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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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On a visit to Marientplatz you just can't miss see the glockenspiel. Try and arrive a little before the hour so you are ready for the display when it strikes on the hour. Be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The show happens in Marienplatz at 11h, 12h and 17h.. I was expecting more, but the sound of the bells is really nice to hear and there is a encenation of dolls in the tower that tells you some of the history of Bavaria.. it takes 10 minutes to finish but it really didn't impressed me, so a think is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

On a visit to Marientplatz you just can't miss see the glockenspiel. Try and arrive a little before the hour so you are ready for the display when it strikes on the hour. Be aware it can be quite crowded, but you can pretty much get a good view despite the crowds. The sound of the glockenspiel is very pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Glockenspiel am Rathaustu on Marienplatz, Munich, Bavaria, Germany is a wondeful square where you can enjoy in architecture of the rathaus

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

What a great place to experience what master craftsmen of the past can create. The music is great as well as the photo opportunities. Close your eyes and imagine that you are in prewar Germany.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The show for the clock Is on the hour, several times a day. When it does come on, many tourists gather in the street to watch the show. It's just as fun to watch the tourists as the clock! A tip- watch the show with your eyes, not your camera. There are several videos online that you can show others... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Glockenspiel is fun. You are travelling, you go to a nice big open square, everybody is happy, and then also there's a reasonably odd and very German Glockenspiel next to you. If you're a happy-go-lucky traveler, just trying to "get out there, man, and see stuff", go check out the Glockenspiel, you're not going to be unhappy. Then go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We caught the display at 11am. Being high up at the clock tower, it didn't matter that there was already a crowd waiting to watch when we arrived 10min before. The chimes were magical. Interesting for families.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

this center is a nice place to visit, if you want to buy gifts also fun to watch the Glockenspiel and see the figurines dancing

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Ever since I've seen pictures of this giant cuckoo clock many years ago I wanted to see it in action. However, it's somewhat anticlimactic. The clock depicts two events - the king's wedding and celebration after the plague which it plays in order. The only entertaining moment was when one of the knights fell down of his horse during jousting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I loved it! You have always heard about it and it is a sight you must be there to see it chime and rotate. The square around it is fun for shopping.

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Address: Address: Marienplatz, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich

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