Germany's most successful team both domestically and on a European level plays home games at the impressive Allianz Arena, built for the 2006 World Cup…
- FTop ChoiceFC Bayern München
- BBayerische Staatsoper
One of the world's best opera companies, the Bavarian State Opera performs to sell-out crowds at the Nationaltheater in the Residenz and puts the emphasis…
- BBayerisches Staatsschauspiel
This leading ensemble has gone alternative in recent years, staging Shakespeare, Schiller and other tried-and-true playwrights in 21st-century garb and…
- MMünchner Kammerspiele
A venerable theatre with an edgy bent, the Kammerspiele delivers provocative interpretations of the classics as well as works by contemporary playwrights…
Charismatic Lithuanian maestro Mariss Jansons has rejuvenated this orchestra's playlist and often performs with its choir at such venues as the Gasteig…
- JJazzbar Vogler
This intimate watering hole brings some of Munich's baddest cats to the stage. You never know who'll show up for Monday's jam session, and Tuesday to…
- CCafé am Beethovenplatz
Downstairs at the Hotel Mariandl, this is Munich's oldest music cafe. It has an eclectic menu of sounds ranging from bossa nova to piano to Italian…
- DDeutsches Theater
On wide and bustling Schwanthalerstrasse, Munich's answer to London's West End hosts touring road shows such as Dirty Dancing, The Gruffalo and Mamma Mia.
- JJazzclub Unterfahrt im Einstein
Join a diverse crowd at this long-established, intimate club for a mixed bag of acts ranging from old bebop to edgy experimental. The Sunday open-jam…
- MMünchner Philharmoniker
Munich's premier orchestra regularly performs at the Gasteig Cultural Centre. Book tickets early, as performances usually sell out.
Cult cinema with wacky interior and screenings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show (11.10pm Friday and Saturday nights). Shows English-language movies.
- MMünchner Theater für Kinder
At the Münchner Theater für Kinder budding thespians can enjoy fairy tales and children's classics à la Max & Moritz and Pinocchio.
- SStaatstheater am Gärtnerplatz
Spruced up to southern German standards for its 150th birthday in November 2015, this grand theatre specialises in light opera, musicals and dance.
The Bayerische Staatsoper performs here. Buy tickets at regular outlets or at the box office.
The Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel performs at the Residenztheater.
- GGOP Varieté Theater
Hosts a real jumble of acts and shows, from magicians to light comedies to musicals.
Cult cinema with all films in English, all the time.
- EEHC München
It's not one of Germany's premier ice-hockey outfits, but EHC München's games at the Olympic ice rink are exciting spectacles nonetheless; the team…
- ZZentraler Kartenvorverkauf – Marienplatz
One of the best places to buy tickets to cultural and sporting events. Located in the entrance to the U·STYLE Galeria Kaufhof clothes shop in Marienplatz…
- TTheater im Marstall
The Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel performs at the Theater im Marstall behind the Nationaltheater.