Explore Munich City Centre: its beer, museums, art, and more!

Explore lots to see and do in Munich City Centre—breweries, shopping, and popular sights from Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche) to Rathaus-Glockenspiel.

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Top Hotels in Munich City Centre

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Eden Hotel Wolff
Eden Hotel Wolff
4 out of 5
Arnulfstr. 4, Munich, BY
$122
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,086 reviews)

"Excellent location within easy walking distance of centre and museums. Very convenient for station. Good breakfast, rather overpriced restaurant."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Eden Hotel Wolff
Hilton Munich City
Hilton Munich City
4 out of 5
Rosenheimer Strasse 15, Munich, BY
$127
per night
Oct 25 - Oct 26
4.2/5Excellent! (70 reviews)

"Very clean and friendly. Next to the subway aswell"…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Hilton Munich City
NH Collection München Bavaria
NH Collection München Bavaria
4 out of 5
Arnulfstrasse 2, Munich, BY
$130
per night
Nov 2 - Nov 3
4/5Very Good! (1,822 reviews)

"Great location, soundproof windows, lots of very helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

NH Collection München Bavaria
Atrium Hotel München
Atrium Hotel München
3.5 out of 5
Landwehrstraße 59, Munich
$83
per night
Nov 4 - Nov 5
3.9/5Good! (7 reviews)

"Property no longer a Best Western Atrium hotel so our gps didn’t work. The Name changed to only Atrium hotel. Also it is on a one way street. Which was only difficult getting there at night. They have an underground garage but you must reserve for $18eu per night. If not reserved, then street parking ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019

Atrium Hotel München
Hotel MIO by AMANO
Hotel MIO by AMANO
4 out of 5
Sendlinger Strasse 46, Munich
$81
per night
Oct 20 - Oct 21
4.1/5Very Good! (9 reviews)

"very convenient- close to Marienplastz yet quieter street"…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

Hotel MIO by AMANO
Holiday Inn Munich - City Centre
Holiday Inn Munich - City Centre
4 out of 5
Hochstr. 3, Munich, BY
$111
per night
Nov 2 - Nov 3
4.2/5Very Good! (1,560 reviews)

"Location is great for access to the train. Other than that it is a nice hotel but way to pricey."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Holiday Inn Munich - City Centre

Popular things to do in Munich City Centre

Marienplatz
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Marienplatz

4.5/5(1,390 reviews)

Delight in the energetic atmosphere of Munich’s central square, where Christmas stalls, gothic-style buildings and the city’s famous carillon each add to its old-town charms.  

English Garden
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English Garden

4.5/5(604 reviews)

Escape the city and head to one of the world’s largest urban parks, which has lakes and meadows, as well as beer gardens and a variety of interesting relics.

Hofbrauhaus
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Hofbrauhaus

4.5/5(885 reviews)

This famous beer hall has attracted decorated personalities and lovers of beer for the last 400 years by offering steins of delicious Bavarian brews in an animated atmosphere. 

Viktualienmarkt
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Viktualienmarkt

4.5/5(572 reviews)

Gather all the ingredients for a perfect picnic or simply wander around at this lively market that stocks foods both exotic and local.

Deutsches Museum
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Deutsches Museum

4.5/5(307 reviews)

The wide range of exhibits at the world’s largest science and technology museum offer brainy entertainment for all members of the family.  

Residenz
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Residenz

4.5/5(452 reviews)

Step into the luxurious past of Bavaria’s ruling class with a visit to this historic palace in downtown Munich.

Top activities in Munich City Centre

Royal Castles-Fast track Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Palace
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Royal Castles-Fast track Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Palace

$63

Step into the pages of a Bavarian storybook as you venture to the fairytale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Palace. Discover the magic of these royal estates, dreamed up by reclusive King Ludwig II, as you admire the architecture that inspired Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Fast Track Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Full-Day Premium Tour
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Fast Track Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Full-Day Premium Tour

$161

Enjoy sweeping mountain views and feel like royalty as you journey to the fairytale estates of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof with all the comforts of traveling on a luxury coach. Meander through the alleys of Oberammergau and marvel at woodcarvings and frescoes showing historic Bavarian themes.

