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Munich City & English Garden Walking Tour in English

1. Munich City & English Garden Walking Tour in English

Pulsating with energy and commerce, yet charmingly wedded to its historic past, Munich is an exciting city to visit and a charming town to walk around. On this 2-hour tour with an expert guide you will be introduced to many of its major attractions and told about some of the city’s legends. Start at the large open square of Marienplatz, dominated by the Old and New Town Hall. Stroll through the inner city and see sites such as the Frauenkirche and the former royal palaces of the Munich Residenz. Along the way you will learn about the city’s colorful 850-year history, stopping at sites that have witnessed events of not just local, but worldwide interest. See some of its famous beer halls and move on to its green attraction, the massive English Garden. Larger than New York’s Central Park, you will walk among oak and maple trees and discover where people can surf, despite being 6 hours from the nearest sea!

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Munich's Old Town by Segway 3-hour Tour

2. Munich's Old Town by Segway 3-hour Tour

All beginnings are difficult – not on a Segway! Before you start your tour of Munich, you'll learn how to ride the Segway and realize that it's actually very easy. Experience shows that every customer gets to grips with riding a Segway within minutes. After the initial training you can get on your way and start your tour of the city. The tour starts at Artur-Kutscher-Platz. From there you will head towards Isator. Ride through Tal towards Viktualienmarket and Marienplatz. See Königsplatz and admire its Neo-Classical buildings. Marvel at the impressive Neo-Gothic New Town Hall. See highlights of Munich's oldtown such as Feldherrnhalle and the Theatine Church. End your tour back at the starting point.

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Munich: Third Reich and World War II Private Guided Tour

3. Munich: Third Reich and World War II Private Guided Tour

Take a walking tour of Munich and hear about the city's past from a local professional guide. Visit a curated collection of destinations. Follow your guide through parts of the city related to WWII and the history of the Third Reich. Explore the Old Town, home to the New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus), which was damaged during the Second World War and since reconstructed. Hear 43 bells, admire 32 life-sized figures, and see the Mariensaule column. Hear about Munich's Nazi history, how the Third Reich began, and information about Adolf Hitler. Continue toward Odeonsplatz and Feldherrnhalle, the location where Hitler attempted to storm the Bavarian Defense Ministry in the Beer Hall Putsch. Pass the Hofgarten and learn about the White Rose Resistance Movement. Visit Königsplatz, which served as a square for the Nazi Party’s mass rallies. Extend to the longer option and also visit Munich Documentation Center (NS-Dokumentationszentrum). View documents and photos from the time of the Nazi regime as you listen to live commentary.

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Munich: Scavenger Hunt through the Old Town

4. Munich: Scavenger Hunt through the Old Town

Experience an exciting city tour through Munich's old town in a very special way. Solve puzzles and follow the clues from the numbered envelopes to discover Munich's next highlight. Get a lot of background information about the sights or the city's history. Start at the main station and explore the Karlstor at the famous Stachus, the citizen's hall (Bürgersaal) and the St. Michael's Church (Kirche St. Michael) on Neuhauser Straße among other places. Continue to the famous Frauenkirche, the Marienplatz with the old (Altes Rathaus) and the new town hall (Neues Rathaus) and the Viktualienmarkt. Puzzle your family and yourself through the whole city and get extensive information about the history of Bavaria's capital in a variety of ways.

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Munich: Guided Walking City Tour

5. Munich: Guided Walking City Tour

Start in the very heart of Munich, at Marienplatz (St. Mary's Square) with its beautiful New City Hall and view to Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Dear Lady). Marvel at St. Peter's, the first and eldest church of Munich. Go inside to admire its precious interior. Head to Viktualienmarkt, Germany's biggest food and grocery market with many Bavarian delicacies, to get a feeling for Bavarian food and where you meet some of the vendors. Only some minutes away, visit the famous Hofbräuhaus with its numerous international tourists but also strict Bavarian traditions. Continue to Max-Joseph-Square to discover the Royal Residence, where the family of Wittelsbach (the Bavaria kings) lived, loved, and ruled. If there is time left, stop at Fieldmarshall's Hall, erected when the old city walls have been demolished. Discover the evolution Munich has experienced from a medieval market through all bright and dark episodes of history to the capital of Bavaria.

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Munich: Guided Tour of New Town Hall

6. Munich: Guided Tour of New Town Hall

Discover the New Town Hall on Marienplatz and learn the unique history of the city and building during this exclusive guided tour. Visit the neo-Gothic Munich Town Hall, which offers much more than the world-famous Glockenspiel. Stroll through the grand rooms and to the building’s balcony, the stage for FC Bayern’s championship celebrations. Walk through the reading room at the Law Library, which has been used as a setting for films such as “Cabaret” with Liza Minelli and the German adventure film “Bibi Blocksberg." During the tour, learn about the history of the Town Hall and the stories behind some of the city’s historical figures who adorn the Neue Rathaus’ facade.

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Munich: 2 Hour Private Walking Tour

7. Munich: 2 Hour Private Walking Tour

The tour begins in the heart of Munich, Marienplatz, where you’ll meet your friendly guide and set off on a two hour sightseeing adventure. Follow your guide through the city’s charming streets and visit some of the most iconic sights and landmarks in the historic center. Marvel at the unique architecture of the buildings, mingle with the locals, and get a sense of life in this bustling city. You’ll also discover some of Munich’s hidden gems including beloved food markets, cafés, and restaurants. By the end of the tour you’ll have a better understanding of the Bavarian capital, as well as plenty of tips and recommendations to enhance your stay in the city.

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Munich: 5 Top Churches and Old Town with Private Guide

8. Munich: 5 Top Churches and Old Town with Private Guide

Experience Old Town walking tour and discover true masterpieces and find out their important role in the past. See 5 the best churches in the city, where each is different, delights your eyes, and fascinate by related stories. Follow your local Expert Guide, enter them and also find some iconic sights on historic Old Town. Start your walking tour on the famous Marienplatz and look at the amazing New Town Hall, golden statue Mariensäule, and Altes Rathaus. Here you will see St. Michael’s Church and its fantastic white-gold combination of colors. Also is one of the largest Renaissance church in the world! Look at St. Peter’s Church, the oldest church in the city with huge towers. Visit Asamkirche with absolutely amazing paintings and ceilings! Visit also monumental Frauenkirche with domed towers, also known for its legendary Devil's footprint. Find out the whole story about it during your visit inside. Extend to 4-hours and stroll down to Odeonsplatz, pass the Residenz, and explore Theatinerkirche. From the outside, the facade is plain in yellow, in Rococo style. Look inside for an impressive and overwhelming interior with a high altar, sculptured columns, statues, and great stucco. In this option also you will get on top of St. Peter’s Church Tower - The panorama is always fabulous, but if the weather is really good we can see even Alps!

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Munich: Highlights Private Bike Tour with Licensed Guide

9. Munich: Highlights Private Bike Tour with Licensed Guide

Explore the amazing city of Munich on a bike. Go on a tour around Old Town with a private guide who will lead you through the most breathtaking places such as Marienplatz, Old Town Hall, St. Peter’s Church and much more. Don’t waste your time in the traffic jams, discover Munich the green way. Grab a bike, follow your expert guide and explore the city. On your 2 hour tour you’ll be able to enjoy the amazing sound from the 43 bells of Rathaus-Glockenspiel and admire its beautiful 32 life-sized statues. See St. Peter’s Church and its tower known as “Alter Peter” - a symbol of the city of Munich. Take in Frauenkirche cathedral with its domed towers. On the way back, see the medieval gates of Munich. Extend your tour to 3 hours and see more. Discover more places such as Residenz - the largest city palace in Germany and Maximilianeum - an amazing palace located in the eastern side of the river. Hear many interesting stories about Munich history and legends from a guide who will make your experience unforgettable. Discover even more during 4-hours tour. Fall in love with amazing architecture of the Old Town, learn about its fascinating history from an expert and enjoy a ride through Munich's most stunning streets. You will also see Friedensengel, a bronze symbol of freedom.

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What people are saying about Neues Rathaus

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 173 reviews

Had a great time with Florian. Our group was small but lively and we got a long fabulously. He was able to adjust the tour to our constantly changing thoughts and had an interesting thing to say about every corner of Munich! Would love to go with him again even.

Super scavenger hunt through Munich. Everyone from big to small had fun and we had a great time exploring the city with lots of background information on the sights. Was a fun alternative to a classic city tour.

The Segway tour of the old town was a lot of fun. Our guide gave us a great lead and explained. The elaborated tour also took us to more unknown corners of Munich. We were completely satisfied!

It was an excellent experience! A fun way to learn about Munich's history, culture, architecture, and art.

Great guide, told in a very exciting and entertaining way. Unreservedly recommendable!