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Foodies tour through Munich's old town

Taste wonderful Bavarian foods, and also see the main sights in the historic city centre of Munich, Germany!
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1.4 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview :  Visit Munich's main attractions in the historic city centre and get to sample some delicious Bavarian food and beer all in one tour!

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Tips:  Bring comfortable shoes and lots of shopping bags, you won't be able to resist and will stock up on food en route.

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Points of Interest

Marienplatz is Munich's central square, right in the heart of the old town.
It is also at the centre of the pedestrian zone with all the shops.

If you get there at 11am or noon, you will see everybody looking upward in the same direction - towards the town hall.
There's a simple explanation, at these times (from March to October also at 5pm)... More

Take a stroll across the Viktualienmarkt - my favourite place in Munich - you will enjoy it!

The Viktualienmarkt developed from an original farmers’ market to a popular market for gourmets.

The selection, variety and exclusiveness of the products offered contribute to the market's special flair.
On an area covering 22,000m², 140 stalls... More

This is the world's most famous beer hall, it would be a pity to miss it!

Built in 1589 as a brewery to provide the Bavarian royal court with beer, it started from 1610 selling its beer also to private citizens and has since then been the prime watering spot in Munich - and since Munich is the beer capital of the world - by extension also of the ... More

This is Munich's most famous delicatessen store, at least take a turn in the delicatessen store on the ground floor, it's a not to miss sight.
If you get there on a Saturday you will have difficulty pushing your way through the masses of tourists.

Take special note of the lobsters walking around in the travertine fountain.
Maybe buy some apple... More

Now to soak up some history.
Visit the Bavarian royal court and tour the city palace of the Bavarian kings, the Residenz.

Buy a ticket and get lost in the splendour of bygone centuries.
Don't miss the treasury, including its selection of crowns.

If the weather is nice, go for a stroll through the royal park adjoining the palace, the Hofgarten.... More

After all that walking and strenuous sightseeing, you deserve to relax!

This sleek café with its mix of modern and historic has been Munich's prime café since 1888.

They are open until 11pm from Tuesday to Saturday, on Sunday and Monday only until 7pm.
They also serve meals, a bit pricey, but prepared in front of your eyes.

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