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Tall tankards and high-tech cars, edgy art and Lederhosen – Munich is where traditional and modern sit side by side like few places on earth.


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Things to Know

Munich, Germany’s third-largest metropolis, is a city of tankards and tech, artworks and eccentricity. Here's what you need to know before you go.

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Best Neighborhoods

Explore beyond Munich’s city center with this neighborhood guide.

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Day Trips

Venture beyond magnificent Munich to discover Bavarian mountains, fairy-tale castles and incredible culture on a day trip. Here are 10 of our favorites.

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Money and Costs

It may be Germany's most expensive city but there are still plenty of ways to visit Munich on a budget if you know how.

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From walking round the old town to exploring further afield by train, bus or tram, get to know Munich with this guide to transportation.

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Free Things to Do

From hearing live music to touring royal gardens, here are the very best free things to do in Munich.

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Traveling with Kids

Munich may be famous for its beer festivals but it's actually a great destination for kids. Here's how to have an amazing trip with the tots in tow.

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