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“christmas market”(587 reviews)
“lots of shops”(229 reviews)
“beautiful square”(211 reviews)
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 walk around visit munich architecture tourists gluhwein platz chimes stalls
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice part of the city. Seems the place to go for all the big brand shops. Great for resurants. Nice architecture.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank digbyr2015
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I loved walking thru the Christmas Market stalls. Beautiful decorations and warming smells from the food stalls made it magical. There are permanent regular stores on both sides of the street if Christmas Markets are your thing. The ancient buildings and church...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 4Myhoney
Reviewed yesterday

A must see in Munich, Marienplatz is the historic city center. Wear your walking shoes as the pedestrian only center is long with much to see. Stay to see the Glockenspiel chime, which happens two or three times a day depending on what time of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joan P
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I went there the first morning of Oktoberfest so we didnt stay long, but there were a lot of places to eat, great shopping (especially if you were looking for traditional dress for the festival - although locals probably know better places)....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Munich is by far Germany’s most beautiful city, and just wandering through the streets and markets is a joy. If you’re visiting Bavaria Munich is an absolute must!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank darluthier
Reviewed 2 days ago

Vibrant yet relaxing in many ways. Plenty of shops. Lots of food. Souvenir shops. Just buy an ice cream and walk around. Perfect place to hang around with buddies and click countless pics! Don't miss.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sukanyabsm
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice square, lots of thing to do, lots of places to visit, many shops to go. Must see and feel the place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BedrosC
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wide square, spectacular view of the cathedral Fruit stalls and hot chestnuts are scattered around the square. Shop for everyone's shopping experience. Easy access to the subway, including a lift for the handicapped. Hot wine stands ,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nimrod2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's not only the heart of this city with its picturesque town hall, it's also the intersection of the three major downtown shopping streets, the gateway to Viktualienmarkt and the Tal with many famous beer places incl Hofbräuhaus and the major public transport hub to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank smartie26
Reviewed 2 days ago

The real advantage of Marienplatz is that it is surrounded by restaurants, bars & great architecture and its all contained in a very walk able space.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Harry L
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January 1, 2019|
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Response from aleksandrak404 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about lock up but since you get to the city there are perfect ubdergroung connections. You csn get family ticket up to 5 people for about 13€ and you will be able to to travel by tube, train and bus. Must see is... More
January 1, 2019|
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Response from Winelovin | Reviewed this property |
It’s a 40 min journey to centre of Munich from the airport. You can spend a few enjoyable hours in Marienplatz shopping and visiting some nice cultural buildings or a pay a visit to the Deutsche Museum. Largest in Europe... More
November 30, 2018|
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Response from anah152 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course. You can take the hop on hop off bus and in this way youcand travel between markets.