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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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History and architecture to be appreciated.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I wouldn't go out of your way to be here for the show. Then building is a must see but the show became a little tedious after a while. Definitely great building and atmosphere but not necessary to see the show.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Happened to be here with a free walking tour when the glockenspiel show was on. The tour guide pre-empted it by telling the group that it had been voted the 2nd most overrated tourist attraction in Europe. It's 'cute' however underwhelming. Would only watch if I was in the area at the time.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Wonderful cakes and coffee in a room overlooking the roofs of downtown Munich. Reasonably priced, friendly service. Its popularity means it is not always easy to get a seat.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I went back to see the Glockenspiel again over 35 years since my first visit as a child. It was just as I remembered from my childhood. I had forgotten that the glockenspiel only played at certain times and went back to see the whole thing at 11am the following morning. The atmosphere & the squares hustle & bustle is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Arrive just before noon to see it in action! Beautiful to watch and lots of places nearby to eat and shop! The square fills up with tourists but there is lots of space and it's easy to see, a must when in Munich!

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

So happen to be there at the right time to watch the "show". More chimes than the mechanical animation. It was more of the hype for me than being impressed, (been there, done that, checklist) Stay for the show if you so happen to be there at the right time.

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Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It's a bit cheesy, but still fun to see. We watched it with our walking tour guide which was helpful because he told the story of the works. The building appears to be centuries old but it was actually built in the early 1900's as was the glockenspiel. It's one of those, if you're in Munich, along the lines of... More 

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Very nice old Glockenspiel with several figures. And the Glockenspiel´s music at high noon is worth of listening. It takes about five minutes.

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