Munich is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. With a population of about 1.3 million, Munich is the third-largest city in Germany. Munich is an important center of higher
education, banking and the films and media industry. It is also the home of world-famous
beers. Every year Munich plays host to more than 3 million tourists from all over the
The city has several important art museums, among them the Alte
Pinakothek, Neue Pinakothek, and the Pinakothek der Moderne.
Famous tourist attractions include the the Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Lady), English Garden, the Deutsches Museum (Science Museum), and the
Rathaus-Glockenspiel, pictures below.
Perhaps Munich's most famous attraction is the Oktoberfest, a 2-week-long fair with many rides and several very large beer tents.
The Olympiaturm (Olympic Tower) was built for the 1972 Summer Olympics.