Category Archives: Culture and art in Munich

The Platzl Gassen in Munich’s Old Town

Right in the heart of Munich, in the immediate vicinity of the Platzl Hotel are the medieval Platzl Gassen, which together with numerous idyllic courtyards characterise the old part of Bavaria’s capital. The 1980s saw not only the construction of … Continue reading

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The BMW Adventure Package at Platzl

Munich’s BMW World is one of the most popular sights in Bavaria, and not just because of its spectacular architecture. Besides the idea of creating a meeting point between the product and customer, a museum was attached to host exhibitions … Continue reading

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The Jesuit Church of St. Michael

The Jesuit Church of St. Michael was founded as the church of the Jesuit college located in Munich at the time. It is one of the first Renaissance churches built north of the Alps and set the trend for baroque … Continue reading

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The Diocesan Museum in Freising

The Domberg Museum is the diocesan museum of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. It is located on the historical Domberg (Cathedral Hill) near the Mariendom in Freising. Overall, the museum has approximately 16,000 works from the last 2,000 years … Continue reading

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Event highlights in Munich for the winter of 2012/13

The first snow has already fallen, the days are getting shorter and the temperatures cooler. By taking a leisurely stroll through Munich’s old town, the smell of roasted almonds and mulled wine brings thoughts of that cosy time of the … Continue reading

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Platzl Advent concert on 13.12.12 in the Old Peter church with the Augsburg Philharmonic

A much-loved Munich tradition is the custom of the Advent concert, that is organized by the Platzl Hotel Munich for guests, customers, friends and for the population of Munich on an annual basis. Different instrumentations rotate always on a high … Continue reading

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Munich’s famous Reichenbach Bridge Kiosk

The kiosk on the Reichenbach Bridge (Reichenbachbrücke)on Frauenhoferstrasse takes care of its customers nearly round the clock seven days a week by offering just about everything one could want. Whether business people who buy an early morning coffee, pastry and … Continue reading

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Munich’s Most Beautiful Vantage Points

Munich offers not only a variety of recreational opportunities, major events, and varied shopping and dining options, it also offers some impressive views from the above. So that you can enjoy these wonderful views of the Bavarian capital, we have … Continue reading

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Munich Oktoberfest 2012

On 22 September people will be saying “O’zapft is! (It’s tapped)” for the 179th time. The Munich Oktoberfest, which runs until 7 October, will again attract millions of visitors from around the world to the Bavarian state capital, mainly for … Continue reading

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Autumn 2012 Event Highlights in Munich

The hottest days of the year are behind us. Autumn is slowly drawing in, lending the trees a multi-coloured splendour. Everywhere people are enjoying the final warming rays of sun and the golden light which gives the city a special … Continue reading

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