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Address: Marienplatz, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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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Great for History Fans

I enjoyed hearing the story and history of this wonderful attraction. Watching it is amazing with to think about the artist craftsmanship and the tools available used to create it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Windermere, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

It's world renowned. Beautiful. Kept in very good condition. My daughter of 7 just loved it! It plays at 11am, 12pm and 5pm again, every day. When visiting Munich you have to see this. It's situated at the beautiful Marienplatz easily accesible via subway/metro, its stops at the platz

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Moron de la Frontera, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We watched the glockenspiel twice, once from the cafe and another time from below. It was very entertaining and I am glad we took the time to see it. Hearing all the church bells ring around Marienplatz and then watching the glockenspiel was a nice morning out! Marienplatz is also very full of people and street performers making it a... More 

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Bavaria, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

See, hear and make photos. Best place to find all nations united to look at the play of the mechanic bells and wooden figures at the tower of the city-hall.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is probably one of the most photographed sites in Munich. This historic building the the Marienplatz is famous for its cuckoo clock. The lively characters that dance and even joust have been a hit with tourists for years!

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Windermere, Florida
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12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I enjoyed hearing the story and history of this wonderful attraction. Watching it is amazing with to think about the artist craftsmanship and the tools available used to create it.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

I understand it is an old structure with historic significance and at the time of construction it was a pretty big deal. We stood in the rain to see the thing, and pretty much its some statues waaaay up in a clock tower going around in circles slowly. Reminded me of Mount Rushmore - I made the effort to see... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The architecture is above average... It's very cool. Going out of your way to see the show... If your there you'll like it if you missed it you've not missed much. Did not climb to the top but told you can.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Every day at 11am and 12pm, tourists gather to gawk at the sight of bells ringing in a melody, waiting expectantly for something to happen. The Glockenspiel has been labelled one of the most overrated attractions in Europe apparently - and I would have to agree. Better if you spent your day elsewhere, if you are considering making a detour... More 

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A beautiful sight in the Marienplatz to be appreciated. The major attraction is the "Glockenspiel ". It 'shows' at 11am, 12pm and also at 5 pm March thru October. I did not learn until after seeing it the first time that you can ascend the 85-meter high tower to get a unique view of the Marienplatz. It's open November thru... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Beautiful architecture!! You have to go see the clock show while in Munich, it doesn't last long, and is a must see!! It depends on what time of year you go as to when it runs. It runs at 11am and at noon, also at 5pm during March through October.

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