This city is sometimes referred to as 'the village of one million'.
Hi, I’m Rebecca Brayton and welcome to and today, we’lll be continuing our travel series with a look at Munich.
Located in Germany, Munich is the country’s largest city, the capital of the German state of . Munich is found on the river Isar. Munich is located near the Bavarian Alps, though the city itself is flat. Because of its proximity to the mountains, the city’s is therefore affected by them, sometimes heavy and unforeseen is one such effect, as well as extreme changes in temperature.
However, in general are relatively pleasant the year.
A major cultural centre in Europe, Munich is home to a great number of significant and museums.
As with many European cities, Munich boasts both post-modern and more traditional .
Originally built as a smaller walled-in city, eventually Munich past those walls, though some remnants remain.
Munich was also in 1972 summer Olympic Games. Because of this, the city is now home to a huge olympic park complex, that today is a great place to visit for and a wonderful venue for local .
Munich is also famous the world over for its Oktober Fest , which takes place each year in mid-September to early October. Showcasing the most parts of Bavarian culture, tourists come from across the globe to experience this beer festival.
Large tines full of , and freshly baked pretzels are few of the customary snacks consumed at this celebration.
Munich’s reputation as a paradis for beer lovers is not exclusive to its October Fest festivities. Beer gardens populate the city and give visitors and the chance to enjoy a cold one while relaxing in the sun.
With its shopping, galleries, museums, parks and architectural triumphs, it’s no wonder Munich is becoming one of Germany’s most popular cities.
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