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  2. Marienplatz - Wikipedia

    The Mariensäule is a Marian column located on the Marienplatz in Munich, Germany. Mary is revered here as Patrona Bavariae (Latin: Protector of Bavaria ). It was erected in 1638 to celebrate the end of Swedish occupation during the Thirty Years' War , following a respective vow by Duke Elector Maximilian I of Bavaria if the ducal residential cities of Munich and Landshut were spared from war destruction.

  3. Marienplatz in Munich: What makes it so special -

    Marienplatz is the center of Munich and the perfect starting point for a visit to the Bavarian capital: The magnificent New City Hall on the north side dominates the square-shaped plaza

  4. Marienplatz in Munich:The Complete Guide - TripSavvy

    Marienplatz. Address. Marienplatz, 80331 München, Germany. Web Visit website. Munich's Marienplatz (which translates to "St. Mary’s Square") is the city's most famous square. Located in the heart of the Altstadt (old town), it is the best place to start a tour of Munich with many interesting things to see and do, and it is in walking distance to even more must-see attractions of Munich.

  5. Marienplatz: the heart of the city | simply Munich

    Marienplatz has been known by its current name since 9 October 1854 when it was renamed after the Virgin Mary following a cholera epidemic. Before that the square was known as the Schrannenplatz after the South German word for grain on account of the market that used to be held there. The aim of the new name was to bring an end to the outbreak.

  6. Marienplatz. The picturesque square known as Marienplatz has been at the heart and soul of Munich since the city's foundation. While its current name owes its origins to the famous Marian Column located in the centre of the square, it was originally called Schrannenplatz, or Grain Market Square, as it was the main marketplace in the Middle Ages.

  7. Marienplatz (Munich) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

    Marienplatz is the city's main square and the location of both the new and the old town hall. A very busy square where several shopping streets meet and hordes of people gather to watch the famous Glockenspiel. The obvious centerpiece of this square is the New Town Hall with its pinnacles and towers. It was completed in 1905 in neo-gothic style.

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