Glockenspiel Munich : Top 10 Clock Towers in the World!

Glockenspiel Munich, also known as the Clock Tower in Munich is one of the major attractions in Munich. Much like the Astronomical Clock in Prague, it is one of the top 10 must-visit tower clocks in the world! We visited the clock for the 11am performance…

Glockenspiel Munich – Top 10 Clock Towers in the World!

 Rathaus Glockenspiel @ Marienplatz Munich
Rathaus Glockenspiel @ Marienplatz Munich

The clock tower is part of the city hall or Rathaus. Hence its name of Rathaus Glockenspiel (City Hall Clock Tower).

There are 2 stories being told by the clock. The first part of the story (top portion) tells of a marriage which ends with a jousting match. The second part of the story (bottom portion) is a legend that depicts a dance that was suppose to ward off a plague.

The entire performance lasts about 15 minutes. It is actually quite tiring to hold the camera up for such a long time (thanks Kate!). Hence, here’s a shortened version of the performance for you!

How to get to Glockenspiel Munich



Map of Rathaus Glockenspiel Clock Tower in Munich

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Rathaus Glockenspiel Clock Tower Munich
Rathaus Glockenspiel Clock Tower Munich

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