Walking route in Munich

Visit Munich's top attractions in this 2.1 hours itinerary. Eisbach-Surfer-Welle, Friedensengel and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 2.1 hours Munich itinerary.

Route type Route distance Route time
Walking 8.2 km 2.1 hours

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  1. Villa Stuck Museum

    The Villa Stuck, built in 1898 and established as a museum in 1992 and located in the Munich quarter of Bogenhausen, is a museum and historic house devoted to the life and work of the painter Franz Stuck. In contrast to the classical architecture of the exterior, Stuck decorated the interior in striking art nouveau/art deco style. == Further reading == All of the following references are in German. Enno Burmeister: Villa und Atelier Franz von Stuck in München-Bogenhausen. Baudokumentation.

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  2. Walk 350 m / 5 minutes
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  4. Walk 420 m / 6 minutes
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  7. Walk 270 m / 4 minutes

    Bayerisches Nationalmuseum Museum

    The Bavarian National Museum (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum) in Munich is one of the most important museums of decorative arts in Europe and one of the largest art museums in Germany. Since the beginning the collection has been divided into two main groups: the art historical collection and the folklore collection. == History and Building == The museum was founded by King Maximilian II of Bavaria in 1855. It houses a large collection of European artifacts from the late antiquity until the early 20th century with particular strengths in the medieval through early modern periods. The building, erected in the style of historicism by Gabriel von Seidl 1894-1900, is one of the most original and significant museum buildings of its time.

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  8. Walk 660 m / 9 minutes
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    Museum Fünf Kontinente Museum

    The Museum Five Continents (German: Museum Fünf Kontinente) in Munich, Germany is a museum for Non-European artworks and objects of cultural value. It was renamed on September 9, 2014, and was known as Bavarian State Museum of Ethnology (German: Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde) before. == The building == The building in Munich's Maximilianstrasse, one of the city's four royal avenues, was originally constructed in 1859-1865 for the Bavarian National Museum by Eduard Riedel adverse to the building of the Government of Upper Bavaria. The architecture is influenced by the Perpendicular Style. == The collections == The collection was founded in 1868, but its history started much earlier.

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  15. Walk 360 m / 5 minutes
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    Isartor Castle

    The Isartor at the Isartorplatz in Munich is one of four main gates of the medieval city wall. It served as a fortification for the defence and is the most easterly of Munich's three remaining gothic town gates (Isartor, Sendlinger Tor and Karlstor). The gate (German: Tor) is located close to the Isar and was named after the river. == Architecture == The Isartor was constructed in 1337 within the scope of the enlargement of Munich and the construction of the second city wall between 1285 and 1337 which was completed under the Emperor Louis IV. The gate first consisted of a 40 meter high main gate tower. Only with the construction of the moat wall of the gate tower the two flanking side towers were added and served as barbican.

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    Gerundetes Blau Artwork

    Rupprecht Geiger (26 January 1908 – 6 December 2009) was an abstract painter and sculptor from Munich, Germany. He is perhaps best known for his color field paintings and for his passion for the color red. == Life and work == Geiger was born in Munich, the only child of painter Willi Geiger. Besides Germany, the family spent time in Spain, and he also joined his father on trips to Morocco and the Canary Islands. It was on these trips that Geiger began painting.

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  22. Walk 200 m / 3 minutes

    Georg Elser-Gedenkplatte Memorial

    Johann Georg Elser (4 January 1903 – 9 April 1945) was a German worker who planned and carried out an elaborate assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler and other high-ranking Nazi leaders on 8 November 1939 at the Bürgerbräukeller in Munich. A time bomb that Elser constructed and placed near the speaking platform failed to kill Hitler, who left earlier than expected, but killed eight people and injured over 62 others. Elser was held as a prisoner for over five years until he was executed at the Dachau concentration camp less than a month before the surrender of Germany. == Background == === Family and early life === Georg Elser (the name usually employed to refer to him) was born in Hermaringen, Württemberg, to Ludwig Elser and Maria Müller. His parents married one year after his birth, and Maria moved to Königsbronn to live with Ludwig on his smallholding.

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  23. Walk 710 m / 10 minutes
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  25. Walk 430 m / 6 minutes

    Friedensengel Attraction

    The Angel of Peace (German: Friedensengel) is a monument in the Munich suburb of Bogenhausen. The architects were Heinrich Düll, Georg Pezold und Max Heilmaier. == Structure == The Angel of Peace is part of the Maximilian Park and a point de vue at the eastern end of a line of sight forming Prinzregentenstrasse. Next to the Isar, slightly elevated above street level, is an open space with a fountain; this has a dolphin waterspout surrounded by four smaller waterspouts. Two staircases lead to the observation deck.

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