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Munich sights

Do you have a few days off and would like to experience something really special? Then we would recommend: Pack your bags and take a holiday! Spend enjoyable as well as exciting holidays in arcona LIVING MÜNCHEN. With perfect service and first-class cuisine, as our guest you won’t miss anything. Discover Munich and the vicinity with a new perspective and allow yourself to be enchanted. How would you like to visit the Bavaria Filmstadt, take a stroll through the English Garden or have a drink at the Hofbräuhaus? The offers of our unique hotel are just as diverse as our guests. Discover, relax, experience – arcona LIVING MÜNCHEN is always worth a holiday getaway or a city trip.
Munich captivates through its many sights! Whether parks, churches, castles, public squares or buildings – there is a lot to discover. We have listed the top sights for you here. Be sure to visit all of them!

We would recommend:

BMW Museum

Bavaria Filmstadt

Filmworkshop Bavaria Filmstadt

Museums

Munich is not only the capital of Bavaria, but also the museum capital and it is one of the most important museum locations within the German-speaking countries. Famous museums and collections are under the care of the southern German federal state. In this regard, the art galleries, the German Museum as well as the Bavarian National Museum must be mentioned.

BMW Museum Munich

4 km
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© By Maximilian Dörrbecker CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

The German Museum contains about 28,000 exhibited items and therefore is the largest museum of natural history in the world. At this museum, the knowledge of natural history is transmitted in a lively manner.

Opening hours

TUE through SUN, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

MON, closed

Address

Am Olympiapark 1, 80809 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 125016001

Alte Pinakothek (Old Art Gallery)

4 km
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Next to the Alte Pinakothek, there are additional Bavarian state art collections. This includes the Neue Pinakothek, the “Pinakothek der Moderne” (Gallery of Modern Art), the Schack Collection and the Brandhorst Museum.

Opening hours

WED through SUN, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; TUE 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

MO, closed

Address

Barer Str. 27, 80333 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 23805216

Jewish Museum Munich

5 km

Across an area of 900 square meters, the Jewish Museum in Munich offers an exhibition that documents Jewish history. Various exhibitions, events and offers await you.

Opening hours

TUE through SUN, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

MO, closed

Address

Sankt-Jakobs-Platz 16, 80331 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 23396096

State museum of Egyptian Art

10 km
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© By User:Mattes CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The Egyptian Art Museum provides you with insight into all of the period of Ancient Egypt. 5000 years of art and culture await you.

Opening hours

TUE through SUN, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

MON, closed

Address

Gabelsbergerstraße 35, 80333 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 289 27 630

More information: http://www.smaek.de/

German Museum

7 km
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© By Max-k muc CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The German Museum contains about 28,000 exhibited items and therefore is the largest museum of natural history in the world. At this museum, the knowledge of natural history is transmitted in a lively manner.

Opening hours

 

MON through SUN, 09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Adress

Museumsinsel 1, 80538 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 21791

Parks, Public Squares and Gardens

Munich delights through its plethora of plant and animal life. This can especially be seen and experienced during the spring and summer months. Why don’t you visit one of the many parks, public squares or gardens?

Botanischer Garten

Botanischer Garten © Poco a poco CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons

English Garden

7 km
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Long walks or bike tours are perfect for spending a day in the English Garden. You can enjoy a cold “Pilsner” beer in one of the many small beer gardens located throughout the park.

Opening hours

 

MON through SUN, 24 hours a day

Address

Englischer Garten 2, 80538 München

 Tel.: +49 (0)89 38666390

Olympic Park

3 km
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In 1972, the Olympic Summer Games were held in Munich. Even today, it remains a venue for athletic competitions.

Opening hours

 

MON through SUN, 24 hours a day

Address

Spiridon-Louis-Ring 21, 80809 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 30670

Nymphenburg Palace Gardens

3 km
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The Nymphenburg Palace Gardens are one of the most important horticultural works of art in Germany. A green oasis, which annually welcomes countless tourists and local residents.

Opening hours

MON through SUN, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Address

Schloß Nymphenburg 1, 80638 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 179080

Karlsplatz Stachus

4,5 km
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Today, the Karlsplatz in Munich, also known as Stachus, is a central traffic hub. Directly behind the “Karlstor” you’ll find the perfect starting point for long shopping tours and city strolls.

Opening hours

 

MON through SUN, 24 hours a day

Address

Karlspl. 1, 80335 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 51619664

Viktualienmarkt in the historic district

5 km
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© By Usien CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The Viktualienmarkt in Munich is well-known for its stands and exotic products. This is where young and old, cooks and connoisseurs alike meet to exchange food and cooking-related expertise.

Opening hours

MON through SAT, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

SUN, closed

Address

Viktualienmarkt 3, 80331 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 89068205

Churches and abbeys

Munich is strongly influenced by religion and therefore it comes as no surprise that the most beautiful and well-known churches in Germany are located in Bavaria. Why don’t you attend one of the services that are regularly offered in the magnificent buildings? It is well worth it!

Kurzurlaub in München

Frauenkirche © Martin Falbisoner CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons

Frauenkirche

4 km
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The Munich Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) is one of the city’s landmarks. The breathtaking building with a late-Gothic construction is definitely worth a visit.

Opening hours

SAT through WED, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

THU 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; FRI 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address

 

Frauenplatz 12, 80331 München

Heilig Geist (Holy Spirit)

6 km
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The Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit was founded in 1208 and is one of Munich’s oldest preserved churches.

Services

MON through SAT, 9:30 a.m.; 3:00 p.m.

