Deutsches Jagd- und Fischereimuseum
Pose with a bronze boar, admire a rococo hunting sledge or examine prehistoric fishing tackle at the old-school Deutsches Jagd und...
More of the younger Asam's masterful frescoes can be viewed in the riotously baroque Damenstiftskirche just north of Sendlinger Strasse.
The landmark Frauenkirche, built between 1468 and 1488, is Munich's spiritual heart and the Mt Everest among its churches. No other...
This sprawling place has a less raucous atmosphere and superior food to the usual offerings. Altogether it’s a much more authentic...
Lemar provides an excellent introduction to this little-known but tasty cuisine, serving scrumptious Central Asian dishes such as spicy...
Kaufingerstrasse 52 · interesting places nearby
It stands quiet and dignified amid the retail frenzy out on Kaufingerstrasse, but to fans of Ludwig II, the Michaelskirche is the ultimate place of pilgrimage. Its dank crypt is the final resting place of the Mad King, whose humble tomb is usually drowned in flowers.
Completed in 1597, St Michael was the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps and boasts an impressive unsupported barrel-vaulted ceiling. The massive bronze statue between the two entrances shows the Archangel finishing off a dragonlike creature, a classic Counter Reformation–era symbol of Catholicism triumphing over Protestantism. The building has been, and is set to be, under heavy renovation for years