Akademie der Bildenden Künste
The Academy of Fine Arts is housed in a three-storey neo-Renaissance building. Founded in 1808 by Maximilian I, it advanced to become...
Bavaria's oldest university, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität started out as political football for its rulers. Founded in Ingolstadt...
This memorial exhibit to the Weisse Rose (White Rose; a nonviolent resistance group led by Munich University students Hans and Sophie...
Simply the perfect spot to pore over caffeine and cake to watch, from a shady courtyard, the steady flow of students and trendoids...
A phalanx of 30 tapas – boquerones (anchovies) to octopus salad to garlic chicken – reports to duty behind glass along the bar of this...
Munich's massive Siegestor was modelled on Constantine's arch in Rome and looks like a miniature version of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Built to honour the Bavarian army for sending Napoleon packing, it's crowned by a triumphant Bavaria piloting a lion-drawn chariot. Severely damaged in WWII, the arch was turned into a peace memorial. The inscription on the upper section reads: Dem Sieg geweiht, vom Kriege zerstört, zum Frieden mahnend (Dedicated to victory, destroyed by war, calling for peace ).