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14 December 2014
by Insa
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Where does the Christmas tree on Marienplatz come from?

This year it was already delivered in the middle of November, and stood still and green and tall on Marienplatz, in front of the town hall. It is a fir tree, which is set up each year and is a … Continue reading

18 July 2014
by Insa
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Legendary places: The invisible giant

Some things are so high up, they are almost invisible. Such as the portrait of the holy giant Saint Onuphrius in the facade of the house number 17 on the Marienplatz (where the bakery Rischart is). If one walks past … Continue reading

30 September 2013
by Andy
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A new view on Munich

Everone knows the pictures of Munich on postcards, you can buy as a tourist. Marienplatz, Hofbräuhaus, Olympic park, etc. But there are some photographers who want to go beyond this sort of pictures. They want to show the beatuy of … 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

23 April 2013
by Andy
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Test of Munich travel guides: Merian live! München

“Ten extraordinary Merian tips for the special Munich experience.” That’s what it says on the spine of the Merian live! München travel guide.  We wanted to find out whether or not you really can experience something special with the Merian guide. Read … Continue reading

12 February 2013
by Andy
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Test of travel guides about Munich: Dumont direkt München

The tiny Dumont wirht the big plan Dumont direkt München promises 15 city walks through downtown Munich. Besides, there are also tips for pubs and bars and a few trips across the country. What the mini-guide can offer at a … Continue reading

31 January 2013
by Ramona
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Carnival in Cologne or “Fasching” in Munich?

We have to admit that Munich might not be the right choice for the real Carnival enthusiasts. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that the city doesn’t have nice offers for the “wild days”. Here are some options how to spend … Continue reading

27 December 2012
by Insa
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A place with a view: where to watch the fireworks on New Year´s Eve

As the year is slowly drawing to a close, the question arises where to see the fireworks on New Year´s Eve. If you do not want to fire off rockets in front of your hotel, you have a lot of … Continue reading