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What to Do and What to See in Munich

Munich is undoubtedly the ideal destination for a holiday in the autumn.

Oktoberfest

Munich is undoubtedly the ideal destination for a holiday in the autumn. During this period due to the fact that the famous Oktoberfest Beer Festival takes place, the city is invaded by more than 6 million tourists. Visiting Munich during the Autumn therefore means discovering a wonderful city full of culture and art but also a lively and cheerful place.

Munich is a very cured city that will surprise you for its extreme cleanliness and it is an ideal city for every type of tourist. Provides ideal places for people who love luxury but also offers the most simple and economical solutions designed specifically for younger tourists.

Among the most important museums of Munich worth visiting we must remember the Museum of science and technology, the ‘Deutsches Museum’ which each year attracts over a million visitors. The Museum retraces the history of science and technology from their origins up to the present day through a permanent exhibition that spans over 47,000 square meters and offers the possibility of discovering mines, biotechnology, oils, engines, nuclear physics, aeronautics, chemistry, astronomy, computers and through objects and models through real experiments.

All art lovers can visit the Museum of modern and contemporary art ‘der Pinakotek’ where you can go to the discovery of paintings, sculptures and photography but also design, craftsmanship and architecture with a display that spans over 12,000 square meters and presents works by Salvador Dali, Picasso, Andy Warhol, Klee, Magritte, De Chirico, Boccioni. For all lovers of contemporary art stop by the Brandhorst Museum where you can see an extensive collection of works of the most important artists of the 20th and 21st century. Also the building where the Museum is housed is of exceptional beauty. The building was designed by Sauerbruch and Hutton and is built with over 36,000 ceramic colorful tiles.

The old town of Munich is rich in squares, monuments, cathedrals, churches and palaces that can be visited without any difficulty with a simple walk. However, the attraction parks without a doubt are the most beautiful in this area. Munich has indeed many villas with parks cared for artwork but also natural parks where you let go a bit in the afternoons. We can mention the Englischer Garten that spans for more than 3.7 square kilometers of surface and has green areas, streams, ponds and waterfalls. The waterfalls in the area are also ideal for surfing.

Munich, as we initially mentioned, is known for the Oktoberfest which is organized in an outdoor area about a kilometre away from the city centre and offering various types of stands ideal offering different kinds of beer, produced in the area but also typical German food.

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