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.
Marienplatz: the heart of Munich. There’s always something going on in this world-famous square – whether it’s the Christmas market, the city’s anniversary celebrations, the Glockenspiel, championship celebrations for FC Bayern or public gatherings for a variety of occasions.
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
Marienplatz has been the geographical and cultural heart of Munich since 1158. The city square is home to important buildings like the Old and New Town Halls. The picturesque square known as Marienplatz has been at the heart and soul of Munich since the city's foundation.
Marienplatz (English: Mary's Square, i.e. St. Mary, Our Lady's Square) is a central square in the city centre of Munich, Germany. It has been the city's main square since 1158.
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.
Marienplatz square is the focal point of Munich’s city center. I immediately loved Marienplatz’s vibrant energy derived from the shopping and restaurants lining its perimeter, plus the historic buildings that stately stood in the square.
Marienplatz is also home to one of Germany’s most iconic Christmas Markets, making it an even more crucial stop on any visit to Munich in December. With its memorable sites, historical significance, shops, restaurants, no trip to Munich would be complete without a stroll through Marienplatz, a spot that has served as the heart of the city for ...
The Glockenspiel in the New City Hall on Marienplatz has been enchanting visitors and locals for over 100 years. What many do not know is that, every day, real manual work is needed, just as it used to be. Here, we have an exclusive look behind the scenes, in 10 pictures.
The webcams at Marienplatz, the Hauptbahnhof main train station, Olympia park (Olympic Park) and the Flaucher river bank broadcast live images from Munich day and night. Simply click on the webcam you’d like to view at the top left and enjoy an authentic impression of Munich’s top attractions through the live images and live webcams.