The main post office and the Bavarian opera house both sit on the square, as does a statue of Maximilian Joseph, the first crowned King of Bavaria and a great lover of opera.
Max-Joseph Platz, Munich, Germany
Platz means square or plaza in German, and the Marienplatz (Mary's Square) is the heart of Munich.
Marienplatz, Munich, Germany
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church was built in A.D. 11, and it's the oldest parish church in Munich.
Rindermarkt 1, 80331, Munich, Germany
This building was once the private home of the Wittelsbach family who lived in this home for over 400 years. Today, it's a museum.
Residenzstraße 1, 80333, Munich, Germany
The English Garden is Europe's largest city-owned park.
Englischer Garten 2, 80538, Munich, Germany
The Pinakothek is actually composed of 3 separate museums: 1 dedicated to 14th- through 18th-century art, 1 to 19th-century art, and 1 to modern art.
Barer Straße 27, D-80799, Munich, Germany
Munich's Oktoberfest is the biggest brew-ha-ha in the world. There are even amusement park rides there, like bumper cars and roller coasters.
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