Munich

Munich is the capital of Bavaria and is located on the banks of the river Isar. After Berlin and Hamburg it is the third largest city in Germany and has about 1.40 million inhabitants in the area of the municipality and in the whole of its metropolitan area about 2 million inhabitants. 

The most important sights are the Frauenkirche and Marienplatz with the Neues Rathaus.

The Frauenkirche is the main church of the Bavarian city. Symbol of the city are the bell towers. These are visible from all over the city and respect the height limit that the local administration has imposed in the city center, limit set at 99 meters.

The church dates back to the period between 1468 and 1488, when it was commissioned by Sigismund of Bavaria. This building was built on the remains of an ancient Romanesque church, and remained intact until the Second World War when it suffered great damage. It was restored and the last works were completed in 1994.

Marienplatz is the most famous square in the city of Munich. It is located in the area of the historic center and is the point of intersection of two main axes.

It is about 100 meters long and 50 meters wide, and is home to numerous buildings of great importance.

Among them is the presence of the beautiful and mighty Neues Rathaus in Gothic style and characterized by a high clock tower that contains one of the largest carillons in the world known as glockenspiel.

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