About Munich in Germany
Located along the Isar River, near the Bavarian Alps in the centre of Europe, Munich is capital of the of Bavaria
and the largest city in the south of Germany. It is a major center of finance, commerce, industry, transportation, media communications, and culture. It has
a moderate climate, with neither too cold in winter nor too hot in summer. Nowadays, it has a population of around 1.3 million residents.
Munich is the leading destination for foreign visitors in Europe. The city of Munich has a large number of
museums and galleries, which are ranging from the past and up to today. The Old Pinakothek houses many paintings by great masters including Rembrandt, Rubens and Leonardo da Vinci, from Europe during the 14th - 18th century, which has gained a worldwide reputation. The New Pinakothek presents European paintings and sculpture during the 18th and 19th century. The Municipal Gallery has a fine collection of Paintings of the "Blaue Reiter" movement. The State Gallery of Modern Art showcases the paintings and artworks
from the 20th Century up to the present. The Glyptothek hosts the ancient art of the Greeks and Roman.
The Deutsches Museum is the largest technical and natural science museums in Europe. Other museums include Bavarian National Museum,
the Modern Pinakothek, the German Museum and so on. Munich also houses a variety of historic buildings. In the center of city, there is the Marienplatz square where the Old and the New Town Hall are located. The Peterskirche near Marienplatz is one of the oldest church of the city. The Michaelskirche is one of the largest renaissance church in Germany. There are two large baroque palaces in Nymphenburg.
Munich is a green city full of numerous parks. The Englischer Garten is one of the world's largest urban public parks. Other tourist attractions include The Frauenkirche, Asamkirche, Residenz and National Theatre, Glyptothek, Maximilianeum and Hofgarten.