Marienplatz has been at the thick of things ever since the city was founded by Henry the Lion in 1158. It was once a salt and ... More
Marienplatz has been at the thick of things ever since the city was founded by Henry the Lion in 1158. It was once a salt and grain market, but is now a magnet for tourists who flock here to marvel at the Gothic facade of the New Town Hall. The bells in the New Town Hall tower peal at 11a (as well as noon and 5p in the summer) accompanied by a glockenspiel depicting a medieval dance and the wedding of Duke William V and Renata von Lothringen. The Mariensäule stands in the middle of the square.
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 ...
Holiday Inn Munich City Center is located within walking distance of the Marienplatz and the English Garden and approximately 25
miles from Munich Airport. The S Bahn Station, Rosenheimer Platz, is within the same building complex and provides direct ...
One of the oldest English style landscape gardens and one of the largest municipal parks in Europe, the Englischer Garten
(English Garden) is Munich's crowning glory. Although perhaps best known for its nudists, the park is popular with all ...