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City Guide Munich, Germany

Visiting Munich

Nobody likes to harp on about the stereotypes attached to a city when describing it, but it’s hard not to when talking about Munich. The Bavarian capital is birthplace of the beer hall where men and women decked in lederhosen line larger than life beers in front of thirsty tourists to the sound of traditional German ‘oompah’ bands. But there is a lot more to the city than that. Munich gets increasingly cosmopolitan every year and it has one of the best selections of museums in Germany. This is why it now rivals Berlin as the most popular city in Germany with travellers.

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Munich Podcasts

Live from Oktoberfest

Join Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty and his friend Richie Talbot as they get the lowdown on the famous festival and go on an 'Oktoberfest Tent Test', visiting seven of the fourteen main tents.

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Munich Videos

How to save money in Munich

Our video for Munich has five really useful tips on how to save money there.

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Munich Pocket Guide

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Munich City Reviews

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    city of munich

    munich is a bit expensive for shopping and one should plan accordingly, transport is one of the best iv accessed and its easier to get anywhere. people are friendly ,

    Insider Tip:okotoberfest is an expensive time to be in the city but one should revel in it

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    very good

    Munich is so nice to travel and it is also great to go to other citis or cuntries by train where are near from here.

  • 80%

    nathyx_benning5836

    Nice City

    The city is beautiful and you can go everywhere by bike. Everything works in Munich, the public transportation are really good. People walk around with those bavarian clothes to mantain the culture what is kind of nice and funny at the same time.

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Munich

    Cool city, make sure you go to a beer garden or pub crawl. A lot of history within the old city center.

    Insider Tip:Make sure you make a trip out to Dacau concentration camp up the S2 line.

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    Munich is one of the best cities we stayed at during our trip ! Of course, if you like beer, you will LOVE this city. EVERYONE drinks only beers there, that's insane ! But the city also has amazing buildings and very cool parks !

    Insider Tip:If you can't go to the P1 club (because it's a private party..), chose the Atomic ! They have good music and a good mood.

Germany: Itinerary

Munich epitomises everything about Germany – huge jugs of beer can be got in beer halls which can be found all over the city while frankfurter sausages are also freely available. But there is more to the Bavarian capital than sausages and beer and explore it and you will discover a whole lot more.

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