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Munich Residenz

And I’m finally down to my last Munich post! Salzburg is up next! Saving the best for last with photos of the Munich Residenz, the formal royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs of the House of Wittelsbach. It’s the largest city palace in Germany, with around 10 courtyards and 130…

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Munich: Schloss Nymphenburg

Seeing Baroque architecture everywhere in Munich made me warm up to the city faster than expected. After checking out as many Baroque churches as I can, I saved the best for last – Schloss Nymphenburg is a Baroque palace that served as the main summer residence of the former rulers of Bavaria of the House…

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Munich: Michaelskirche, Asamkirche

Here are two of my favorite churches in Munich. I’m a fan of Baroque architecture, so I made sure to include these in my list of must-vists. St. Michael’s Church is a Jesuit church in the middle of city, and is the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps. It’s hard to…

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Central Munich

Lots to see north of Old Town Munich and Marienplatz, like Odeonsplatz, one of Munich’s central squares, and Ludwigstraße, one of Munich’s four royal avenues. This is like a photo dump of sorts since I couldn’t really make separate posts for each of these buildings. I only briefly passed through all…

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Munich: Olympiapark

In line with the recent Olympics, here’s a cool piece of trivia – Munich hosted the Olympics back in 1972. That’s way before most of us were born! The earliest one I remember was the one in Seoul in 1988. While I wasn’t born yet during the actual Seoul Olympics, I…

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Munich: BMW Museum

What’s there to see in a car museum? A lot. Especially when the brand we’re talking about is almost a hundred years old. BMW, short for Bayerische Motoren Werke or Bavarian Motor Works, is one of the world’s most famous brands of luxury vehicles. The HQ happens to be right in the…

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