Manhole cover in Munich

Manhole cover in Munich, