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Munich Squares, Monuments & Churches

 


Munich Squares, Monuments & Churches

 
As Munich is quite small compared to even large German cities like Hamburg and Berlin, it will be no problem to cover the most important sights within a few days. Here, the sights as well as the churches are mentioned in alphabetical order.

Squares and Monuments in Munich

Munich Isartor  

Isartor (Isartorplatz)

The Isartor at the Isartorplatz is the eastern city gate of the second, larger city wall.
 

     
Koenigsplatz Propylaeen  

Königsplatz

The Königsplatz (constructed between 1817 and 1862) in the Munich area Maxvorstadt was created by Karl v. Fischer.
 
     
Marienplatz  

Marienplatz

The Marienplatz has been Munich's central square since the foundation of the city in 1158.
 
     
Maximilianeum Munich  

Maximilianeum

The Maximilianeum at the end of the luxurious Maximilianstrasse in Munich is the seat of the Bavarian Parliament as well as of an academic foundation for talented students from Bavaria and Palatinate.
 
     
Munich Odeonsplatz  

Odeonsplatz

The Odeonsplatz is located north of the historic city center. Roads from all four directions lead to it.
 
     
Olympic Tower Munich  

Olympic Tower

If you are not afraid of heights and want to see Munich from the highest point of view, it is best to visit the Olympic Tower which is located in the Olympic Centre in the north of Munich.
 
     
Munich Sendlinger Tor  

Sendlinger Tor

The Sendlinger Tor at the Sendlinger Torplatz was constructed in 1308 within the scope of the enlargement of Munich by the Emperor Ludwig IV.

 
     
Munich Stachus  

Karlstor (Karlsplatz / Stachus)

The Karlstor (until 1791 Neuhauser Tor) at the Karlsplatz (Stachus) used to be the western city gate of the second, larger city wall of Munich.
 
     
Munich Viktualienmarkt  

Viktualienmarkt

Located next to the Marienplatz in the city center, the Viktualienmarkt is Munich's largest fruit and vegetable market.
 

Munich Churches

 
Munich Asamkirche  

Asamkirche

The church St. Johann Nepomuk (usually referred to as Asamkirche) in the Sendlingerstr. in Munich was designed by the famous Asam brothers, Cosmas Damian and Egid Quirin Asam, between 1733 and 1746.
 

     
Munich Frauenkirche  

Frauenkirche

The second largest tower of the city of Munich is the Frauenkirche, which is located in the center near the Marienplatz.
 
     
St. Kajetan (Theatinerkirche)  

St. Kajetan (Theatinerkirche)

The church St. Kajetan, also called "Theatinerkirche", at the Odeonsplatz in the center of Munich was built from the year 1663 onwards.
 
     
St. Ludwig Munich  

St. Ludwig

The Munich church St. Ludwig ("Ludwigskirche") in Ludwigsstrasse next to the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich was built between 1829 and 1844.
 
     
St. Peter Munich  

St. Peter

St. Peter, usually called "Alter Peter" by everyone, is the oldest and most favourite cathedral of Munich and possibly the origin of Munich.