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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 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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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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Is it legal to sleep in a parked car on the streets of Munich?

Oktoberfest is the world's largest beer festival held annually in Munich, Germany. Being the largest beer festival means accommodation during the festival is either super-expensive or hard to book ...
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How severe will language problem be in Germany?

I have to visit Munich, Germany for a couple of weeks this month for business purpose. I am absolutely ignorant about German language. Although I won't be interacting with the locals much, I'll have ...
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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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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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Can I live in Munich - Germany for a month with 500 Eur

I have to travel Munich Germany (specifically: Hansastraße) and live for a period of 3 months. I have 500 Eur/ Month stipend. So, can I live? Is it possible to manage Food (pure-veg), Accommodation ...
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Public shower options in Munich?

Now that I've made sure that sleeping in a parked car is legal in Munich, I need to find a place to shower during our stay. Is it possible to take a shower somewhere in Munich for less than 10EUR? ...
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Is the Munich Hbf Left Luggage facility available 24 hours?

Is the Munich Hbf Left Luggage storage facility operational 24 hrs? I have a night train to Venice on a Sunday night at 11 30PM and would want to claim my bag at 9PM from the storage section that I ...
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Berlin to Munich in 5 Days [closed]

My wife and I are going to spend our anniversary in Germany in May. We are flying into Berlin and out of Munich, and we have 5 days to get from one place to the other. What would be a good general ...
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Is Oktoberfest in Munich a dog-friendly event?

We are thinking of stopping in Munich on our way to Italy from Scotland on the 4th October (the last day of Oktoberfest this year [2015]). As Oktoberfest will be on, we were wondering if it's ...
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ITALY: Missed the train due to wrong information provided by the seller

me and my wife are travelling from Munich to Venice. Having bought tickets directly from Trenitalia with Smart tariff (www.trenitalia.it), and seeing that the train Euro Night 463 is to depart at 23:...
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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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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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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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How early should I get to the Oktoberfest tents to get in without a reservation?

Oktoberfest tents are super-crowded and it's recommended that people arrive early. However several websites disagree over what 'early' is. Oktoberfest.de says: Of course you can also enter the ...
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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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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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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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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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Where to buy the best tour to Neuschwanstein castle?

We are going to visit Neuschwanstein castle in September. And can`t choose the tour agent to buy this day tour from Munich. Did anybody take such tour from Munich and can recommend us what to choose? ...
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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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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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Places worth visiting by train from Munich to Berlin [closed]

My partner and I are planning to take a train from Munich to Berlin and stop over at a few cities on the way. As it will be our first time visiting Germany for 7 days, can you please advise which is ...
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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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Where can you park a camper in Munich?

I am going to Munich (Oktoberfest) tonight in my camper. Does anyone have any suggestions on where to park/sleep in Munich? Ideally I would like to park for free. Obviously I will not be able to park ...
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First time travelling alone - transit Munich airport, terminal 2

I am 13 and it will be my first time travelling alone. I have a few questions related to my transit flight. I am flying from Dublin->Munich->Sofia(Bulgaria) and I have my layover in Munich airport so: ...
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How to buy tickets for the EN 499 (Lisinski) train online?

There is a Euronight 499 train from Munich to Zagreb, departing at 23:50 daily. What is the price for that journey (one-way, cheap seats) and how can I book it online?
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What way people get to Oktoberfest in Munich?

I watched weblinks from Wikipedia, there are some links to sites about this festival. I read on them that auto is bad variant to go there. Flights from Moscow to Munich isn't a problem, but what to do ...
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What kind of food is served inside the Oktoberfest tents and at what price?

I'm trying to budget a multi-day trip to Oktoberfest and I'm unable to find the tents' food menu for last year. The beers were priced at ~10EUR, as mentioned by multiple websites, but nobody seems to ...
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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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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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Single day trip from Munich to Liechtenstein

I am planning for a 1 day trip to Liechtenstein. I have found a way to get there by first going to Lindau and then to Schaan or Vaduz. Now my questions: 1) Is there any cheaper and time saving route ...
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Options for cheap, private month-long stay in Munich

I would like to travel to Munich for a month and am considering accommodation. I realize that hostels are very cheap, but I would be willing to pay more for a private room. Renting an apartment for a ...
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Breakfast places in Munich that open at 6AM or earlier on the weekends?

It seems that visitors should queue as early as 8AM in order to get into the Oktoberfest tents on the weekends without a reservation. This means breakfast must be completed before 7AM to leave enough ...
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Amazon/Ebay pickup locations in Frankfurt/Munich/Vienna airport?

Are there any pickup locations in/near Frankfurt/Munich/Vienna airport for Amazon/Ebay?
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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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Day trip to Zugspitze, from Munich

I am planning to visit Munich at the beginning of the next month. I will be staying there three to four days. One of my main attraction is to have a one day trip to Zugspitze. I am interested to know ...
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Bayern/Bavaria Ticket purchased is valid only for the itinerary mentioned?

I have purchased a Bayern Ticket to use in Munich for a day of travel from Munich Hbf to Neuschwanstein castle and back. I missed ticking the "local transport" option while booking and have obtained ...
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What is the best bus route to travel from Salzburg to Munich by public transportation regarding the refugee issue [closed]

2 months ago, I booked a hotel in Salzburg and didn't expect the refugee problem. Can anybody let me know the current status, because I will have a route to take bus from Salzburg to Munich on 6th ...
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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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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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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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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 kind of clothing is suitable to stay in Munich from June to September?

If I were to stay in Munich, Germany for 3 months (June to Sept), what kind of clothing would be comfortable given the summer/autumn conditions?
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Is five hours between flights in Munich enough to visit the city?

I have five hours and fifteen minutes between flight landing to next flight in Munich. Is this enough time to have a quick trip into the city? If I check my bag in all the way to Barcelona from ...
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How can I identify a good beer garden in Munich (Germany)? [closed]

I am planning to visit Munich soon and the most consistent piece of advice I have gotten is that I have to visit some beer gardens while I am there. However, I have been warned that, other than the ...
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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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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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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 ...