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Tour
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Tour

$29

Head out to Dachau—home to one of Germany's first concentration camps. Gain valuable insight as you delve into the city's dark history. Explore locations where convicts were abused, see remnants of the camp, and hear tragic stories that bring Munich's riddled past to life.

Dachau Memorial Site Half-Day Walking Tour
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Dachau Memorial Site Half-Day Walking Tour

$29

Reflect on the the atrocities that took place under Nazi rule with a sobering and informative visit to the Dachau Concentration Camp. With an experienced guide, view the brutal environment prisoners were forced to inhabit as you listen to commentary and visit poignant memorials that pay tribute to the thousands of lives lost at this site.

Hop-On Hop-Off City Center Tour
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Hop-On Hop-Off City Center Tour

$20

Packed full of cultural and historical sites, enjoy the convenience of discovering Munich at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off tour. Circle the city center aboard a double-decker bus, hearing informative descriptions of the important landmarks from your guide as you go.

Dachau Tour
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Dachau Tour

$31

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Pater-Roth-Str. 2A, 85221, Dachau, Bavaria Germany We bring you to the former Concentration Camp at Dachau and give you a full, comprehensive tour.

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Other neighborhoods in Munich

Altstadt-Lehel
Viktualienmarkt which includes food and markets

Altstadt-Lehel

Known for Museums, Shopping, Beer

4.5/5(290 reviews)

Residenz and Hofbrauhaus are top sights in Altstadt-Lehel, and you should be sure to explore the popular shops. Hop aboard the metro at Lehel U-Bahn or Odeonsplatz U-Bahn to see more sights in the area.

Ludwigsvorstadt
Munich which includes a city and heritage architecture

Ludwigsvorstadt

Known for Beer, Shopping, Festivals

3.5/5(729 reviews)

Known for its fantastic breweries and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Ludwigsvorstadt. Check out top attractions like Theresienwiese and German Theater, and jump on the metro at Theresienwiese U-Bahn or Goetheplatz U-Bahn to see more of the city.

Maxvorstadt
Lowenbrau showing a bar and drinks or beverages

Maxvorstadt

Known for Museums, Beer, Culture

4/5(398 reviews)

Travelers love Maxvorstadt for its popular shops, and you can see more of Munich by jumping on the metro at Konigsplatz U-Bahn or Theresienstrasse U-Bahn. You might spend time checking out top sights like Old Pinakothek and New Pinakothek.

Au-Haidhausen
Maximilianeum which includes heritage architecture

Au-Haidhausen

Known for Beer, Skyscrapers, Shopping

4.5/5(109 reviews)

Known for its interesting museums and fantastic breweries, there's plenty to explore in Au-Haidhausen. Top attractions like Gasteig and Nockherberg Paulaner Brewery are major draws, and you can catch the metro at Rosenheimer Platz Station or Max-Weber-Place U-Bahn to see more of the city.

Schwabing
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Schwabing

Known for Museums, Gardens, Culture

4.5/5(135 reviews)

Spend some time visiting places like Chinesischer Turm while getting to know Schwabing, and be sure to check out the colorful gardens. You can hop aboard the metro at Munchner Freiheit U-Bahn or Bonner Platz U-Bahn to see more of the area.

Sendling
It's an old ferry on a bridge! And also 3 bars and 4 little food places and a great view over the rooftops. Very cool.
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Sendling

Known for Beer, Skyscrapers, Walking

4.5/5(18 reviews)

You might enjoy the breweries while in Sendling. Flaucher is a notable sight, and you can get around town at Brudermuhlstrasse U-Bahn or Implerstrasse U-Bahn to see more of the city.