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Munich - The heart of Bavaria

  • Bier für alle

    Augustinerbräu is the oldest brewery in Munich, founded in 1328. They are said to have the best Helles anywhere.

    [Augustiner Keller]

  • Centuries of barrels

    The famous brewery was founded in 1589. When Swedish king Gustav II Adolf invaded Bavaria in 1632, he threatened to burn the entire city of München unless he received 600 000 barrels of beer from Hofbräuhaus.

    [Hofbräuhaus]

  • Centuries of barrels

    The famous brewery was founded in 1589. When Swedish king Gustav II Adolf invaded Bavaria in 1632, he threatened to burn the entire city of München unless he received 600 000 barrels of beer from Hofbräuhaus.

    [Hofbräuhaus]

  • Centuries of barrels

    The Festsaal on the third floor is the place where Hitler first outlined his politics in 1920.

    [Hofbräuhaus]

  • Centuries of barrels

    One liter of beer takes a while to finish.

    [Reine having a 'Mass' at Hofbräuhaus]

  • Silent watch

    [St Michael]

  • Words of deceit

    [Gates of Dachau]

  • Atrocities of the past

    [Guard tower at Dachau]

  • Atrocities of the past

    The bunker prison where inmates were tortured.

    [Dachau]

  • Atrocities of the past

    The gas chamber, disguised as a shower room.

    [Crematorium at Dachau]

  • Atrocities of the past

    The gas chamber, disguised as a shower room.

    [Crematorium at Dachau]

  • The light at the end of the tunnel

    [Karl-Müller-Weg]

  • Bye bye Swedes

    The column was erected in 1638 to celebrate the end of the Swedish occupation of Bavaria.

    [Mariensäule at Marienplatz]

  • Dragonslayers

    The four corners of the Mariensäule are defended by 'putto' statues, each fighting a different beast.

    [Marienplatz]

  • Around the clock

    The infamous Glockenspiel was inspired by the tournaments held at the square in the Middle Ages.

    [Marienplatz]

  • Naming conventions

    Leberkäse is a traditional Bavarian dish, but despite the name it doesn't contain either liver nor cheese.

    [Zum Dürnbräu]

  • Kind of blue

    Waiting for The Knife to start the concert.

    [Reine at Muffathalle]

  • Breathe

    [Englischer Garten]

  • Touch me

    According to legend you're supposed to touch her breast for a chance of eternal love. Poor Juliet.

    [Juliet statue near Marienplatz]

  • Pathfinder

    It's hard to find a corner without weissbier in this town.

    [Weisses brauhaus]

  • The white tower

    This old building was first mentioned in 1310.

    [Altes Rathaus]

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