Munich is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Franz Josef Strauss International airport isGermany's second largest airport. The airport began operations in 1992, replacing the former mainairport, the Munich-Riem airport.
The Peterskirche is the oldest church of the inner city, which was first builtduring the Romanesque period. Heiliggeistkirche (The Church of the Holy Spirit) wasconverted to baroque style from 1724 onwards and looks down upon theViktualienmarkt, the most popular market of Munich.The Frauenkirche is the most famous building in the city centre and serves ascathedral for the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising.
The Deutsches Museum, located on an island in the River Isar, is one of theoldest and largest science museums in the world.The city has several important art galleries, most of which can be found in theKunstareal, including the Alte Pinakothek, the Neue Pinakothek, and thePinakothek der Moderne. The Kunstareal will be further augmented by thecompletion of the Egyptian Museum. An important collection of Greek and Roman art is heldin the Glyptothek and the Staatliche Antikensammlung (State AntiquitiesCollection).
Munich is a major European cultural centre and has played host to many prominent composers.The National theatre is the home of theBavarian State Opera and the Bavarian State Orchestra.
Munich is a green city with numerous parks. The Englischer Garten, close to thecity centre is larger than Central Park in New York and the city's oldest parkis the Hofgarten, dating back to the 16th century. Best known for the largestbeer garden in the town is the former royal Hirschgarten. Munich is famous forits breweries and the Weissbier (wheat beer) is a speciality from Bavaria. Thereare around 20 major beer gardens, with four of the most famous and popular beinglocated in the Englischer Garten.
Airport code is MUC
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