffed turbot. Roast scallops come with a mango and apple marinade.

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Viktualienmarkt:

The Viktualienmarkt or the victual market is an old marketplace in Munich, Bavaria, constructed in 1807 with the decree of Emperor Maximilian I.

It was built to replace the smaller market that served the city functioning as a farmer’s market for ordinary food supplies to the people of Munich. Nowadays, Viktualienmarket has become a famous market for gourmets, offering loads of different product selections.

Wineries

Weinhaus Neuner

In Munich’s oldest wine-house the guest can enjoy culinary delicacies and exquisite wines in a really cosy atmosphere.

Here you are certain to find the wine that goes best with the delicious dishes: in the Weinhaus Neuner’s wine-cellar 100 different wines from 20 wine-growing regions in the world are stored. Each week a variety of lunches and special offers supplement the wide-ranging menu.