Munich Greeter

12 July 2013
by Yvonne
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That was the public Greeter walk on June 16th

The Munich Greeter public walk on 16.06.2013 „Für a Brot, a Wurscht und a Bier hat´s immer g´langt – Lebensmittelversorgung in München“ (For bread, sausage and a beer it was always enough – food supply in Munich):

5 June 2013
by Insa
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A peaceful stroll: cemeteries in Munich – The Forest Cemetery

In the Grimm brothers´ tale, Hansel and Gretel got lost in the forest. This may happen to you, too, on a walk through Munich´s only forest cemetery in the neighbourhood “Hadern”. It is a large one. With many graves. And … Continue reading

30 May 2013
by Insa
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A peaceful stroll: cemeteries in Munich – The graveyard in Bogenhausen

The cemetery of Bogenhausen is the dollhouse of Munich´s cemeteries – with only 240 graves. To get there, take tram No. 16 (direction St. Emmeram) and get off at the stop „Sternwartstraße“. From there, it is just a short walk … Continue reading

21 May 2013
by Andy
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Munich only: where does the “Schuttblume” (debris-flower) grow?

Munich is known for its sights of the era of emperors and kings, but also for its “sights” of the darkest hours, the second world war. You can’t see much of these wounds nowadays, but some places still remind you … Continue reading

3 May 2013
by Ramona
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A peaceful stroll: cemeteries in Munich – The Old Northern Cemetery

Approximately 62.000 Munich citizens have been buried here – the last one about 75 years ago. Maybe that’s why the Old Northern Cemetery nowadays reminds more of a park than a graveyard. Joggers and playing children are common to be … Continue reading

30 April 2013
by Yvonne
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Test of Munich travel guides: Munich – a city in biographies

“Munich – a city in biographies” is no ordinary travel guide. It is a reading book about Munich. Following 20 famous personalities such as Franz Beckenbauer and Franz von Lenbach, you can learn a lot about the unknown sides of … Continue reading

11 April 2013
by Insa
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A peaceful stroll: cemeteries in Munich – The Ostfriedhof

At first sight, the inhabitants of the Munich neighboorhood Giesing don´t have a real park. A small sledding hill near St.-Quirin-Platz. The training ground of the soccer club FC Bayern München – but there are others who do the running. … Continue reading

28 March 2013
by Yvonne
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Public city walk in Munich’s Maxvorstadt

On March 24t the Munich Greeter invited once again to a public city walk. This time, we visited the Maxvorstadt neighbourhood – a quite young quarter considering that Munich has been officially mentioned for the first time in 1158. Plans … Continue reading