Frauenkirche in Munich

The Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady (Frauenkirche), also known as Münchner Dom, is the largest church in Munich, the capital city of Bavaria. I took this view after climbing up the tower of another church called St. Peter.

Palais Toerring-Jettenbach

This is one of numerous murals you can find in the columned hall of the Palais Toerring-Jettenbach in Munich. This building, also known as the Palais an der Oper, is located at the Max-Joseph-Platz next to the Munich Residence and to the Bavarian State Opera.

Coat of arms of Munich

This mural at the tower of the old town hall displays a compilation of seals and coat of arms related to Munich. The dates tell when each emblem was in use. The Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus) was the domicile of the municipality until 1874. Today it serves as a building for representative purposes for…

Manhole cover in Munich

The manhole covers in Munich display the ‘Münchner Kindl‘, who is also in mentioned in the city arms. Though in the Bavarian dialect Münchner Kindl simply means Munich child, the original meaning of the figure was a monk or friar.

Locomotive DB 103 245-7 in Munich

On my return trip from Constance (Konstanz)  I came across this rare instance of a locomotive DB Class 103. At that time (Mai 2014) only three of them were still in use for regular trains. I especially love the design and the colour scheme of this classic locomotive class. [German]

ICE family at Munich Central Station

Before entering the Eurocity to Bregenz I came across these two generations of the great ICE trains. Reminds a bit of father (ICE 2) and daughter (ICE T), doesn’t it?

Olympic tower in Munich

The Olympic tower (Olympiaturm) of Munich is situated in the Olympiapark. From the revolving restaurant, I had a great view of some sights of Munich, e.g. the Olympiastadion and the BMW museum.