Dates: The organisers of this market have recreated a farming village in the Emperor's Court of the Munich Residenz, the former Bavarian seat of government. This Christmas market is situated at one of the southern gates to what used to be the fortified walls of the city in the Middle Ages. This smaller market has been going since the mids. This market tries hard to recreate the atmosphere of what the original Munich Christmas markets must have been like, with music, handmade stalls and stallholders dressed in clothing from the Middle Ages.
The popular beer garden around the Chinese Tower in the English Gardens public park is the location for this Christmas market. S chwabing is situated to the north of the city centre and is known as a lively student section of the city, with plenty of bars, nightlife and activity. Pink Christmas is an initiative from the gay and lesbian community of the city, although all visitors are welcome to this lively market. There is a regular show programme at Take advantage of the city's gardens. It may be getting on for winter and Christmas, but Munich's open spaces are its pride and joy, from the Hofgarten to the Englischer Garten to the gardens at Nymphenburg Castle.
Bavaria is famous for its beer. Munich is the capital of Bavaria and thus has some very fine beer halls. And don't forget the local food, either. Things that turn and whistle and grind. The Deutsches Museum near the centre is one of Europe's finest museums. It specialises in science and technology and you could, as they say, spend days in there. Munich International Airport is located to the northeast of the city just under 30km away from the centre.
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