Munich is the third largest city in Germany located near the Alps. Here, exclusive shopping, fashionable streets and monumental buildings co-exist with lederhosen and brass music. This wonderful city is the capital of Bavaria has 800-year old history which can be seen in its many historic landmarks and museums.
Attractions to Munich will bring you through its history and also its modern accomplishments. The Frauenkirche is a Gothic church that dates back to 1494 and has become the symbol of the city. Englischer Garten (the English Garden) is the world’s largest city park at 3.7 square kilometres. It borders the River Isar and is very popular among joggers, sunbathers and people who just want to stroll or have a picnic.
Munich is host to many cultural activities including special opera, theatres, ballet and concerts. The many museums and galleries display artefacts on every imaginable subject. German Theatre Museum, Museum of Mankind and Nature, the Residenz showcasing Egyptian Art and the Valentine Museum are some of the interesting ones. The Deutsches Museum (largest science and industry museum in Europe) is another attraction of Munich. The Alte Pinakothek and Neue Pinakothek art museums is home to medieval and modern European paintings.
Take time to visit the Nymphenburg Castle, a large 17th century palace, the botanical gardens and the Olympic Center north of Munich, built for the 1972 Olympics. BMW Museum is worth a visit for BMW aficionados.
Kaufingerstrasse is a great shopping street stretching from Stachus to the Marienplatz, and so is Viktualienmarkt when it comes to shopping.
|Hotel||Room Type||Validity||Starting Price (ZAR)|
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|Sheraton Munich Arabellapark (4.5*)||Superior||01/11/13 - 30/04/14||13863||10847||13613||10601|
|The Westin Grand Munich (5*)||Classic||01/11/13 - 30/04/14||14892||11385||14645||11138|
|Le Meridien Munich (5*)||Superior||01/11/13 - 30/04/14||15827||11969||15580||11723|
|The Charles Hotel Munich (5*)||Classic||01/11/13 - 30/04/14||18352||13325||18105||13079|
|Mandarin Oriental, Munich (5*)||Superior||01/11/13 - 30/04/14||27002||18118||26755||17871|
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