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(Lng: 11.617055°, Lat: 48.149574°)The Arabellapark is a residential and commercial area in the Bogenhausen district of Munich, Germany, which was developed with the construction of multiple buildings from 1965 to 1998. It is one of the largest urban expansion projects of the period after World War II in Munich. It takes its name from the Arabellastrasse, which runs through the project site.
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(Lng: 11.569707°, Lat: 48.135080°)St Johann Nepomuk, better known as the Asam Church is a church in Munich built from 1733 to 1746 by the brothers Egid Quirin Asam and Cosmas Damian Asam as their private church. The church is considered to be one of the most important buildings of the main representatives of the southern German Late Baroque. The church was built without an order, and as a private chapel for the greater glory of God and for the salvation of the builders. This allowed the brothers also to build in line with the…
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(Lng: 11.500500°, Lat: 48.163528°)The Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten München-Nymphenburg) with its 21.20 hectares was created in 1914 in the Munich outskirts at Nymphenburg by the garden architect Holfeld. In 1966 it became affiliated with the Botanische Staatssammlung München and the Institute of Systematic Botany at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
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(Lng: 11.575498°, Lat: 48.137365°)Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V., commonly known as FC Bayern München, Bayern Munich, or FC Bayern, is a German sports club based in Munich. It is best known for its professional football team, which plays in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system, and is the most successful club in German football history, having won a record 24 national titles and 17 national cups.
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(Lng: 11.557121°, Lat: 48.246233°)The Flugwerft Schleißheim is an aviation museum located in the German town of Oberschleißheim near Munich, it forms part of the Deutsches Museum collection and complements the aviation exhibits on display at the main site. The museum was opened on 18 September 1992. Many aerospace exhibits are on display including fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and aircraft engines.
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(Lng: 11.565605°, Lat: 48.146209°)The Glyptothek is a museum in Munich, Germany, which was commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig I to house his collection of Greek and Roman sculptures. It was designed by Leo von Klenze in the neoclassical style, and built from 1816 to 1830. Today the museum is a part of the Kunstareal. The layout of the Königsplatz complex was designed by the architects Karl von Fischer and Leo von Klenze in 1815. Colourful frescoes and stuccos made by distinguished artists such as Peter von Cornelius, …
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(Lng: 11.565334°, Lat: 48.145763°)Königsplatz (King's Square) is a square in Munich. Built in the style of European Neo-Classicism in the 19th century, it is a centre of cultural life. The area around Königsplatz is today the home to the "Kunstareal", Munich's gallery and museum quarter.
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(Lng: 11.574233°, Lat: 48.148244°)The Museum Brandhorst was opened in Munich on May 21, 2009. It displays about 200 exhibits from collection of modern art. Anette Brandhorst, the great-granddaughter of Henkel's founder, and her husband Udo Fritz-Hermann began collecting art in 1971. When Anette died in 1999, her husband Udo donated the collection to the state of Bavaria on the proviso that the state build it a fitting home.
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(Lng: 11.504971°, Lat: 48.158321°)The Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) is a Baroque palace in Munich. The palace was the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria. The palace was commissioned by the prince-electoral couple Ferdinand Maria and Henriette Adelaide of Savoy to the designs of the Italian architect Agostino Barelli in 1664 after the birth of their son Maximilian II Emanuel. The central pavilion was completed in 1675. Starting in 1701, Max Emanuel, the heir to Bavaria, a sovereign electorate of the Holy…
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(Lng: 11.549088°, Lat: 48.132497°)The Oktoberfest is the world's largest fair held annually in Munich. It is a 16-day festival running from late September to the first weekend in October with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. To the locals, it is not called Oktoberfest, but "die Wiesn", after the colloquial name of the fairgrounds (Theresienwiese) themselves. The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since 1810. Large quantities of Oktoberfest Beer…
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(Lng: 11.549026°, Lat: 48.173841°)The Olympiapark in Munich, is an Olympic Park which was constructed for the 1972 Summer Olympics. Found in the area of Munich known as the "Oberwiesenfeld", the Park continues to serve as a venue for cultural and social events such as the Summer Festival. After the International Olympic Committee in 1966 awarded Munich the Olympic Games, plans were solidified for the urban redevelopment of the Oberwiesenfeld area. The architectural firm of Günther Behnisch and its partners developed a…
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(Lng: 11.578402°, Lat: 48.140415°)The Munich Residenz (Münchner Residenz) is the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs of the House of Wittelsbach in the centre of the city of Munich. The Residenz is the largest city palace in Germany. The complex of buildings contains ten courtyards and displays 130 rooms. The three main parts are the Königsbau (near the Max-Joseph-Platz), the Alte Residenz (Old Residenz; towards the Residenzstraße) and the Festsaalbau (towards the Hofgarten). A wing of the Festsaalbau contains the …
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(Lng: 11.563336°, Lat: 48.248801°)The Schleißheim Palace actually comprises three palaces in a grand baroque park in the village of Oberschleißheim near Munich. The palace was a summer residence of the Bavarian rulers of the House of Wittelsbach.
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(Lng: 11.540222°, Lat: 48.132798°)The Infinity Staircase, designed by Ólafur Elíasson and called Umschreibung (Rewriting), was completed in 2004. Ólafur Elíasson (born 1967) is a Danish-Icelandic artist known for sculptures and large-scale installation art employing elemental materials such as light, water, and air temperature to enhance the viewer's experience.
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(Lng: 11.512997°, Lat: 48.123276°)The Westpark is a large urban public park in Munich. It was designed by landscape architect Peter Kluska and completed in 1983. It hosted the fourth International Garden Show (IGA 83) that same year. The park covers an area of 720,000 m² extending 2 km from east to west. The Klein-Asien (Little Asia) ensemble consists of a Chinese Garden, a Japanese Garden, a Thai Sala and a Nepalese Pagoda.
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