Am Siegestor Akademienstraße 5, 80799 Tel (089) 399550 Rooms 20 The building where the hotel stands became a hotel in 1950 and still houses the original lift, one of Munich’s oldest hotel lifts, dating back to the late 1800s. It is situated close to the lively Schwabing scene with good shops, bars and restaurants. Guest […]
Do not forget to take the kids along with you, visiting Hellabrunn Zoo is a trip that they will enjoy the most. Few visitors arrive and leave Munich without viewing the Hellabrun Zoo, which covers a staggering area of 173 acres (70 hectares).
Tread silently in this hallowed ground, else you face the wrath of some Egyptian emperor. Famous all over the world for its diversified collection of Egyptian art, the State Museum of Egyptian Art, or the Staatliche Sammlung für Ägyptische Kunst as it is known locally is currently located in Residenz,
Munich is famous all over the world for its varied tourist attractions and among them are a couple of museums too. The Glyptothek is one such museum that was commissioned by Ludwig I, the Bavarian king, to store his collection of Roman and Greek sculptures.
Those interested in even more greenery in Munich should pay a visit to the court garden. The elector of Bavaria, Maximilian I, built this garden, famous locally as the Hofgarten, between the years 1613 to 1617. The center of this Italian style renaissance garden boasts of a pavilion for Goddess Diana that was built by […]
Nothing can beat the sheer fun of strolling in the cradles of nature after a tiring morning of sightseeing. Located bang in the center of Munich, the English Garden, locally known as the Englischer Garten is a huge public park that stretches from the center of the city to its northeastern limits.
Those interested in the Gothic school of art should not miss visiting the Saint Mary Ramersdorf. Locally known as the Sankt Maria Ramersdorf, this gothic styled parish church and church of pilgrimage lies in Munich’s Ramersdorf-Perlach district.
Once you are over viewing the Bavarian State Archaeological Collection, it is time to move over to the Bavarian National Museum. Known locally as the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, this Munich based museum, located in Prinzregentenstrasse, is considered as one of the most important of cultural history museums throughout Europe.
Germany is famous all over the world for its archaeological treasures. However, instead of wandering here and there, you can view a massive collection of them all in the Bavarian State Archaeological Collection.
Located in Max-Joseph-Platz, in Munich, Germany, the National Theatre is an opera house. It is home of the Bavarian State Ballet and the Bavarian State Opera. The first theater was made by the order of king Maximilian of Bavaria and was created by Karl von Fischer, keeping Odéon of Paris as the basis.
Located in the city centre of Munich, Pinakothek der Moderne is a modern art museum. Along with the Neue Pinakothek, the Museum Brandhorst and The Alte Pinakothek, it is a part of Munich’s “Kunstareal”. With four major museums displaying works on paper, art, design and architecture under single roof, the Pinakothek der Moderne is amongst […]
Located in Munich, Germany, Neue Pinakothek is an art museum. Its highlights are the European Art belonging to the 18th and 19th century. The Pinakothek der Moderne and Neue Pinakothek museums are divisions of Munich’s “Kunstareal”. The museum was founded by the Bavarian Emperor Ludwig I in 1853.
Located in the Kunstareal in Munich, Germany, Alte Pinakothek is an art museum. It is amongst the oldest galleries and has one of the most well-known collections of old master paintings. In 1826 Leo von Klenze was ordered by King Ludwig I of Bavaria to construct a new building for the gallery to display the […]
Located in the city centre of Munich, Germany, Kunstareal is a museum quarter. It has three “Pinakothekan” galleries (Neue Pinakothek, Pinakothek der Moderne and Alte Pinakothek), the Staatliche Antikensammlun, the Glyptothek, the Musuem Brandhorst, the Lenbachhaus, and many galleries.
Prinz Carl Palais Located in Munich, Prinz Carl Palais is a mansion constructed in the style of early Neoclassicism (1804-1806). On the name of its former owners, the mansion was also called the Palais Royal and Palais Salabert. The architect Karl von Fischer planned the Prinz Carl Palais in 1803 for Abbé Pierre de Salabert, […]