Munich

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Munich
From cozy beer halls to dazzling palaces, sprawling public gardens to cutting-edge museums, the Bavarian capital is a modern city with plenty of traditional charms.

Munich is known as one of the world’s most livable cities. Its strong economy attracts big businesses, while its beautiful architecture, old-world traditions and proximity to the Bavarian Alps draws millions of visitors each year.

Take a tour of the inner city on foot to see a range of architectural styles, from the Gothic St. Peter’s Church to the rococo charm of the Asam Church (Asamkirche). Munich was greatly damaged during World War II, but many buildings have been reconstructed with a view to their original style. See a more modern Munich in structures such as the Olympic Tower and the art museum Pinakothek der Moderne.
 
Famous for hosting the world’s largest beer festival, Oktoberfest, Munich is home to some of the world’s best-regarded brews and a passionate beer culture. Dedicated drinkers come from all parts of the world to try out Munich’s “Big Six” breweries. These include the Hofbräuhaus, which was founded by royals, and the world-famous Löwenbräu. Visit one of the beer gardens in summer to find locals sipping beer under the chestnut trees, like they have done in Munich for centuries.
 
The city is home to a number of important multinational companies. The home-grown BMW has its headquarters in Munich along with its BMW World, a fascinating complex which gives an insight into the past, present and future of German engineering.
 
A trip to Munich is not complete without taking a stroll through the English Garden. This oasis right near the city center has peaceful wooded areas and expansive meadows, with the river Isar flowing through.
 
Jump on one of the sightseeing buses that depart from Munich’s main railway station. These tours give a good overview of the city. Alternatively, rent a bike and pedal along the bikeways that run along the main roads and parks. There is also a clean and efficient public transport system, which provides access to most areas of Munich. However you get around, you are sure to fall for the varied charms of this world city with a proud local tradition.

Where to stay in Munich

H2 Hotel München Olympiapark
H2 Hotel München Olympiapark
3 out of 5
Moosacher Str. 82, Munich, BY, 80809
The price is CA $112 per night from Aug 28 to Aug 29
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Munich. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (759 reviews)
"Convenient location with subway connections literally steps from the front door. Room was small but stylish, excellent breakfast included."

Reviewed on Jul. 15, 2022

H2 Hotel München Olympiapark
Hilton Munich Airport
Hilton Munich Airport
4.5 out of 5
Terminalstrasse Mitte 20, Oberding, 85356
The price is CA $171 per night from Sep 3 to Sep 4
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Oberding. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,073 reviews)
"Cleaning!"

Reviewed on Aug. 8, 2022

Hilton Munich Airport
Eden Hotel Wolff
Eden Hotel Wolff
4 out of 5
Arnulfstr. 4, Munich, BY, 80335
The price is CA $198 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly hotel in Munich. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,009 reviews)
"Great place to stay."

Reviewed on Aug. 6, 2022

Eden Hotel Wolff
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Schwan Locke
Schwan Locke
3.5 out of 5
Landwehrstraße 75, Munich, BY, 80336
The price is CA $138 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Munich. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a fitness center. Popular attractions Marienplatz and Viktualienmarkt are located ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (88 reviews)
"Very nice small hotel close to the train station and subway. Very clean and well maintained and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The terrace in the room was a nice extra too."

Reviewed on Aug. 6, 2022

Schwan Locke
Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
4 out of 5
Atelierstrasse 22, 81671, Munich
The price is CA $197 per night from Sep 4 to Sep 5
Stay at this 4-star spa aparthotel in Munich. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and a rooftop terrace. Popular attractions Hofbrauhaus and Viktualienmarkt ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (66 reviews)
"Great location - better when all local construction finished but overall fantastic."

Reviewed on Aug. 4, 2022

Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
WunderLocke
WunderLocke
Hofmannstraße 45, Munich, BY, 81379
Stay at this aparthotel in Munich. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Viktualienmarkt and Marienplatz are located ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Nice Apart-Hotel only a few minutes from center
"This apart-hotel is great for a long stay in Munich. Just a few minutes from the S7 line, Ubahn and buses, you can easily connect into the City Center. Lots of space to hangout, comfortable beds, and a clean property. It's new and still under construction. I am sure that it will be even better when ..."

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

WunderLocke
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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