3 Things Not To Miss In Munich

Famed for it's beer halls, yet charming for its culture. Find out what cool things you have to visit when you come to Munich.

by Eileen Bernardi

Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism

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The recently-opened documentation centre offers visitors a chance to explore the history of the Nazi Party in Munich, where the rise of the Nationalist Socialist movement first began. Located among the neo-classical buildings of Königplatz, the stark modernist building houses a permanent collection of photographs, videos and texts dedicated to coming to terms with the past.

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Jawlensky BildnisdesTaenzersSacharoff 1909  c Lenbachhaus gross

Featuring a stunning collection of ‘Blue Rider’ works and 19th-century Munich painting, the Lenbachhaus also boast an impressive series of special exhibits. The building itself is also worth a visit, from the original late 19th century villa, to the recent extension by Foster & Partners, featuring a large-scale installation by Olafur Eliasson.

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Germany’s first outpost of the famed Italian market hall opened in late 2015 in the historic Schrannenhalle building in the heart of Munich. Boasting over 10,000 products, nine restaurants, two cafes, a private event space, a cooking school and an exclusive Bianchi bikeshop, Eataly Munich is a foodie dream.

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For more ideas on how to Do, Dine and Spend in Munich and beyond, visit our Destinations pages.