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Address: Odeonsplatz, 80593 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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garden in center

Very nice and calm park very centrally located. You can come from many ways here mostly tourist uses Odeonplatz entrance. When you enter form this door, you will see massive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2014
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Nashville, Tennessee
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148 reviews 148 reviews
64 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My favorite park that I walked through in Munich. Worth a break from seeing the traditional tourist sights to go here and take in the beautiful landscape. If it's a nice day I would suggest a picnic lunch here!

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Dublin
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5 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Intended just to cut through the Hofgarten en route to the bigger English Garden, but stayed much longer and soaked up some wonderful autumnal sunshine, with a wonderful performance of Chopin's etude in E major; 10 no. 3 (Tristesse) emanating from the Diana Pavillion in the centre of the garden, a wonderful oasis of tranquility midst Munich's city centre...

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Istanbul, Turkey
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93 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very nice and calm park very centrally located. You can come from many ways here mostly tourist uses Odeonplatz entrance. When you enter form this door, you will see massive residentz buildings at the right and lovely park at the left. Beautiful, architectural fountain located in the middle, worth seeing, very lovely Italian Cafe/ restaurant to rest and have drink... More 

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East Midlands, UK
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33 attraction reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This Munich park is a wonderful tranquil oasis in the big city, it may not be the largest park but has a wonderful atmosphere as you stroll around and spend time resting on a park bench (weather permitting). It is well laid out with colourful flower beds and kept clean and tidy.

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Waterloo, Ontario
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

On a Sunday afternoon, this is a beautiful place to be. However, any time you can be there is good! It is restful, serene, and depending on the season the colours will please you.

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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136 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Travelled through here on route to the English garden and it was a nice, peaceful place. There are lots of benches where you could relax, read, etc.

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New York/Munich
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Hofgarden is not very big but it is very beautiful, full of beautiful flowers in the summer and a great place to relax and unwind - if you can find a free bench. You can easily pass a whole day here just sitting on a bench or on a blanket, reading a book, taking a nap or listening to one... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Coming out of the undergound and into Hofgarten, we did not expect it to be so lovely! Some of the paintings under the arches were lovely, and well kept. The amount of litter let it down a bit, as most other places in Munich were free of litter. We walked around for a little while, being entertained by a man... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We used it as a gateway to English garden. It is ok park, but there's nothing special about it - just a park with everything you can expect from it.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Peaceful and relaxing place to stroll, people watch, have a picnic or all three. Located adjacent to The Residenz we found it nice to stroll and unwind after here after our four hour tour of the palace amd being in a building so long.

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