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Baroque in Munich

Baroque in Munich

Munich’s cityscape today still features numerous impressive examples of Baroque art – castles, churches and palaces. This architectural style, which originated from Italy, was dominant for several decades towards the end of the 17th century. You will be introduced to the Baroque era in architecture, musical history and painting in “Italy’s most northern city”.
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Bavarian
Buchheim Museum, Bernried

Buchheim Museum, Bernried

Art museum the former collector and author Buchheim
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Bavarian
Fraueninsel

Fraueninsel

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Bavarian
Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Lady)

Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Lady)

The Cathedral of Our Lady, the “Frauenkirche”, is the cathedral church of the Archbishop of Munich and Freising and Munich’s primary landmark. Its twin towers topped with their characteristic onion domes, so-called “Welsh Domes”, are visible from a great distance. A visit to the Cathedral is an essential part of every city tour.
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Bavarian
Kloster Andechs

Kloster Andechs

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Bavarian
Kloster Benediktbeuern

Kloster Benediktbeuern

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Bavarian
Kloster Ettal

Kloster Ettal

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Bavarian
Lake Chiemsee

Lake Chiemsee

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Bavarian
Murnau

Murnau

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Bavarian
Nymphenburg Castle

Nymphenburg Castle

Nymphenburg Castle is one of the most magnificent Baroque palaces in Germany. Now situated in West Munich, this former summer residence of the Wittelsbach dynasty was, when it was built, an hour’s coach drive from the city. One of its famous attractions is King Ludwig I’s “Gallery of Beauties”.
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Bavarian
Oberammergau

Oberammergau

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Bavarian
Old City

Old City

A varied and entertaining circular walk through the history of Munich and to the principal sights in the heart of the Old City.
German
Bavarian
Reiseleitung allgemein

Reiseleitung allgemein

German
Bavarian
Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan (Theatine Church of St. Kajetan)

Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan (Theatine Church of St. Kajetan)

This collegiate church was the court church and simultaneously the church of the Theatine order and burial place of the Wittelsbach dynasty. It was the first church north of the Alps to be built in the style of Late Italian Baroque.
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Bavarian
Tracking down the Wittelsbach dynasty

Tracking down the Wittelsbach dynasty

The house of Wittelsbach is one of Germany’s oldest aristocratic families and played a decisive role in Munich’s and Bavaria’s history for more than 750 years. Track down the dukes, electors and kings in Munich’s Old City! This historic city walk presents impressive memorials from the worlds of politics, architecture, art and culture.
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Bavarian
Wieskirche

Wieskirche

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Bavarian




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