Category Archives: General

A new wind is blowing through Platzl

Change in Platzl leadership! Have no fear: the rudder is staying in the family. Peter Inselkammer Senior has now made it official: he will withdraw from Platzl operations and pass the reins to his son Peter Inselkammer Junior. It is … Continue reading

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A Munich must: The Tollwood Summer Festival

‘Culture, Life and commitment to a better future’ – This is the motto of this year’s Tollwood Summer Festival in the Olympic Park. The Tollwood, which has long since become an institution in Munich’s cultural life, to be held between … Continue reading

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Bear-sized offspring in Hellabrunn

The Tierpark Hellabrunn (Hellabrunn Zoo) has been pleased to have twin off-springs in the polar bear enclosure for half a year now! On 9 December last year their mother Giovanna brought the two little ones into the world. But as … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Ayinger Bräustüberl

In the heart of Aying, a small community in Southeast Munich, the Ayinger Braeustueberl is surrounded by trees and has one of the most beautiful beer gardens in Munich. Enjoy Bavarian specialities in a unique atmosphere as well as a … Continue reading

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Have you ever met a surfer in the metro?

In any other city in Germany, this sight would be entirely unusual – but not in Munich! Here, a surfer in the metro is a part of the cityscape. The reason for this is the surfing wave at the Eisbachbrücke, … Continue reading

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Christmas greetings from the Platzl Hotel Munich

The festival of Christmas is approaching fast and the Platzl Hotel is also adorned, decorated and dressed up. Carols and delicious scents emanate from all corners. Christmas stars, bright lights and garlands – The Platzl Hotel Munich shines in the … Continue reading

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The Hard Rock Café – a cult restaurant in the heart of Munich

The Hard Rock Café is known worldwide for spicy burgers in rocking atmosphere. Nearly every significant world metropolis has a branch of this popular American chain. The chain now has 149 stores in 53 countries around the world. The concept … Continue reading

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Munich Event Highlights for the first half of 2013

The new year has just begun, and many highlights on Munich’s calendar of events are on the horizon. Festivals, arts and culture, sports or concerts—there’s something for everyone. Due to its central location in the city’s old quarter, the Platzl … Continue reading

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The Theatiner Church – a historic jewell in the City

The striking yellow of the Theatiner Church at Odeonsplatz reaches upward into the blue-white heaven of Bavaria. The facade of the Catholic Hof- and Stifts Church of the St. Kajetan Theatiner Order, known as the Theatiner Church, is among the … Continue reading

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The Hofstatt – A new Shopping Boulevard in Munich’s City Centre

There is hardly another part of Munich’s historic centre which is so well suited to a pleasant stroll as Sendlinger Strasse. The connection between Marienplatz and the Gothic style Sendlinger Tor in Sendling has existed since the 14th century. Flanked … Continue reading

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