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Munich and Bavaria?
Munich is the jewel of Germany - a vibrant, fun and fascinating city.
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Due to the sickness that's ravaging the world right now 2020 is, of course, not shaping up to be a good time to travel.
All major events, including the Octoberfest, have been cancelled and few places to visit are actually open.
We’re all trying to get through this in the best way we can, and one thing we can do is hope for a brighter future and dream of what we’d like to do when the world gets back to some sort of normality.
Hopefully, for many of you, that will involve visiting the most beautiful part of the world - Munich and Bavaria!
Businesses that rely on tourism will need our support more than ever after this, so let’s start planning (slowly at least!) and keep dreaming :)
•Status: Capital of Bavaria, the biggest
and richest state in Germany.
•Population: 1.5 million
•Known for: Oktoberfest, lederhosen, BMW,
in ’72, birthplace of the beer garden
•Language spoken: German and a local
dialect called Boarisch
•Useful phrases: -Grüss Gott (formal hello),
-Servus (informal hello, goodbye),
-Gut schaust du aus (you look great),
-Noh a Moss, bitte! (One more litre mug of beer,
-Hast du ’was Klopapier? (Have you got any loo
•Famous past residents: Vladimir Lenin,
Lola Montez, Freddie Mercury, Joseph Ratzinger (former Pope), Lou Bega
•Currency: The Euro € . One Euro equals about 1.06 US
dollars, 0.85 British pounds, 1.42 Australian dollars and 2.32 Tonga Pa'anga
•Common souvenirs: Beer steins, lion
dolls, Oktoberfest hats
•Quote: "Today is the good old times of
tomorrow"–Munich comic Karl Valentin
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Hi, I'm Stu, journalist and lover of all things Munich and Bavaria. This website is 100 per cent independent, up-to-date and designed to help you with your visit to this beautiful corner of Germany.
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