Marienplatz Munich is the old town square of the city and is definitely one of the places that you must check out when you visit Munich!
View of Marienplatz and its attractions!
There many attractions in and around Marienplatz…
1. Rathaus Glockenspiel. You can catch the 11 am show of the clock tower (Rathaus Glockenspiel) or take a seat at one of the many cafes and enjoy a cuppa while the performance takes place. If you’re standing, be prepared to stand for a while because it is a 15 minutes performance!
2. Mariensaule (Marian Column). The Marian Column is a monument that signifies the end of Swedish Occupation. Built in 1638, it also has a statue of Virgin Mary at the top of it. Also makes a good meeting area in the middle of the square.
3. Frauenkirche & St. Peter’s Church. Completed in the 1500s, Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Dear Lady) is one of the most prominent landmarks in Munich. The church has 2 iconic towers with a blue top. You can also visit the top of towers to have breath-taking views of the city of Munich. Another prominent landmark is the St. Peter’s Church.
4. Shopping! In and around Marienplatz are tons of shopping options! Head towards Kaufingerstrasse and along Neuhauser Strasse towards Karlsplatz, you will find many shops and malls that line these streets!
How to get to Marienplatz Munich
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