Category Archives: Culture and art in Munich

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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Bavaria Filmstadt

During your stay in Munich, don’t miss to visit the Bavaria Filmstadt! Embark on an exciting journey through the world of film and television and discover the Filmstadt with the “Filmstadt Complete” offer: A 90-minute guided tour, a 4D cinema … Continue reading

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Bavaria Film City

Are you still looking for an idea for an excursion that makes your day into an unforgettable experience, regardless of the weather? Bavaria Film city in the south of Munich offers 300,000 square metres of exciting insight into the origins … Continue reading

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Munich’s Gasteig – a Feast for Your Ears, Your Taste Buds and Your Mind

The Gasteig, a well-known cultural, educational and conference centre, is situated in Munich’s district Haidhausen. Its name derives from its location on “Gachen Steig”, a path that once led from the present-day Ludwigs Bridge to the St Nikolai Bridge along … Continue reading

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Event highlights in winter 2013/2014

As the last leaves fall from the trees and the temperatures drop, we gradually prepare for the coming winter. The first preparations are already being made in the Munich old town for this cosy time of year: The Christmas tree … Continue reading

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Luxury Cinema in Munich – the Gloria Filmpalast

On December 19th2012, after four months of renovations, the reopening of the “Gloria Filmpalast,” a cinema rich in tradition in Stachus, Munich was celebrated with the premiere of Tom Cruise’s film “Jack Reacher”. The Gloria Filmpalast shone with a new … Continue reading

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Munich’s Event Highlights in the Autumn of 2013

After the hot tropical temperatures of the last few months, autumn is slowly encroaching on the region, revealing the city in a very special light. With its bright colours, golden autumn lends itself to long walks in one of the … Continue reading

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Munich Insider – The Residence Museum and its Lion Guardians

The Munich Residence is one of the most popular and famous sights in Munich. Many visitors feel magically attracted to the four lions on Residenzstraße. People cannot pass by without touching the muzzle at the lower end of the mighty … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest 2013—Old and New Side by Side

You can already feel the anticipation in the air as the 180th Oktoberfest comes around the corner. From 21 September–6 October, Oktoberfest will once again be in full swing, drawing millions of visitors from all over the world to Munich … Continue reading

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History of Bavarian Folk Costumes

With Oktoberfest just around the corner, it’s time to dust off our dirndls and lederhosen. After all, one shouldn’t visit Oktoberfest without wearing a traditional folk costume! But where does this costume traditionally worn at all kinds of folk festivals … Continue reading

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