Come to Munich to discover the best Bavarian traditions in Germany and the oldest renaissance architecture north of the Alps. Munich has the strongest economy of all German cities and is a premier location for scientific and economic research. When you visit Munich for leisure, be sure to experience Oktoberfest, and check out the great castles and museums.
Munich: Oktoberfest, Science, Finance, and History
Munich is best explored either on foot or with a bicycle, which are easily rentable from nearby train stations. No matter if you stay in a city apartment or vacation rental in Munich, you will be close enough to fantastic public transportation or taxi options to get to where you need to go, for example your business trip or conference. After this, enjoy a stein of Bavarian beer at the original Hofbräuhaus on Platzl Square, just around the corner from the main historical square Marienplatz. Pay a visit to the Rathaus (City Hall) on Marienplatz at either 11AM or 12PM to witness the famous Glockenspiel in action. Also, a visit to Munich wouldn't be complete without checking out the city's fine selection of castles and museums, such as the world-renowned Deutsches Museum (German Museum), the world’s largest museum of science and technology.