Walking route in Munich

Visit Munich's top attractions in this 1.7 hour itinerary. Neues Rathaus, Mariensäule, Fischbrunnen and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.7 hour Munich itinerary.

Route type Route distance Route time
Walking 6.9 km 1.7 hour

Key attractions

Route itinerary

  1. Walk 90 m 1 minute

    Neues Rathaus Building

    The New Town Hall (German: Neues Rathaus) is a town hall at the northern part of Marienplatz in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It hosts the city government including the city council, offices of the mayors and part of the administration. In 1874 the municipality had left the Old Town Hall for its new domicile. == History == New Town Hall Munich The decision to constructed a new building came due to the lack of space in the Old Town Hall and the small Town Hall on Petersbergl (destroyed in 1944). In memory of the bourgeois high season during the Gothic period, the choice fell upon a neo-gothic design, which allowed an implement an independent architectural accent in contrast to the buildings of the royal family.

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    Franz Xaver Gabelsberger Memorial

    Franz Xaver Gabelsberger (9 February 1789 – 4 January 1849, both in Munich) was a German inventor of a shorthand writing system, named Gabelsberger shorthand after him. Gabelsberger, employed as typist by the Bavarian government, started to develop a new shorthand system at age of 28. His system was first fully described in the textbook Anleitung zur deutschen Redezeichenkunst oder Stenographie (1834) and became rapidly used. He is buried in the Alter Südfriedhof in Munich.

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    Sankt Johann Nepomuk Church

    St. Johann Nepomuk, better known as the Asam Church (German: Asamkirche), is a Baroque church in Munich, southern Germany, built from 1733 to 1746 by the brothers, sculptor Egid Quirin Asam, and painter Cosmas Damian Asam as their private church. It is considered to be one of the most important buildings of the southern German Late Baroque. == Architecture == The church was built without an order, as a private chapel for the greater glory of God and for the salvation of the builders. This allowed the brothers also to build in line with the ideas of independent contractors.

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    AIDS Memorial

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    Karl Valentin Fountain

    Karl Valentin (born Valentin Ludwig Fey, 4 June 1882, Munich – 9 February 1948, Planegg) was a Bavarian comedian, cabaret performer, clown, author and film producer. He had significant influence on German Weimar culture. Valentin starred in many silent films in the 1920s, and was sometimes called the "Charlie Chaplin of Germany". His work has an essential influence on artists like Bertolt Brecht, Samuel Beckett, Loriot and Helge Schneider. == Early work == Karl Valentin came from a reasonably well-off middle-class family; his father had a partnership in a furniture-transport business.

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    Liesl-Karlstadt-Brunnen Fountain

    Liesl Karlstadt (12 December 1892 – 27 June 1960) was a German actress and cabaret performer. Alongside Karl Valentin, she set the tone for a generation of popular culture in Munich. She appeared in more than 75 films between 1913 and 1960. == Selected filmography == == References == == Further reading == Dimpfl, Monika. Immer veränderlich: Liesl Karlstadt (1892–1960).

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    Elise Aulinger Fountain

    Elise Aulinger (11 December 1881 – 12 February 1965) was a German film actress. Aulinger was born in Munich and died in Munich at age 83.

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    St. Peter Church

    St Peter's Church is a Roman Catholic church in the inner city of Munich, southern Germany. It is also the oldest church in the district. == History == Before the foundation of Munich as a city in 1158, there had been a pre-Merovingian church on this site. 8th century monks lived around this church on a hill called Petersbergl. At the end of the 12th century a new church in the Bavarian Romanesque style was consecrated, and expanded in Gothic style shortly before the great fire in 1327, which destroyed the building.

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    Fischbrunnen Fountain

    The Fischbrunnen is a fountain in the center of Munich, whose history can be traced back to the Middle Ages. In 1954, Josef Henselmann created the fountain in its present form, using parts of Konrad Knoll’s neo-gothic fountain that was destroyed during the Second World War. == Location == The Fischbrunnen is located in front of the main entrance of the New Town Hall on the Marienplatz in the old town of Munich. == Story == On the Schrannenplatz, today's Marienplatz, a fountain was established in the year 1318, whose exact location can no longer be determined. In 1343 a "citizen's fountain" is mentioned, which was later also called "Marktbrunnen".

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