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This prominent public square, the largest in Munich, still stands as the center of social activity in the city, much as it has throughout history.
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Marienplatz 1, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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All reviews christmas market lots of shops beautiful square street performers city hall great shopping clock tower famous glockenspiel at noon visit munich walk around sausage tourists architecture gluhwein platz chimes
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Reviewed yesterday

Marienplatz is the place you want to go to if you're walking the streets of Munich. The very city centre gives you access to all the important shopping streets, furthermore you are able to hear the "Glockenspiel" of the Neo-Gothic townhall and you can simply...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you need to get in a few sights, do some shopping and get something to eat this is great. Mind you it’s busy. But on the transport route. Walking distance to a lot of the other sights in the vicinity

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must go! The Glockenspiel “performs” at 11 am and 5 pm. Great restaurants all around and shopping. I really think you haven’t been to Munich if you don’t make it down here. So much history—we visited at day and at night. Fine for couples, families,...More

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A neat square to see the glockenspiel. But right around the corner is an outdoor market with great shops and stalls. A must!

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great night out here lots of breweries, just what you want On a night out. Fairly busy when I went, plenty to do.

Thank Craig88mph
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a beautiful square. Lots of history and shopping mixed. We were even lucky enough to catch a live band. The overall energy in the square is beautiful. U can walk in any direction to find tons of shopping and restaurants. In the square itself...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is really special, especially when you go there at night. Being there just made me happy all the time. Hi

Thank Mohamed W
Reviewed 3 days ago

unique place went there in coldly days one of the best city in Germany but one of the expensive city too price very expensive specially in munich funny things is lot of arab people can see in thing area with burka.

Thank Guide825812
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just walking around makes you feel good here. So much to see, eat and people watch. I was here the week after Octoberfest. I can imagine how much fun that would be.

Thank flyindjryan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love the Marienplatz and surrounding old town. Shops, restaurants, cafes, and so many sights. You can wander around for a whole day!

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Wendy S
July 10, 2018|
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Response from christophlebl | Reviewed this property |
@Wendy - Yes most definitely. Marienplatz is in the heart of Munich. Many downtown attractions like "Hofbraeuhaus", "Viktualienmarkt" or "Frauenkirche" are less than 3 minute walk from Marienplatz. - Hope that helps - have... More
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Daphne9991 | Reviewed this property |
Marienplatz is a district/square where they have the daily Glockenspiel event with the huge cuckoo clock. There are street performers, restaurants and open street market lots of shops etc. It is the heart of the tourist... More
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Michbos | Reviewed this property |
We did not pay to walk around it. It hosts the mayor and city council. We had lunch at the historic restaurant, Ratskeller.