Rising sheer and rugged above the city, 540m Mönchsberg commands photogenic views over the Altstadt's spires and domes on one side and...
Museum der Moderne
Straddling Mönchsberg’s cliffs, this contemporary glass-and-marble oblong of a gallery stands in stark contrast to the fortress. The...
Open to the sky, James Turrell’s elliptical, walk-in Sky Space creates a play of light and shadow at dawn and dusk.
Gathered around a courtyard below Mönchsberg’s sheer rock wall, Magazin shelters a deli, wine store, cookery school and restaurant. Chef...
Neutorstrasse 31 · interesting places nearby
Helmut Schinwald works the stove at this gourmet restaurant with a romantic garden pavilion. His seasonally inflected flavours, such as homemade porcini ravioli with thyme butter and quail breast with pomegranate risotto, are expertly matched with top wines. The €15 two-course lunch is a bargain. Riedenburg is a 10-minute walk southwest of the Altstadt along Neutorstrasse; take bus 1, 4 or 5 to Moosstrasse.