Best things to do in Munich

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Locals’ favourite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

1. English Garden
613local recommendations
Rebeca
Rebeca says “For all sort of activities alone or in groups. Go to the surfers´ Welle to watch Munich´s surfers hi...” ·
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2. Marienplatz
1 Marienplatz
419local recommendations
Colleen
Colleen says “Shopping & much more. This is the main pedestrian square in the city center. 10 minute walk from the...”
3. Nymphenburg Palace
1 Schloß Nymphenburg
315local recommendations
Katja
Katja says “Nice Palace, very green area around it... Just take a walk in the garden of the Palace or visit the ...” ·
4. Olympiapark
21 Spiridon-Louis-Ring
280local recommendations
Sacha
Sacha says “Grab a bike and cycle all the way here along the canal cycle lane. Built for the last Olympics, an a...” ·
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5. Victuals Market
3 Viktualienmarkt
209local recommendations
Alicia
Alicia says “Munich's world famous central food market. It's been around since 1807! If you feel like cooking at ...” ·
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6. Eisbachwelle
218local recommendations
Ralph & Family
Ralph & Family says “Künstliche stehende Welle im Eisbach des Englischen Gartens , die ganzjährig zum Surfen einlädt mit ...” ·
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7. Pinakothek der Moderne
40 Barer Str.
245local recommendations
Mario
Mario says “Die Pinakothek der Moderne gehört zum Kunstareal München, in dem eine Vielzahl kultureller Instituti...” ·
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8. Hofbräuhaus München
9 Platzl
197local recommendations
Veronika
Veronika says “Must see place, very touristy - just check and go. Good atmosphere however, Unfriendly personnel” ·
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9. Restaurant and Beer Garden at the Chinese Tower
3 Englischer Garten
187local recommendations
Lena
Lena says “This famous big Beergarden is a must see in the "Englischer Garten". You can have a walk from "Eisba...” ·
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10. BMW Welt
1 Am Olympiapark
171local recommendations
Benedikt
Benedikt says “You can get in FREE, see all the new cars, get inside of them, etc. And often there are indoor motor...” ·
11. Flaucher
132local recommendations
Daniel
Daniel says “Das Naherholungsgebiet am Flaucher ist berühmt für seine isarstrände und bietet viel Erholung., Im ...” ·
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12. Café im Vorhoelzer Forum
21 Arcisstraße
138local recommendations
Jenya
Jenya says “Also just 10 minutes walk from the apartment a student Cafe on the rooftop of Architecture faculty ...” ·
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13. Theresienwiese
220local recommendations
Moritz
Moritz says “das Original: Oktoberfest jedes Jahr Ende September/Anfang Oktober in München!”
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14. Augustiner-Keller
52 Arnulfstraße
122local recommendations
Jenya
Jenya says “Very traditional Bavarian biergarten. Especially great in Summer or just on a sunny day” ·
15. Munich
105local recommendations
Irmengard
Irmengard says “In München kannst du alles erleben, was eine Großstadt mit Herz verspricht. Sehr gute Einkaufsmöglic...” ·
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16. Alte Pinakothek
27 Barer Str.
137local recommendations
Mario
Mario says “Die Alte Pinakothek ist ein 1836 eröffnetes Kunstmuseum in München-Maxvorstadt. Sie stellt unter and...” ·
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17. St. Peter's Church
1 Rindermarkt
111local recommendations
Sonja
Sonja says “St Peter's Church is the oldest church in the inner city of Munich. We call it "alter Peter" which m...” ·
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18. Deutsches Museum
120local recommendations
Liz
Liz says “Das Deutsche Museum von Meisterwerken der Naturwissenschaft und Technik (meist nur Deutsches Museum ...” ·
19. Allianz Arena
25 Werner-Heisenberg-Allee
124local recommendations
Sonja
Sonja says “Allianz Arena is the soccer stadium in Munich, it is the first stadium in the world with a full colo...”
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20. Seehaus im Englischen Garten
3 Kleinhesselohe
107local recommendations
Mario
Mario says “Rund um das Seehaus erstrecken sich großzügige Terrassen und der für sein südländisches Flair bekann...”
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21. Museum Brandhorst
35 Theresienstraße
117local recommendations
Dubravka Maria
Dubravka Maria says “The Brandhorst Museum was opened in Munich on 21 May 2009. It displays about 200 exhibits from colle...” ·
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22. Augustiner
19 Landsberger Str.
90local recommendations
Sascha
Sascha says “Deftiges und gutes Bairisches Essen, mit Bier der letzten echten Münchner Brauerei”
23. Hellabrunn Zoo
30 Tierparkstr.
121local recommendations
Sonja
Sonja says “The Munich Zoo Hellabrunn was founded in 1911 as the first Geo-zoo worldwide. The animals live accor...”
24. Müller'sches Volksbad
1 Rosenheimer Str.
88local recommendations
Jakob
Jakob says “the oldest and most beautiful swimming pool in munich. wonderful, oldschool sauna, too.”
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25. Frauenkirche
12 Frauenplatz
91local recommendations
Claudia
Claudia says “Oberbayerische Dorfidylle mit Ruhe und endlos vielen Ausflugsmöglichkeiten. Gleichzeitig aber auch ...” ·