German cities: Munich
Located in the upper flow of the Izar Munich River (Munchen, Minga, Monacum, Monachium) is the capital of Bavaria, the third in the size of the city of the country and the second on attendance by the tourist object (after Berlin). Characteristic "fabulous" Architecture, abundance of monuments and museums, cheerful folklore and traditional Bavarian hospitality (GeMutlichkeit), rich industrial history and beautiful surroundings, abundance of beer bars and restaurants, luxury shops and brilliant nightclubs – all this only "Plays on hand" This beautiful city.
The name of the city happened from the Holiday Munichen, which can be approximately translated as "in monks". As such, he appeared in the VIII century, when Peterbergl was settled on Peterbergl (Peterbergl) (Peterbergl) settled the monks from the nearby TEGERNZEY monastery (today there is a church of St. Peter, Sankt-Peter-Kirche). New buildings were raised around and in the annals of 1158, Villa Munichen was mentioned in 1158, and in 1175 the settlement receives the status of the city, is protected by the walls and since 1255 it becomes a residence of the Vittelsbakh dynasty, which ruled Bavaria until the end of World War I. In essence, the national-socialist movement was originated, and after the second world world a lot of bombing (60% of buildings were destroyed, the inhabitants of the residents were hardly half), but a quickly restored city began to play the role of the international capital of Germany, its important trade, scientific and scientific and Educational Center.
Theaters and concert halls in Munich
Munich music lovers worldwide are well known National Theater (NationalTheater) – the main stage platform of the Bavarian State Opera and the Bavarian State Orchestra, located next door ResidenzTheater, Theater Gartnerplatz, Modern Center Gasteig (here is the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra), Complex Herkulesaal In the former city royal residence – the main concert platform of the symphony orchestra of the Bavarian Radio and the largest concert playground in Germany – German Theater (Deutsche theater). And Located next to ResidenzTheater Theatre of Drama It is one of the largest sites in the world for performances only in German, and also one of the oldest – the first ideas were held here in 1775.
Markets in Munich
Shopping lovers can visit both traditional shopping areas in the city center and its numerous markets, many of which are also known far beyond the capital of Bavaria. Food market (Viktualienmarkt) serves as a favorite place of purchases of the freshest products. Held three times a year on the square near the church Mariahilf Bazaar Auer Dult Well known as the best place to buy products of folk crafts, baubles and antiques. Well, opening three weeks before Christmas on Marienplatz and other squares of the city Christkindlmarkt famous for its assortment of gifts, baking and sweets.
Nightlife in Munich
Nightlife in Munich also thrives – more than 6000 only licensed bars, beer and restaurants are open here, and the number of small private pubs is simply not calculated. The main focus of such institutions is the Northern District Schwabing (Schwabing), which is considered the favorite quarter of students and artists, but you can find them literally everywhere.