Munich is the capital and the 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 1.42 million people live within the city limits. Munich was the host
city of the 1972 Summer
Olympics. Modern Munich is a financial and publishing hub, and a frequently top-ranked destination
for migration and expatriate location in livability rankings. For economic
and social innovation, the city
was ranked 15th globallyout of 289 cities in 2010. In 2010, Monocle, lifestyle
magazine, ranked Munich
as the world's most livable city.
Munchen Main Railway Station and street car in Munchen city
One destination, one ticket:
A traveler can get a ticket that is tailored to your precise journey on
the underground of Munchen.
The Nymphenburg Palace (German: Schloss Nymphenburg), located in Munich, Bavaria, southern
Germany was the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria.
Main approach to Nymphenburg Palace
Schloss Nymphenburg, Munchen. Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Bavaria
A garden of Nymphenburg Palace and the central pavilion
Ceiling fresco in the Steinerner Saal
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The Munich Residenz (Munich Residence) is the former royal palace of the
Bavarian monarchs in
the centre of the city of Munich, Germany. The Residenz is the largest city palace in Germany
and is today open to visitors for its architecture, room decorations, and
displays from the former
View on Residenz and Hofgarten, Munich, Bavaria
(L) The entrance to Residenz (R) The Renaissance Antiquarium of the Residenz
The Neoclassical rooms of the Kings of Bavaria
(L) Banners with the colours of Munich (left) and Bavaria (right) with
the Frauenkirche in the background
(R) Bombing damage to the Altstadt. Note the roofless and pockmarked Altes
Rathaus looking up the Tal.
The roofless Heilig-Geist-Kirche is on the right of the photo.
Its spire, without the copper top, is behind the church.
The Talbruck gate tower is missing completely - Wikipedia.
(L) This building is unified with yellow color, which is located near the
(R) A mechanical doll at the city hall building, Munchen
The New City Hall and Marienplatz
A well-known underground Ratskeller Munchen
(L) Marienplatz subway station (R) Munich is famous for its breweries and
the wheat beer, which is a speciality
Munich Internationl Airport
Munich Airport, photographed from satellite.
Why is smoking generally banned at Munich Airport? The strictest smoking
ban in Germany is
n force in Bavaria, despite massive protests. Failure to comply will result in fines for smokers
and restaurant owners. Fines range from 5 euros to 1,000 euros. For the
restaurants at the
airport, the strict smoking ban wasenforced. Smoking is permitted only
outdoors, which means
outside the entrances and in the outdoor area of the Munich Airport Center. Ashtrays are
available at those locations.
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This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The photographs were taken in June 2013, the article was written in July
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.
Smoking Ban in Germany in 2013