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Free Things To Do In Munich

Munich is one of the most visited cities in Europe and that is for a good reason. It's filled with numerous historical attractions and a number of cultural interests that cater to all kinds of travellers. If you're the kind of tourist who travels on a budget, you can save money if you know the cheap things to do in Munich. In fact, by simply wandering along the city streets, you'll already be met with so many interesting sights that are truly entertaining to watch!

Like most of the cities in Europe, Munich is not cheap to visit. But the great news is that there are lots of free things to do in Munich so even if your travel budget is limited, you will surely have a great time in the city. If you prefer to explore museums, you'll be happy to know that there are plenty of free museums in Munich that are waiting for you to explore. You can also check out the other free attractions in Munich that includes the Church of Our Lady or Frauenkirche, the Old Town of Altstadt, the St. Peter's Church, Glockenspiel, the Chinese Beer Garden, the Viktualienmarkt, and many more!

Regardless of the season, Munich certainly has a lot of things on offer for all kinds of travellers. For example, one of the free things to do in Munich this summer is to visit Lake Starnberg. This large natural lake is very iconic and where King Ludwig II was found dead. If you have your kids with you, one of the free things to do in Munich with kids is to hang out at the English garden, a beautiful public park where you can take a relaxing stroll or have picnic.

So if you're planning for a budget trip to Munich, then check out these free things to do in Munich.

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Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche)

The Frauenkirche stands proudly at the heart of Munich’s old town district. The building itself is recognised with enough respect for there to be a law restricting any other building to exceed its height. The church was completed in 1494 and has become a focal point of the city. At the time of its construction, Munich’s population was just 13,000, but Frauenkirche was optimistically made to house crowds of up to 20,000. The Munich skyline...

Festive concert in the Cuvillies Theater including museum tour

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  • It is a festive musical concert staged in one of the oldest landmarks in the world that dates back to the second millennium in 1385 with guaranteed seating and a great view of the stage.
  • It includes several mind-blowing performances from renowned members of the Munich philharmonic orchestra and the Bayerischen Rundfunk symphony
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English Garden (EnglischerGarten)

Since 1789, visitors to Munich have been able to relax in the spacious grounds of EnglischerGarten. The park is one of the largest inner-city public parks in the world with 910 acres, much larger than New York’s Central Park. The name was adopted due to the style of landscaping than can be seen here. This style was extremely popular within England during the 18th century. The garden was originally created as public space as a combination of...

Concert in the Old Court Chapel with museum and dinner

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  • It is a tour that includes a series of exciting activities in Munich, an old city popularly known for its historical culture, monuments and distinctive landmarks.
  • It includes a musical concert in the old court chapel that features world class music of different genres and a visit to the entire residence including the Cuvillies theatre
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The Rathaus Glockenspiel is an iconic symbol of tradition within the heart of the Munich old town. Since its creation alongside the completion of the second phase of the New Town Hall in 1908, it has become famous as a focal point of Marienplatz Square. Each morning at 11am, 32 life-sized figurines mechanically portray a story coinciding with the sound of 43 bells. The show is split in two sections with a golden rooster above them both which...

The Old Court Chapel including museum tour

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  • It is a tour in the city of Munich that includes a musical concert in one of the most famous landmarks in the city which was built ages ago with a great architectural design and structure.
  • This tour includes a world class performance of some classical hits previously performed by musical legends in the same room, the Old court chapel
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Theatine Church (Theatinerkirche)

Theatinerkirche is a famous Catholic church within the city of Munich. Its conception was in celebration of the birth of Max Emanuel in 1662, the new heir to the Bavarian throne. The couple behind the project were Elector Ferdinand Maria and his wife Henriette Adelaide of Savoy. The work began in 1663 with Italian architect AgostinoBarelliat the helm. The construction was not completed until nearly 30 years later in 1690. The stand out...

Master concert in the Herkules Hall including museum tour

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  • It is a master concert in one of the oldest landmarks in the whole of Germany that holds in the former throne room of Ludwig I before it was reconstructed and used as a Concert hall.
  • This the tour includes a master concert in Herkules hall with guaranteed seating and an unobscured view of the performers on the stage.
  • It
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The Viktualienmarkt is one of the most popular food markets in Germany. With an abundance of history and culture, it also has become one of Munich’s most popular attractions. The market was born when the original agricultural trade at Marienplatz became too big for the area. On 2nd May 1807, King Maximilian I issued a decree stating that the food trade was to relocate to Viktualienmarkt, its home ever since. The area became completely...

