Munich is the capital of Bavaria
a federal state (Land), the largest one of Germany
, located in the southeastern part of the country. It is a very large city, it's metropolitan area extends to other German cities such as Augsburg
Munich is one of the most interesting destinations of the country thanks to the city's cultural scene by no means second to that of Berlin
, for its splendid architecture and for the organization of several annual events such as the famous Oktoberfest
The city, which was heavily hit by the allied bombings during the Second World War, has been partially reconstructed, so that the centre looks almost as it was in the nineteenth century. Among the most famous buildings located here are the largest church in Munich, the Frauenkirche
, built in the fifteenth century, and the Town Hall
The centre of Munich is built around the Karlsplatz
pedestrian area, ideal for shopping lovers, from which you can reach Marienplatz
square, whose surroundings are the main tourist hangouts.
To admire the magnificent architecture of Munich you can walk along four major royal avenues dating back to the nineteenth century: Briennerstrasse
, along which you can also find some interesting museums such as the Bavarian National Museum
In any case, in Munich there are many museums and art galleries to visit, thanks to the work of the Bavarian kings that, during the nineteenth century, made Munich their art capital.These include the Glyptothek
, with its collection of Greek artworks, the three art galleries (Pinakotheken
) with paintings of different periods and artistic movements, and the City Museum of Munich
, with its evidence of the city's history.
In addition to art and culture, Monaco is famous for being an important centre of business and technological research, as evidenced by the presence of two research universities, several multinational companies and great science museums such as the BMW Museum
Munich is therefore one of the most interesting tourist destinations in Germany, able to enchant both art lovers and people fascinated by the world of science and technology.