Tagged: Munich

German Christmas Market in Munich 1

Munich’s Christmas Markets

Munich’s Christmas Markets are called in German either “Weihnachtsmarkt” or “Christkindl Markt” Munich has several Christmas markets — most notable are the downtown Marienplatz Christkindl Markt and the Schwabinger Christmas Market (Schwabinger Weihnachtsmarkt). Munich...

Munich Downtown: view of Marienplatz with Frauenkirche in the background 0

Munich, Germany — Travel

Overview: Munich, Germany The City of Munich is located close to the Bavarian Alps in the centre of Europe. Munich offers plenty of accommodation types, among them about 345 hotels and pensions with nearly...

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German Cars and Automobile History

Automobile history in Germany since 1886 In 1886, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz invented the motor car at almost the same time. Since then, this date is considered all over the world to mark...

Beer cases in Germany: 20 bottles each 0.5 liter 0

Beer Festivals in Germany

Back to: Festivals in Germany: Food, Music, Beer, Wine Beer Festivals in Germany Looking at Germany‘s long beer brewing tradition and its place and status in the world market it is obvious that Germany...

Weihenstephaner Beer / the olderst brewery in the world 2

Weihenstephan — the oldest brewery in the world

Weihenstephan is a brewery and also the university for brew masters. Thus the Weihenstephan Monastery Brewery – after nearly a thousand years – still stands upon the Weihenstephan Hill, proud of its quality and...

Augustiner Biergarten in Munich 0

Beer Capital of the World: Munich, Germany

Is Beer a synonym to Munich, Germany? Let’s say it is an important part of the city and has long standing traditions like Oktoberfest and Nockherberg and is home to major breweries. The big...