Masterconcert in the Max-Joseph-Hall including museum tour

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  • This tour includes a musical concert in the Max-Joseph Hall at the Residenz and also a tour in the museum that includes exploring the city’s hidden treasures and historical artefacts.
  • It includes admission into one of the most magnificent buildings constructed in Munich in 1385 and expanded between 1508 and 1550 with guaranteed
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Old Town (Altstadt)

Munich’s old town district is the smallest and oldest area of the city. It is however, home to some of the most famous and most historical landmarks. The official name for the district is AltstadtLehel, which itself is split into six areas. The area that is considered the true ‘old town’ are the four districts of; Kreuzviertel, Graggenauer, Angerviertel and Hackenviertel. These were the city’s extended boundaries, the work of Ludwig...

SEA LIFE Munich Admission Ticket

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  • Sea Life Munich is a grand display of marine life native to various seas throughout the world.
  • Among other species, visitors can see sharks, turtles, rays, and many other underwater residents.
  • The complex has 33 temperature-controlled aquariums.
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St.Peter’s Church

Long before the city of Munich had been formed, a group of monks lived close to what is now the centre of the city on a hill called Petersbergl. This 8th century church is the earliest knowledge of a building of its kind in the area, making the current St. Peter’s Church one of Munich’s oldest institutions. Towards the end of the 12th century, the church was rebuilt in a more Bavarian style. It stood until the great fire of 1327 and was...

Munich City Pass: Admission to 45 activities and Public Transport

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  • This is an all - inclusive pass that gives you a comfortable and skip - the - line entry pass into more than 45 Munich city's attractions.
  • A pass that is available in packages that can last for one to five days which means you can have the one that suits your schedule and budget.
  • An entry pass that will also give you
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Lake Starnberg

Lake Starnberg is a large natural lake south of Munich. The small district of Starnberg is located on the northern bank. The lake itself is the 5th largest lake in Germany in terms of area, but when its deepness is taken into account it becomes the 2nd largest body of water in the country. The lake remains property of the Bavarian Administration of State Owned Palaces, Gardens and Lakes.

A notable interest is shown in the lake as being...

Kunsthalle Munich Ticket

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  • Nestled between Marienplatz and Odeonsplatz in the heart of Munich, the Kunsthalle is one of Germany’s leading exhibition venues. It is located in the “Fünf Höfe” complex, designed and built by the renowned Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron.

    It organizes 3 art exhibitions of an outstanding level of artistic quality a year and has...read more

Chinese Beer Garden (BiergartenChinesischerTurm)

The Chinese Beer Garden within Munich’s English Garden is the second largest in the city, with 7,000 seats. The Chinese Tower was constructed in 1789 and was modelled on the famous Great Pagoda in London’s Royal Botanic Gardens. The five stories of the tower look out over this area of English Garden and have become a popular place to relax for both residents and tourists. At the end of the 19th century, around 5,000 of Munich’s working...

FC Bayern Allianz Arena Adventure World Ticket

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  • Look forward to an eventful day in the Allianz Arena.
    With this purchase you get:
    - Entry into the Allianz Arena for the FC Bayern Erlebniswelt
    -Entry to the Bundesliga game FC Bayern Munich seating category 2 or 3.
    Kick-off at 3:30 p.m .:...read more


Oktoberfest is officially the world’s largest fair. Attracting an average of six million visitors in recent years, people travel from all over the world to join in the 16 day festivities. The event itself is held at the large Theresienwiese field to the west of central Munich. At this location, Oktoberfest runs annually for 16 days until the first Sunday of October. If the first Sunday of October happens to fall on the 1st or 2nd, then the...

Munich: UEFA Euro 2020 "Germany vs Winner Play-Off" Match Tickets - 24 June 2020

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  • Book your seat now on one of the most exciting matches at Allianz Arena Stadium on 24 June 2020. Enjoy your time watching the match between Germany and the Winner of the Play-off.

    Buy your ticket now and don’t miss the chance to feel like you are...read more
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