6. Munich: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour
Join this exclusive walking tour to see the highlights of Munich’s Old Town, including its beautiful historical buildings, monuments and hidden gems. Visit the city's top attractions with a Private Guide who is a master storyteller. Discover historical facts, cultural anecdotes and urban legends about Munich, Bavaria and Germany. Start your 2-hour guided walking tour on the Marienplatz, the medieval-era city square featuring the magnificent New Town Hall, the golden statue Mariensäule, and Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall). Step inside St. Peter’s Church, the oldest church in the city whose history dates back even before the city was officially founded. Visit also Asamkirche to admire its lavish, baroque interior swathed in gold leaf, frescoes and stucco. Admire the lavish interiors of St. Michael’s Church and learn about the triumph of Roman Catholicism in Bavaria during the Counter-Reformation. This tour is everything you need to discover essential information about Munich and its rich history and culture. The extended 3-hour tour includes a visit to Frauenkirche, also known as Munich Cathedral. Admire its magnificent architecture and sacred art, including the Assumption of Mary, altarpiece by Peter Candid, and learn about the members of Wittelsbach dynasty who are buried here. The extended walking route also includes additional sights such as the historical city gates Sendlinger Tor and Karlstor, the Wittelsbach Fountain, the Promenade and the Michael Jackson Monument. Choose the 4-hour option to also discover the highlights of Odeonsplatz, a large square developed in the early 19th-century. Hear the infamous story of the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch. Step inside the Theatine Church to admire its Rococo-style interiors with a beautiful high altar, sculptured columns, statues, great and impressive stucco. See the Munich Residenz and the magnificent Bavarian State Opera. Join the 6-hour tour to also visit the city’s top attraction - the Residenz! Explore the entire royal palace and garden complex, including the Residenz Museum and Treasury. Admire lavish architecture and art in the Ancestral Gallery, Porcelain Cabinet, Court Chapel and Royal Apartments. Learn about the former kings of Bavaria and discover royal treasures, including expensive jewels, goldsmith's work, porcelain and so much more.