Munich

Munich Travel Guide

Founded in 1158, Munich, literally meaning Monk, is the capital and third largest city in Germany. It all started out as a monastery, and further developed into a settlement when the Duke of Bavaria gave the monks permission to build a market at the crossing of the route from Salzburg and the River Isar. Remarkably, Munich is Germany’s wealthiest city and is reputed worldwide for not only its ever-growing tourism industry but also its colorful festivals. The city has a rich monarchic past and a turbulent 20th century. There is plenty of things to see and…

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