Students Hans and Sophie Scholl were members of the 'Weisse Rose' (White Rose), a group that fought against war and state ... More
Siblings Scholl Plaza
Students Hans and Sophie Scholl were members of the 'Weisse Rose' (White Rose), a group that fought against war and state censorship in Nazi Germany. They were seen distributing leaflets in the university on 18 February 1943, condemned to death by a Nazi court and executed several days later. The square opposite is named after their tutor, philosophy professor Kurt Huber, who met the same fate. A monument to the Weisse Rose movement stands in the courtyard, behind which there is a permanent exhibition. Copies of the leaflets, etched in bronze, can be seen at the entrance to the university.
In 1385 the ruling Wittelsbach family decided to erect a new palace as the Alter Hof had become too small
for their needs. The main building was the first part of the royal residence to be erected. The palace ...
Opened in 1826 by Ludwig I, the Alte Pinakothek (Old Picture Gallery) represents the pinnacle of the Emperor's achievements as
a collector. In fact, Ludwig merely continued the work of his ancestors, as some of the pieces exhibited here ...
Set against a clear blue sky, the towers of the Frauenkirche (Cathedral of our Dear Lady) form Munich's most celebrated
landmark. The distinctive towers, built in 1525, make the church of considerable architectural interest as they are considered to ...
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