Must-see attractions in Munich

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    Just east of the Isar River, the Friedensengel (Angel of Peace) statue stands guard from its perch atop a 23m-high column. It commemorates the 1871 Treaty…

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    Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst

    This small museum of late-19th-century Egyptian finds was moved to a purpose-built site in 2013. The 21st-century-style curation has left things feeling…

  • M

    Mariensäule (St Mary's Column) was erected in 1638 to celebrate Bavaria's victory over Swedish troops during the Thirty Years' War. It's topped by a…

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    Museum Reich der Kristalle

    If diamonds are your best friends, head to the Museum Reich der Kristalle, with its Fort Knox–worthy collection of gemstones and crystals, including a…

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    One of Bogenhausen's main landmarks is the Prinzregententheater. Its dramatic mix of art nouveau and neoclassical styles was conceived under Prince Regent…

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    Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung

    Fünf Höfe, a fashionable shopping mall, also houses the Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, a modern gallery space renowned for quality cross-genre…

  • D

    Paths converge in the Hofgarten at the renaissance Dianatempel, a striking octagonal pavilion honouring the Roman goddess of the hunt.

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    Neues Rathaus Tower

    For pinpointing Munich's landmarks without losing your breath, catch the lift up this 85m-tall tower.

  • M

    The former Münzhof (mint) has a pretty courtyard that's remarkable for its three-storey Renaissance arcades dating from 1567. An inscription on the…

  • S

    Spielzeugmuseum, in the south tower of the Altes Rathaus (1474), has a huge collection of toys, Barbie dolls and teddy bears.