West Germany: a trip to Munich

West Germany: a trip to Munich
 Munich - the birthplace of Oktoberfest and the capital of Bavaria, is known not only tasty beer, but also cultural achievements. Marienplatz (Marienplatz) is the heart of Munich, on it is an old and a new town hall and other attractions, as well as many shops in the surrounding streets.  

New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus) is surprising decoration of the facade. The ornament is based on the vertical lines that give it lightness. She seems to take off now, despite its impressive size. Town Hall, made in the style of the Flemish Gothic. Decorate it carved vaulted ceilings and beautiful stained glass windows.

After the cultural program at Marienplatz not forget to look in the shops, which are located here. Fashionistas and fashionistas will appreciate the variety of brands and prices.

In Munich, there is a street of millionaires, which is called Maximilianstrasse (Maximilianstraße). It is named in honor of the King of Bavaria Maximilian II. There is a large luxury hotel Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski, Government Buildings Upper Bavaria, theater "Kammerspiele" and a lot of jewelry stores and boutiques.

Be sure to also visit the majestic German castles. The most popular of these is the Neuschwanstein Castle (Schloß Neuschwanstein), the name means "New Swan Rock". Built on top of a hill, it really soars above the rivers and forests, dressed in a thick white clouds as a swan feathers. On the way there and back from Munich will take most of the day, and the tour of the castle is only half an hour, and can not take pictures.

In the urban area, you can visit the palace with stunning called Nymphenburg (Schloß Nymphenburg). It was built as a summer residence of the Wittelsbach, in honor of the birth of Max Emanuel. Construction lasted ten years from 1664 to 1674 years. Palace presented architectural and park complex. For tourists are open almost all the buildings that are on the site. Worth to visit them all.

In one of the halls of the palace is a collection of pictures with a beautiful woman who is going to Max Emanuel. Charming girls and ladies look down through the centuries, frozen in old portraits. Their faces light up, despite the sadness and hardships that during the life pursued some of them.

In Munich under Louis I of Bavaria established two art galleries, which are still in existence: the old and new Pinakothek. Many connoisseurs of art will be very interesting to see the paintings of recognized artists such as Velazquez, Rubens, Botticelli, Titian, Raphael.

It is also very interesting to visit the world's largest natural history museum - "Deutsches Museum". It presents technical and scientific achievements of the 20th century. The idea of ​​the exhibition is to tell in a clear and understandable manner of sophisticated inventions.

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