SO, 9:00 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 3:30 p.m.; 5:00 p.m.

Address

Prälat-Miller-Weg 1, 80331 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 24216890

Mariahilfkirche

11 km
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The Mariahilfkirche is the main parish church in the Au region. The neo-Gothic building was constructed in the 19th century and is one of Munich’s three “neo-Gothic sisters”.

Services

MON through FRI, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

SAT, 6:30 p.m.; FRI and SUN 10:30 a.m.

Address

Mariahilfpl. 11, 81541 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 6512866

Ettal Abbey

85 km

The Ettal Abbey is an independent abbey in Upper Bavaria. It was founded in 1330. The abbey and its harmonious atmosphere draws many curious visitors each year.

Opening hours

MON through SAT, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; 1:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

SUN 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.; FRI 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Address

Kaiser-Ludwig-Platz 1, 82488 Ettal

Tel.: +49 (0)8822 740

Theme Parks

Regularly varying events promise lots of variety and will not allow any boredom to ensue. Whether the Bavaria Filmstadt, the Hellabrunn Zoo or the Skyline Park – step inside one of the many adventure lands and be enchanted by what you find inside!

Bavaria Filmstadt

Die unendliche Geschichte © Bavaria Filmstadt

Bavaria Filmstadt

15 km
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The Bavaria Filmstadt offers countless attractions. A particular highlight is the Bavaria film tour through the various film sets.

Opening hours

 

MON through SUN, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address

Bavariafilmpl. 7, 82031 Grünwald

Tel.: +49 (0)89 64992000

Hellabrunn Zoo

10 km
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The Hellabrunn Zoo houses approximately 19,000 animals.

Opening hours

 

MON through SUN, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address

Tierparkstraße 30, 81543 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 625080

Legoland

110 km
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You would like to spend some quality time with the entire family? Where better to do that than in the Legoland Germany resort?

Opening hours

 

MON through SUN, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Address

 

LEGOLAND ALLEE, 89312 Günzburg

Skyline Park

80 km
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The Skyline Park near Munich has a diverse range of offers. It’s pure enjoyment for young and old alike!

Opening hours

 

MON through SUN, 09:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address

Skyline-Park-Straße 1, 86871 Rammingen

Tel.: +49 (0)8245 96690

Theatre & Musicals

Take place on the stages that mean the world! The Bavarian state capital has a very opulent theatre, ballet and opera culture. It offers five state-run, three city-run and over 50 privately run stages.

Bayrische Staatsoper

Bayrische Staatsoper © Bbb CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons

German Theatre

3,5 km
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The German Theatre in Munich was opened in 1896 and includes various programmes and shows. These include dance, shows, operas and musicals.

Opening hours

MON through SAT, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

SUN, closed

Address

Schwanthalerstraße 13, 80336 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 55234444

Bavarian State Opera

 5,5 km
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The Bavarian State Opera is one of the world’s most renowned operas.

Opening hours

MON through SAT, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

SUN, closed

Address

Max-Joseph-Platz 2, 80539 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 218501

Munich Volkstheater (popular theatre)

2 km

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You’ll experience an exciting programme and unforgettable shows at the Munich Volkstheater.

Ticket office opening hours

MON through FRI, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

SAT, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Address

Brienner Str. 50, 80333 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 5234655

Cuviliies Theatre

5 km
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Known as the most significant Rococo theatre in Germany, the magnificent theatre annually attracts many curious visitors.

Opening hours

MON through SAT, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

SUN, 09:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address

Jägerweg 14, 83250 Marquartstein

Tel.: +49 (0)8641 7105

Lustspielhaus

6 km
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The Lustspielhaus in Munich offers both culinary delicacies as well as entertaining events. An unforgettable evening is guaranteed!

Opening hours

MON through SAT, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

TUE: 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Address

Occamstraße 8, 80802 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 344974

Gasteig

8 km
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Numerous events and highlights await you at Gasteig in Munich, a huge cultural centre that also houses the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra!

Opening hours

 

MON through SUN, 08:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Address

Rosenheimer Str. 5, 81667 München

Tel.: +49 (0)8641 7105

More information: https://en.gasteig.de/

City walking tours and sightseeing tours

Take a city tour and learn more about the history of Munich! Trained city tour guides will bring the city’s past and present to life. You can either take a sightseeing tour in a bus or enjoy a relaxing and informative walking tour.

Your hotel: arcona LIVING MÜNCHEN

The newest LIVING Hotel in the pulsating and simultaneously tranquil Munich district of Neuhausen, Nymphenburger Straße, corner of Landshuter Allee. The history of the location serves as an example for the hotel’s concept. In 1916 – at this very location – the third largest cinema in Munich opened, the Fern-Andra-Lichtspiele. Fern Andra was an American actress, director, screenwriter and film producer. Since a reconstruction and expansion in 1936, it took the name “Filmtheater Atrium”. It was closed in 1966. Now the history of the theatre comes back to life and one can look forward to an eventful and exciting movie. Ensure that you reserve the best seats or play one of our leading roles as a guest of the arcona LIVING MÜNCHEN.

Our hotel rooms

Our modern double rooms range in size from 17-22 m². They are fully air-conditioned and each have a flatscreen TV and free Wi-Fi.
The comfort room is spaciously designed and aside from a flatscreen TV and free Wi-Fi also has a comfortable seating area.
The large and spacious rooms (28-30 m²) in an apartment style offer sufficient room for your relaxation and recuperation.
The most spacious apartment in the hotel, the room provides sufficient room and plenty of comfort for our most discerning guests across an area of 33–43 m².

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