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Pinakothek der Moderne Vacation Packages (Flight + Hotel)
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The highlight of Munich’s art district is Germany’s largest modern art museum, which presents a dynamic set of architecture, design and modern art exhibitions.

The Pinakothek der Moderne was designed by German architect Stephan Braunfels and opened in 2002. Its concrete exterior is interspersed with columns and large glass panels, giving it a stark and modern appearance. Four separate sections are dedicated to Art, Architecture, Design and Graphic Art, and these are all connected by a central domed rotunda that provides an entrance for visitors. Painstaking attention has been given to design and presentation, including a remarkable use of lighting across the various exhibits.

Permanent exhibits include the extensive Modern Art Collection on the upper level and the New Collection on the lower level. Don’t miss the Modern Art Collection, which includes work from all the major modern art movements and from luminary artists, such as Max Beckmann, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. The architecture section, meanwhile, holds Germany’s largest special architecture collection. Highlights include original mock-ups and sketches from some of the world’s biggest names in modern architecture.

Make sure to stop and see the state collection of graphic art, which boasts hundreds of thousands of prints and drawings. The design collection also holds a fascinating permanent collection, which includes exhibits on the roots of modern furniture design, computer culture and the development of vehicle design.

The Pinakothek der Moderne is situated near the Alte Pinakothek and the Neue Pinakothek. You can easily spend an entire day visiting the three museums. Come early on Sundays to dodge the crowds and take advantage of discounted entrance to the Pinakothek der Moderne. Whenever you visit, make sure to listen to the multimedia guide, which is available in German or English.

The museum is open every day except Monday. There is metered parking around the Pinakothek der Moderne, but spaces fill fast. The Pinakothek der Moderne has direct stops for buses and streetcars.

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Hotel Bayerischer Hof
Hotel Bayerischer Hof
5 out of 5
Promenadeplatz 2-6, Munich, BY
The price is CA $424 per night from Jan 2 to Jan 3

Located in Munich City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche), Marienplatz, and Hofbrauhaus. Viktualienmarkt ...

4.3/5Excellent! (406 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel. Great location ! Staff is very courteous. We also enjoyed the bar / live music music downstairs."…"

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Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München
Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München
5 out of 5
Maximilianstr. 17, Munich, BY
The price is CA $480 per night from Jan 2 to Jan 3

Located in Munich City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps away from Munich Kammerspiele Schauspielhaus and Hofbrauhaus. Marienplatz and Viktualienmarkt are also ...

4.4/5Excellent! (917 reviews)
Very fancy! Worth the cost!

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Hotel Nymphenburg City
Hotel Nymphenburg City
3 out of 5
Nymphenburger Str. 141, Munich, BY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $76 per night from Jan 1 to Jan 2

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Hotel Bayerischer Hof
Hotel Bayerischer Hof
5 out of 5
Promenadeplatz 2-6, Munich, BY
The price is CA $424 per night from Jan 2 to Jan 3
Hotel Bayerischer Hof
Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München
Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München
5 out of 5
Maximilianstr. 17, Munich, BY
The price is CA $480 per night from Jan 2 to Jan 3
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Hotel Nymphenburg City
Hotel Nymphenburg City
3 out of 5
Nymphenburger Str. 141, Munich, BY
The price is CA $76 per night from Jan 1 to Jan 2
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Sofitel Munich Bayerpost
Sofitel Munich Bayerpost
5 out of 5
Bayerstrasse 12, Munich, BY
The price is CA $313 per night from Jan 1 to Jan 2
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Platzl Hotel
Platzl Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Sparkassenstraße 10, Munich, BY
The price is CA $189 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
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das HOTEL in München
3 out of 5
Turkenstr. 35, Munich, BY
The price is CA $179 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
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Leonardo Boutique Hotel Munich
3.5 out of 5
Amalienstrasse 25, Munich, BY
The price is CA $91 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
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Mercure Hotel München Altstadt
Mercure Hotel München Altstadt
3.5 out of 5
Hotterstr. 4, Munich, BY
The price is CA $173 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
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AdvaStay by KING's
3.5 out of 5
Dachauer Straße 12, Munich
The price is CA $98 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
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