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WHAY MUNICH IS WORTH LIVING IN


If you enjoy relaxing outside, then go to the beautiful English Garden, where you can sun on the lawn or socialize with the students and young people around you. If you want someplace quieter, then go to the north of the English Garden where you will find nice silent places to hide from the bustle of the city. If water is more your thing, then go to the south of Munich and the Isar, or close to the Flaucher. There you will find diverse groups barbecuing and enjoying the sun, such as families with kids, punks, singles, dog-owners, cyclists, etc. Of course you could also go rafting on the river Isar. Munich’s residential areas have beautiful parks, such as the Ostpark or the Westpark, with its beautiful Rose Garden, open-air cinema and attractive lakes.

If you are athletic, then there are many training possibilities. You could visit the Olympiapark in the north of Munich, which is one of the parks where the City of Munich provides a public sports programme. There are also large fields for playing soccer with your friends, bicycle trails through all the city and surroundings, and lots of public swimming pools, climbing halls and sports clubs. There’s even the Eisbach wave which was the birthplace of "river surfing".

Munich also contains a wide range of shops and boutiques, from the alternative boutiques around Gärtnerplatz to the usual shops around Marienplatz and the luxurious shops in the Theatiner and Maximilanstr. You can take breaks at one of the many different cafes, terraces, or restaurants, or at one of Munich's beautiful beer gardens. If you want to enjoy Munich’s long cultural history, then you have a variety of choices. There are the art galleries such as the three Pinakotheks, the Lenbachhaus, the Glyptothek as well as the famous Haus der Kunst. For a classic evening's entertainment, you can go to one of the numerous theatres like the Kammerspiele or Volkstheater. For a classical concert, opera or ballet you can choose the Philharmonie, the Gärtnerplatztheater, or the Deutsches Theater, or Nationaltheater.

Munich has also many museums related to science and technology, as can be expected from Germany’s center of industry and engineering. The Deutsches Museum is the world largest science and technology museum, while the BMW Museum and Verkehrzentrum museum focus on vehicular technology. The Museum Of Man And Nature and the botanic gardens display the spectacular diversity of nature.

Even if you prefer more alternative forms of entertainment, Munich still has you covered!! Young, alternative artists show their works at places like Domagkgelände or the Kunstakademie, play jazz music in the Unterfahrt or tell their stories in the Metronom Theater. Top acts come through Munich, from huge acts in large venues such as the Olympiastadion to smaller intimate shows at Backstage, 8Below, or Feierwerk.

It’s also worth mentioning that Munich has a perfect location; in approximately 30 minutes you can reach Germany's most beautiful lakes such as the Starnbergersee, in one hour you can be hiking or skiing in Germany's Alps and in less than 4 hours you can reach foreign countries like Italy, Austria or Switzerland. The weather is another strong point of Munich, where the sun will be shining while the rest of Germany is covered in fog. Also important to know is that the crime rate is very low and you don't have to fear walking home alone at night. Last but not least it’s good to know that one of the best soccer teams on earth, "FC Bayern München" plays here, at the modern and famous Allianz Arena.