Munich

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Munich
From the cosy beer halls and magnificent palaces to the tranquil parks and fascinating museums, the capital of Bavaria is a modern city that preserves traditional charm. Munich is one of the most liveable cities in the world, with a strong economy that attracts large businesses and millions of tourists to visit the city each year for its beautiful architecture, ancient traditions and the nearby Bavarian Alps.

Talk a walk through the centre and you will find a wide range of architectural styles, from the Gothic St. Peter's Church to the Baroque charm of the Asam Church (Asamkirche). Munich was severely damaged during World War II, but much of it has been reconstructed, as far as possible, according to the original style. Modern Munich is visible in buildings such as the Olympic Tower and the Museum of Modern Art Pinakothek der Moderne.

Famous for its Oktoberfest, the biggest beer festival in the world, Munich brews some of the world's most popular beers. It’s not surprising that the city also has a passionate beer culture. Beer drinkers come from all over the world to visit the six local breweries, which includes the Hofbräuhaus, established in the court of Duke William V, and the world famous Löwenbräu. Visit in th summer and take advantage of one of the world famous Biergarten (beer gardens) and do what the local inhabitants of Munich have been doing for centuries - drink a beer in the shade of the chestnut trees.

The city houses a number of major multinational companies too, which makes it a popular place for business trips. The German BMW is headquartered in Munich near BMW World, a fascinating complex that offers insight into past, present and future of German engineering.

A visit to Munich is complete without a stroll through the English Garden. This oasis near the city centre, with its wooded areas and vast meadows, is located in the basin of the river Isar.

Jump on one of the tourist buses from München Hauptbahnhof and get a good view of the city, or rent a bicycle to explore the city and the parks. Most of Munich is also accessible via the efficient public transport system. Whatever mode of transportation you choose, you will certainly come under the spell the city’s charms with its proud local traditions.

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 £71 per night from 31 Aug to 1 Sep
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Munich. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and on-site parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (767 reviews)
"Convenient location with subway connections literally steps from the front door. Room was small but stylish, excellent breakfast included."

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2022

H2 Hotel München Olympiapark
Hilton Munich Airport
Hilton Munich Airport
4.5 out of 5
Terminalstrasse Mitte 20, Oberding, 85356
The price is £117 per night from 28 Aug to 29 Aug
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! (1,083 reviews)
"Great location. Walk to terminals. Staff was very friendly. Food at the restaurant was surprisingly good!"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2022

Hilton Munich Airport
Eden Hotel Wolff
Eden Hotel Wolff
4 out of 5
Arnulfstr. 4, Munich, BY, 80335
The price is £135 per night from 7 Sep to 8 Sep
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 their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,009 reviews)
"Very nice spot for transportation"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 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 £93 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Munich. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Popular attractions Marienplatz and Viktualienmarkt are located nearby. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (89 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 6 Aug 2022

Schwan Locke
WunderLocke
WunderLocke
Hofmannstraße 45, Munich, BY, 81379
Stay at this aparthotel in Munich. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Viktualienmarkt and Marienplatz are located ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (5 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 31 May 2022

WunderLocke
Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
4 out of 5
Atelierstrasse 22, 81671, Munich
The price is £136 per night from 4 Sep to 5 Sep
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! (68 reviews)
"My favourite place to stay in Munich, so convenient. Five minutes walk to the subway or railway station. Take four stations to the Marienplatz. Budget is beside too. Restaurants are nearby, you gonna love the area."

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2022

Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
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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