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The third largest city in Germany, and the capital of the state of Bavaria. München in German.

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Is there an 1-hour guide at the Deutsches Museum?

In British Museum, you can get a map (the one with the magnificent Parthenon marbles on the cover) that list the must-see exhibits of the museum in an hour. Is there something similar in the ...
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Ticket Booking in Nightjet

I have booked a ticket from Munich to Venice on nightjet for two adults. While booking on Nightjet's website, they asked only for name of one passenger. Since I am not a citizen of either Germany or ...
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Is a 6 hour layover at Munich enough to travel to Connollystraße 21 & be back?

Travelling from Delhi to NY via Munich where I have a layover of 6 hours. How long does it take to exit airport to Munich city considering that immigration would stamp my entry ? Can I travel to ...
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Do I need a visa for a layover in Germany if I have a type C Schengen visa for Spain? [duplicate]

So I'm gonna travel to Spain next Monday from Japan and I'm a Philippine passport holder but residence here in Japan. I got my type C schengen visa single entry from the Spanish embassy. My itinerary ...
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Do I need a visa for a layover in Germany if I have a type C Schengen visa for Spain? [duplicate]

So I'm going to travel to Spain and I have a type C Schengen visa. I have a 5 hour layover in Munich Germany and need to collect my baggage and re check in again there, do I need a visa for Germany?
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Can I take a boxed bicycle on a German train?

I will be arriving in Munich airport with my bicycle in a box (approx 140cm x 60 cm x 20 cm), can this be taken on the train to the city? (specifically the S1 or S8 trains)
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Getting USD cash in Munich on UK cards

This question relates to foreign exchange from GBP (on suitable international UK debit card eg Monzo) to USD whilst being in Munich. I believe I can withdraw EUR from an ATM and then go to a foreign ...
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München to Thierhaupten

How can I go from München to Thierhaupten cheaply?I am a student and I am looking for a easy and safe way to travel. Would be so helpful if someone could offer me advice
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Price Difference of Train from Aachen to Munich

I want to travel from Aachen to Munich on 24th Jan, 2018. I have checked price on GoEuro.com. Prices of train started from 36$ to 150$. and I also checked on DB train website it is approx starting ...
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Can I buy only the wine glass in the Munich Christmas market?

In Munich, GER, I plan to visit the Christmas market for some Glühwein (hot wine). From what I read, you can return your glass and get a portion of the price back. The glass is somewhat a souvenir. ...
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Is it safe to drink tap water in Germany? [duplicate]

I just arrived in Germany for the 4th time. I made tea in break of the work meeting, and at the very end of it, I found small solid pieces... I thought that the cup was too old and maybe was starting ...
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Transfer at Munich [duplicate]

We are travelling to Dusseldorf next April have booked tickets from Singapore Flight LH791 to Dusseldorf which takes us through Munich. The flight has just been updated - arriving now Munich at 05:...
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Do buses run on May 1st in Bavaria?

I am interested in landing in München (Munich) on 1st of May, and then taking the bus to Ingolstadt. Does the bus operate on 1 May (since I am only interested in Airport-ZOB Ingolstadt)? This is a ...
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Break journey at Munich [duplicate]

I am travelling from Canada to Mumbai next month via Munich in AIr Canada. I would like to take one day break at Munich, for a sight seeing. What all are the formalities for this?. Do i need a ...
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Advantage of visiting two Nazi concentration camps? [closed]

I visited the Sachsenhausen (Saxon House) concentration camp last year, when I was in Berlin. I am likely to be in Munich next year. Is there much to be gained from visiting Dachau as well? Or are the ...
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S-Bahn online ticket

I will be travelling to Germany for the first time for a concert. I'll be in Munich and I want to get from Hackerbrücke to Rosenheimer Platz. Is it possible to buy an online ticket the for S-Bahn from ...
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How to find a restaurant serving Halal food in Munich

I am heading off to Munich this Sunday and I will be staying there for a month. My office is at the Landsberger Street and my residence at Shwere-Reiter-Straße. Does anyone know how to find some halal ...
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Munich Airport to Manching

