Munich is probably one of the most impressive and wonderful cities in the world. This incredible city is also popular for its gateway to the Alps. That’s probably the reason why it is visited by so many tourists every year. Beyond that, Munich also offers impressive traditional architecture, beautiful museums and a high number of parks that anyone can visit. Not to mention that the most important event here is the Oktoberfest, hosted by the city of Munich, a famous bear festival when more than 7 million people arrive in the city. Bellow you can find three different attractions that you can visit in Munich.
1. Munich Residenz
From 1508 to 1918, this was the seat and home of government of the Bavarian rulers. The Munich Residenz started as a small castle in 1385 and became an impressive palace over the years. Each Wittelsbach monarch contributed to the design of this building, by adding galleries, ballrooms, fountain courts, apartments and chapels to it.
2. Allianz Arena Stadium
If you are a soccer fan, this will be the perfect place to visit. Allianz Arena Stadium is probably the world’s best football stadium and an example of modern sports arena technology and design. Its official opening was in June 9, 2006, with the opening match for the 2006 World Cup. The attractive thing about this stadium are the lightings, as this stadium is able to change the exterior color, being the first international stadium with this type of technology.
Located in Munich, too, the Viktualienmarkt is much loved by residents because of its fresh products. The market has 150 shops and stalls where you can find eggs, fish, vegetables, sausages, herbs, delicatessens, tea, wine, plants and many exotic ingredients that are hard to find in other places. The Viktualienmarkt was born on 2 May 1807, when King Maximilian tried to provide a larger market for agricultural products and cereals in the city.
Obviously, there are more than three attractions that you may find in this city and which are worth to be visited. Munich is without a doubt a great city. What’s your favorite city in Germany?