Maximilianeum

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Maximilianeum information

Munich , Germany
Address
Street Max-Planck-Strasse 1
Getting there
tram Maximilianeum
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Maximilianstrasse culminates in the glorious Maximilianeum, completed in 1874, a decade after Max II's sudden death. It's an imposing structure, drawn like a theatre curtain across a hilltop, bedecked with mosaics, paintings and other artistic objects. It's framed by an undulating park called the Maximiliananlagen , which is a haven for cyclists in summer and tobogganists in winter.