I want to go from MUC to Manching, but it seems that gmaps couldn't find a transit (train, bus, etc.). Does anyone knows a way to go there (it seems that Uber is not an option, and I do not know how ...
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Transfer to train in Munich

I will be arriving in Munich at 5:10 am from Mexico and then I have to catch a train to Vienna at 6:21 am. Is this enough time to go through customs, immigration, pick up my luggage and then walk to ...
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Transit in Munich Airport Terminal 2

I am thinking about buying 2 separate tickets for a connecting flight on Munich Airport - the first one operated by Lufthansa and the second by TAP Air Portugal, hence both belonging to Star Alliance ...
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Overstaying 2 days, Visa still valid

I am staying in Poland for a conference. Afterwards, I was planning to stay for pleasure. I purchased the tickets and applied for a visa, and got 7 days visa. Yet my tickets were issued from the 7th ...
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Is 1.5 hour layover at Frankfurt enough to connect to Munich?

My flight goes BOS - FRA - MUC - BOM I have a 1.5 hour layover at Frankfurt to get through border control to Lufthansa's terminal to take my flight to Munich. Is that sufficient ? I've only found ...
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Booked a hotel in Munich, and the hotel canceled it. Any recourse?

I booked 2 hotel rooms in Munich a while back for a couple of day during Oktoberfest. The rate I received was 77 € a night. Yesterday, 3 days before I'm supposed be there, they canceled the rooms. I ...
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How early to arrive for connecting flight at Munich airport?

I have an 8-hour layover at Munich airport on September 16. I plan to go out to Munich city center. How early should I return for my connecting flight? The flight leaves at 15:35 and the luggage will ...
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Luggage lockers at Munich central bus station (ZOB) - what are the prices and payment methods?

My friend will be arriving Munich Hbf on Saturday 1000. He has a Flixbus to Prag at 2345. The official ZOB website states that lockers are available. I have a few questions: What are the prices for ...
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How to buy a weekly ticket for Munich public transport?

I often travel to Munich and figured it would be more cost effective to get a weekly ticket. The official website mentions you can do so at most ticket machines by purchasing a ticket called the ...
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Why did Lufthansa stop flying between Istanbul and Munich?

I had some flights with Lufthansa from Istanbul (IST) to Munich (MUC) about 2 years ago. There were several flights a day, but there isn't any for a while. Why did Lufthansa stop flying between ...
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I have a flight + connection on same ticket - can I book a separate first leg of the journey and still use the connecting flight booked prior?

I am flying later on in the year from Dublin->Munich and have a 1 hour only layover, and then connecting to Tokyo. All the flights were booked on Expedia through the same Lufthansa ticket. I am ...
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Publicly-accessible electric sockets in Munich to charge dead devices?

Are there any places where I can find a publicly-available electric socket in Munich? I'm trying to charge my dead mobile device.
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Where can I find a map of paid street parking zones in Munich?

Some parts of Munich have street parking which is either charged by the hour or only available to local residents. People traveling to Munich by car might be interested in finding out the parking ...
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What is the most comprehensive website for booking parking spots in Munich/Bavaria?

For work purposes I need to stay in a suburban city near Munich that has very limited public transport. I am therefore using a car to get around. Occasionally I need to drive into Munich city center ...
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Traditional vegetarian dishes in Bavaria?

I'm off to Munich for a 3-day trip and I wonder what are some traditional vegetarian Bavarian dishes that I should not miss to taste? Is there any?
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What are the most common tourist scams in Germany, specifically in Munich and Berlin? [closed]

I've been to a few Asian and Europian countries which were filled with lots of tourist scams/traps; from sim card, taxi, coffee, to string people and even fake police officers. I wonder, is this also ...
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Tools to find best-value options for public transportation and internet access in Munich

I'm off to Munich in a few days and I'll be staying for 3 days. I'd like to know what are the tools to find my best value options for airport-to-city, in-city and city-to-airport public transportation?...
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Train ticket in Munich for round trip from airport

I have 10 hours connection in Munich and I'd like to spend them in the city instead of the airport. Can somebody suggest me a type of ticket to buy to go from airport to the city by train return ...
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Munich - how can I quickly figure out which station belongs to what ring?

