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Top hotel location for excursions to Munich city centre and the surrounding area

The TRYP by Wyndham Hotel Munich North is idyllically close to the banks of the Isar and is conveniently located for Munich city centre. The area surrounding the hotel includes the Isar River, the leisure area for Munich residents. The meadow and parks along the banks are ideal for relaxing and playing: The surrounding grassy areas are perfect for hiking, cycling, playing football and climbing around playgrounds. 

Ideal hotel location near Munich

Munich city centre is around 25 km from our hotel. Isartor, Marienplatz and Frauenkirche are particular highlights of the Bavarian metropolis. The Englische Garten is one of the largest town parks in the world. The Chinesischer Turm (Chinese Tower), traditional beer gardens and leisure park makes it a popular meeting place for Munich's residents and visitors.

Munich museums: From the Pinakothek to the Glyptothek

The Alte Pinakothek is considered to be one of the most important museums in the world: It houses masterpieces by painters from medieval times up to the 18th century. In the Neue Pinakothek, the works of Goya and David to van Gogh and Cézanne represent the 20th and 21st centuries. Close to the Pinakothek you can also find the Glyptothek – It is home to the collection of ancient Greek and Roman sculptures.

Culture and events in Munich

The Bayerische Staatsoper is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. As far back as 1700, historic performances met with Europe-wide acclaim. The Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, also known as Gärtnerplatztheater, was founded in the mid 19th century as a public theatre and is the city's second opera house. Internationally recognised events such as the Opernfestspiele (Opera Festival), the Tanzwerkstatt (Dance Factory) and the Münchner Filmfest (Munich Film Festival) attract a lot of visitors to Munich every year.

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TRYP by Wyndham Hotel Munich North
Dietersheimer Strasse 58
85375 Neufahrn bei Freising

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Munich for city trippers, pleasure seekers and strollers

Weißwurst (white sausage), pretzels, Oktoberfest and beer gardens – Munich is definitely one of the most pleasurable cities in Germany. The state capital of Bavaria with its exposed location close to the Alps and its broad cultural offering provides an above-average standard of living. And tourists from all over the world appreciate this. Supported by its top transport connections and Munich Airport, the city is a popular location for national and international guests.

The modern city of Munich offers a lot of sights and attractions in a small area. Marienplatz in Munich's city centre is a popular starting point for a pleasant shopping trip or sightseeing tour. Alte and Neue Pinakothek, Deutsches Museum and the Glyptothek are within easy walking distance. No visit to Munich would be complete without a stroll across the Viktualienmarkt, the "gute Stube von München" (the parlour of Munich) with its speciality stands and delicatessen. The best place to relax after sightseeing is under shady trees in the Englischer Garten and on the banks of the Isar river.

Cultural tips in Munich: Munich for Museum visitors, classical music and film fans

From graphic art to technology, nature, music and history – Munich has an extensive cultural programme. Munich's most important museums which enjoy international renown are definitely the Neue Pinakotek, the Pinakotek der Moderne and Lehnbachhaus. The Alte Pinakothek is home to over 700 paintings dating back to the 14th to 18th century.

Munich has plenty to offer classical music fans. The Bavarian city boasts three international orchestras: the Münchner Philharmoniker (Munich Philharmonic), the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra) and the Bayerische Staatsorchester (Bavarian State Orchestra). The impressive Münchner Opernhaus (Munich Opera House), which is reminiscent of a Greek temple, is one of the most important repertory theatres in the opera scene.

In addition, Munich is an attractive city for film: Around 50 films are produced every year in the Bavarian capital. Bavaria Film Studios offer interesting tours and lets visitors marvel at original sets. "O’zapft is!" (It's tapped! - the cry of the Lord Mayor of Munich when he taps the first beer at the Oktoberfest) – oh yes, the Wiesn, as the Oktoberfest is often referred to, is also a cultural highlight in Munich. Those who find the Oktoberfest too full should visit the Beer & Oktoberfest Museum; it provides a great insight into the world famous spectacle.

Other event highlights in Munich are the Tollwood Festival and the Münchener Opernfestspiele (Munich Opera Festival). And the Münchener Weihnachtsmarkt (Munich Christmas market) at Marienplatz, with its beautiful Christmas tree, enchants visitors from all over the world.

Sightseeing tips in Munich: Munich for lords and ladies of the castle, city trippers and architecture fans

Castles, palaces, churches and monasteries – Munich boasts an impressive array of sightseeing highlights. The former city palace, the Residenz in Munich's city centre exhibits a unique combination of renaissance, baroque, rococo and classicism. Schloss Nymphenburg (Nymphenburg Palace), with its baroque splendour and large garden complex, is one of the largest palaces in Europe.

There are many impressive attractions to marvel at on a stroll through Munich city centre: the Frauenkirche (the cathedral), Marienplatz, home to the Neues Rathaus (New City Hall) and the enchanting chimes of the Glockenspiel, and the Alte Hof, where Louis VI. the Bavarian resided in the 14th century, are not far apart. If you make it up the steps of the Alter Peter is rewarded with an amazing view of the Bavarian metropolis.

One of Munich's top attractions is the Hofbräuhaus – you can experience festive Bavarian culture at its finest in the famous beer hall. And modern Munich also offers an exciting sightseeing programme: As home to the Bavarian car brand BMW, the BMW Museum Munich lets you experience the fascinating world of cars. The unusual design of the Allianzarena, one of the stadiums used in the football world cup 2006 and home ground of FC Bayern Munich, makes it a real eye-catcher for architecture fans. The Olympiapark is one of the city's green oases, along with the Englischer Garten, and is an ideal place to put your feet up and relax after an exciting sightseeing day in Munich.