Dachau Concentration Camp

This was a great experience. Everyone should relive what took place here. It should never happen again! This is a pic of the incinerator room. Sad.

Hofbräuhaus Beer House

Munich’s famous “hofbrauhaus” was founded in 1589 by the Duke of Bavaria. It was originally founded as the brewery to the old Royal Residence, which at that time was situated just around the corner from where the beer hall stands today. The beer quickly became quite popular thanks to the first brewer, Heimeran Pongratz, and […]

Four Additional Notable Munich Sites

Marientplaz has been the city’s central square since 1158. WOW! Königplatz was used during the Third Reich as a square for the Nazi Party’s mass rallies. The Brown House, the national headquarters of the Nazi Party in Germany was located at 45 Brienner Straße close to the square. Two “Honor Temples” were erected at the […]

Dachau Concentration Camp

On March 22, 1933, a few weeks after Adolf Hitler had been appointed Reich Chancellor, a concentration camp for political prisoners was set up in Dachau. This camp served as a model for all later concentration camps and as a “school of violence” for the SS men under whose command it stood. In the twelve […]

Munich, Germany

Munich is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, behind Berlin and Hamburg. About 1.5 million people live within the city limits. The year 1158 is assumed to be the foundation […]

Munich’s Giant Television Tower

The Munich Olympic Tower (Munich’s television tower) blasts enough power from its radio and TV antennas to be heard as far as the Upper Palatinate, Swabia, Lower Bavaria, and even into Austria. Wow, that’s a lot of juice! Millions of people tune in everyday to listen to classical music, opera, or the news, either by […]

Viktualienmarkt with its Maypole

Viktualienmarkt is Munich’s famous food market. With its maypole and its stalls covered with gaily coloured awnings, this has been Munich’s central market since 1807. The booths and shops sell local vegetables, flowers, fish, fruit, herbs, cheese and drinks as well as some goods from other countries and some crafts. A very interesting place to […]

Frauenkirche Church

The Frauenkirche (full name Dom zu Unserer Lieben Frau, “Cathedral of Our Dear Lady”) is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising and seat of its Archbishop. It is a landmark and is considered a symbol of the Bavarian capital city. The […]

Munich’s 1972 Olympic Stadium

The Olympic area is an area of Munich, in German known as Olympiagelände. This area has its place forever in history as the turning point of peace and terrorism. Less than 30 years after the Holocaust and the defeat of Nazi Germany, the the young Federal Republic of Germany hosted the 20th Summer Olympics and […]

First Stop, Munich!

Munich is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, behind Berlin and Hamburg. About 1.5 million [3] people live within the city limits. The year 1158 is assumed to be the […]