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Glockenspiel am Rathausturm

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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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If you are visiting Munich why not stop by here in the hour. The interludes sets approx 15 minutes and I think is quite extraordinary. It is also right in the city centre so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I didn't met anyone who has been in Munich, and didn't watched the Glockenspiel. It is fun, the small figures are rotating, the music is nothing special, but the whole is a good attraction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Quando fecha a hora (12 e 17hs, no verão), não se preocupe... demora um tantinho prá começar a "dança" dos bonecos!!! Acho que é para esperar a "bagunça" dos sinos das igrejas próximas pararem e conseguirmos ouvir melhor a música do Glockspiel! When is close the hour (12 to 17hs, in the summer), do not worry ... it takes a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Glockenspiel in Marienplatz does a show at 11am, 12pm, and 5pm and we happened to catch the show at 5pm. We got a great view at Cafe Glockenspiel across the way, which was nearly empty surprisingly. But a large crowd grew on the ground in Marienplatz. The glockenspiel plays an strange unmelodic tune for about 10mins before anything happens.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

If you are visiting Munich why not stop by here in the hour. The interludes sets approx 15 minutes and I think is quite extraordinary. It is also right in the city centre so lots Of things to do before or after or even while waiting for it to starts ships cafes street performers etc.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I thought the Glockenspiel was really neat. We watched two of the "performances". Our bicycle tour guide described it as the most overrated tourist attraction in all of Munich. That might be true, but I've never seen anything like it, so I feel as though it was completely worth the 30 minutes we spent there.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is an impressive example of Medieval Bavarian Architecture. There will be crowds in this touristy area but that's part of the experience.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This glockenspiel is a medieval masterpiece, and although the Marienplatz square gets very busy it is well worth waiting for the chimes, music and two-tiered mechanical display of figures representing scenes from the City's early history. There are dances, a joust in which one rider is unseated, and much more. It is by far the best example of its kind... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Glad I didn't go too far out of my way to see this. It helps if you know the story it's depicting. Watch it online and you'll be fine!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A piece of history in the making with outstanding architecture. Lots of tourists, but a must see as it is fun to watch. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

You will think this is a touristy-trap, corny kind of place, but it's not! When the weather is right (and even when it isn't), sit at one of the outdoor cafes with a great German beer and enjoy the show. The architecture is stunning, but when the show begins at the appropriate hour, it really is a sight to see.... More 

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

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