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Glockenspiel am Rathausturm

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Address: Marienplatz, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Description: The sound emanating from this collection of 43 bells can be heard...
The sound emanating from this collection of 43 bells can be heard throughout downtown Munich.
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If you have children dont miss the Glockenspiel clock with the clock work puppet show

The Glockenspiel is a Clock work show with marionettes and is dated from a couple of hundred years ago. It works beautifully and on time so its very easy to wait for the clock to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Pretty cool building, but I was expecting a better show when the marionettes came out, quite frankly. The music was kind of creepy and it the dancing people in the clock were just not that impressive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The Glockenspiel is a Clock work show with marionettes and is dated from a couple of hundred years ago. It works beautifully and on time so its very easy to wait for the clock to hit the half past the hour OR the on the hour eg at 12.00 o'clock or at 12.30. etc. Children will love it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This world famous performance at the new Town Hall is the crowing glory of a visit to this square.At fixed times 32 life sized figures give a performance for the large assembled crowd of tourists & locals who have gathered here.The first presentation starts with a wedding rites of the local Duke & the subsequent celebrations including a joust by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Plan your visit to Marienplatz in the first part of the day and try to be at Glockenspiel am Rathausturm before noon. At 11a.m. there is a unique show performed in the clock tower by puppets. They tell us a story about love and perseverance. At show time the place is very crowded, so try to find a convenient location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Magnificent and so many spires, it is unique, and at 11, noon, and 5 stop by to see the show, as it last a short 10 minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The Glockenspiel is in the center of Marienplatz -- part of the Rathause buildings. Marienplatz is easily reached via many of the local transit lines. This is free as you simply gather in the open air square a few minutes before the hours it is scheduled to "play" and you look up at the tower. Check the times it's scheduled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you get a chance to travel to Munich, the Glockenspiel is definitely a must see! At 11, noon, and 5 there is a 12 minute "show" that depicts the story of the marriage between Duke Wilhelm V and Renata of Lorraine. It also features a joust as well as a dance by the people. The dance represents loyalty and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Unique and a must to see in Munich? It is on the pedestrian street of Marienplatz. Hours are posted to see the dancing figures of the clock.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The German craftsmanship is certainly evidenced in the carved dancers and figures that dance merrily around on cue. A fine mesh screed covers the display to protect the carousel and to keep pigeons from makeing a mess. All eyes are skyward when the show goes on and the video feature of a cell phone is a wonderful way to capture... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Amazing place to visit while in Germany. It such a beautiful attraction to admire. Take your time to walk around and take lots of pictures! You will appreciate it more when you are back home.

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