I'm looking for a resource (web app, phone app or whatever) where I can quickly check which S-bahn or U-bahn station belong to a particular Ring. I'm asking because here's what it looks like ...
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How to reach Munich Airport early in the day from Munich Central Bus Station using public transport?

I am travelling to Paris via Munich and I will reach Munich Central Bus Station at 7:00 AM. From there I have to travel around 40 km to Munich Airport within about 1½ hours. It will be too costly to ...
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Do trains in Europe run on Christmas day?

My wife and I will be in Europe (Munich, Lucerne, Vienna, Prague) from just before Christmas to just after New Year's. If I have done my research right - it looks like trains will be running all of ...
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Baggage Allowance with Qatar Economy (N) class?

I am confused on Qatar Baggage Allowance, my onward journey from India to Germany was 30K with class Economy / O and my return from Germany to India Economy / N Class and baggage allowance mentioned ...
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Any free WiFi facility in Germany (Munich and Frankfurt Central Stations) or any closed place nearby?

A friend of mine is travelling to Germany next week and looking for internet facility there. Is there any free WiFi access in Germany mainly in Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and Munich (München Hauptbahnhof)?...
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Is tap water in Munich safe to drink? If so, why do locals buy bottled water?

Before moving to Munich I did some research about the water. According to different sources, the water quality in Munich is very good and there is no problem drinking it. But every time I'm in a ...
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Can I transit through Germany with an unused Schengen-visa issued by Spain?

I am a Indian citizen, traveling to Mexico via Frankfurt (from Mumbai) with a multiple-entry Spanish Schengen visa. (The return journey would be Mexico-Munich-Mumbai.) As per official Mexican Visa ...
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Is Berlin and Munich doable in a single weekend? [closed]

I am planning to visit Berlin and Munich from Frankfurt from 23rd Sept to 25 Sept. I know this is really tight trip, but i have only one weekend and i am ok with covering only the main attractions. I ...
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India - Munich - Brussels - Freetown and back, is Schengen Visa Type A enough?

I have plans to go to Sierra Leone from India and I am an Indian citizen. I have got Schengen Visa Type A with Multiple Entry. On Google it says that I cannot leave international transit area. Will ...
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How can you get to Munich city centre from MUC terminal 2 and how long does it take?

I have few hours layover at the Munich airport and I'd like to go to the city centre. My first flight arrives at 10.00 and the second one departs at 15.25, all local times. I am an Bulgarian citizen, ...
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How to reach Munich Hbf from Munich's Airport (Terminal 2)? Disabled person

Recently I asked here a question about reaching Marktoberdorf from Munich's Airport. @user24582 gave me very helpful information and links. I contacted Mobility service of the Deutsche Bahn and ...
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What's the proper etiquette for visiting the German Biergartens?

I passed through Munich last year and stopped at one of the biergartens. Well I tried. It was absolutely packed, it took forever to find a seat. At least one I could sit at. Seems like there's lots of ...
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Why has this dress been met with surprise at the Oktoberfest in Munich?

We are Brazilians and we have been in Oktoberfest, so my wife made a dress here in Brazil trying to do something close to the Dirndl dress, but during the entire party the people looked a lot to her ...
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Going from Berlin to Munich by car [closed]

I have one day to go from Berlin to Nuremberg (hotel checkin until 22hs). And next day going to Munich (hotel checking until 21hs) Which stops do you recommend? Would be it ok to go from Berlin to ...
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Cheapest train travel from Innsbruck to Munich via Mittenwald

We intend to travel from Innsbruck (Austria) to Munich (Germany) via Mittenwald which is reputed as a scenic train route between the two countries. Please advise the cheapest way to do this.