Visit Munich's top attractions in this 1.5 hour itinerary. Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Eisbach-Surfer-Welle, Denkstätte Geschwister Scholl and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.5 hour Munich itinerary.
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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.Read more
8. November 1939 is the name of the Johann Georg Elser Memorial in Munich to commemorate the resistance fighters fighting against the Nazis. The monument is located in the Maxvorstadt district. == History == On 8 November 1939, the carpenter Johann Georg Elser perpetrated in Munich's Bürgerbräukeller with a time bomb with the intention to assassinate Adolf Hitler. The attack failed; Elser was arrested and shortly before the end of the Second World War, was killed in the Dachau concentration camp.Read more