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Munich - a city in southern Germany, in the federal state of Bavaria. The city's name comes from the Old High German Munichen - "monks". The population of Munich - 1, 5 million people. Thus, it is the largest city in Bavaria and the third, after Berlin and Hamburg city of Germany. Munich is famous for its brewing tradition. The city has six major breweries that supply the beer world famous Oktoberfest - Beer Festival.
The city of Munich - one of the most attractive in the region from the tourist point of view, with a rich history and cultural traditions.
For the first time chronicles mention Munich in 1158 as the Villa Munichen, but already in 1175 he received town status and walled.
The central area of the city - the Marienplatz (Marienplatz), in which the area is home to many attractions, including the old and new town hall.
New City Hall.
Monumental building in Neo-Gothic style as a manifestation of a new civic pride at the turn of the century. Construction: 1867-1908 gg.
the world-famous Astronomical Clock in the bay window of the tower. They beat three times a day, 11 hours, 12 hours and 17 hours (from November to February is excluded fight in 17 hours).
Frauenkirche (Frauenkirche) - Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Catholic Cathedral - the largest in Bavaria and the highest cathedral in Munich, which has become a symbol of the city.
Construction of the cathedral was begun in 1468 and completed in 1525. The cathedral is 99 meters.
isartor - the east gate of the medieval Munich, the only ones who survived Forburga - advanced strengthening.
Currently the premises gate is the Museum of History in Munich.
Through the city flows the river Isar, which rises in the Austrian Alps and flows into the Danube.
Bridge Lyudvigsbryuke and one of the man-made rapids on the river
Royal Gardens of the Renaissance. The garden was laid out in 1613-1617 years when Maximilian I.
The building in the foreground - the Bavarian State Chancellery.
Where is there in the lower right corner lost the famous Hofbräuhaus beer (Hofbräuhaus) - excellent restaurant!
Main w / d Station Munich (München Hauptbahnhof)
Station 32 is ground and underground path 2 and is thus the largest station in Germany by number of pathways.
The passenger traffic of 350 000 passengers a day.
In 1972 in Munich conducted XX Summer Olympic Games. In connection with this unique architectural complex was built - the Olympic Park.
Olympic swimming pool, Olympic Hall and the Olympic Stadium
Olympic Tower (Olimpiaturm)
The height of the tower 291 meters. At a height of 192 meters is an observation deck.
And at 181 meters there is a rotating restaurant, makes one revolution per 53 minutes, accommodates 230 people.
The Olympic Village
It is here that the attack was carried out September 5, 1972 a group of "Black September"
BMW Tower (BMW-Vierzylinder)
Headquarters of BMW.
The building in the foreground - the BMW Museum
Sendlinger Tor Platz (Sendlinger Tor Platz) - area named in honor of the gates to the old city.
Theatinerkirche (Theatinerkirche) - a church built in 1667 in the Italian Baroque style.
On the area of the obelisk "Memoriam 30,000 Bavarians in the campaign against Russia in 1812."
Nymphenburg Palace - the largest palace in Germany in the Baroque style (width of 700 m).
has been built in in 1664-1674 gg. Baroque palace, the summer residence of Bavarian rulers.