Whether you’re an art fanatic or a history buff, Munich’s many museums offer an abundance of fascinating exhibitions – the only question is where to start. Want to visit them all? Time your trip for the city’s famous Long Night of Museums, when Munich’s art galleries, museums and cultural venues stay open past midnight and host a series of species exhibitions and screenings.
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April 3, 2013
Since opening its doors in 1836, the Alte Pinakothek, or Old Pinakothek, has made a name for itself as Munich’s premier art museum, home to an incredible number of classic works. With the focus on European paintings from the 14th to the 19th century, the museum’s original masterpieces include over 800 pieces, with a large number of works by legendary artists like Albrecht Dürer, Peter Paul Rubens and Leonardo da Vinci.
March 15, 2013
Once you’ve finished admiring Munich’s medieval architecture, exploring its many museums and indulging in a pint (or three) in the city’s famous beer gardens, there are plenty of options for venturing further affield. From grand palaces to Mozart’s birthplace, these are some of the best day trips from Munich.
January 23, 2013
With its snow-blanketed landscapes, mountaintop castles and lush meadows, Bavaria has long inspired fairytales and if you’re looking for romantic destinations, Munich has plenty more to its cupid’s bow than Oktoberfest parties and beer gardens. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
January 9, 2013
Munich might be best renowned for its homegrown beers – the focal point of the city’s annual mega-festival Oktoberfest – but all that drinking demands some hearty cuisine to soak up the excess. Here are a few of the most popular Bavarian delicacies to try on your trip to Munich.
December 13, 2012
Munich might be most famous as the host of annual beer marathon of Oktoberfest, but even if you’ve missed out on the big event there’s still plenty to keep you busy in the city.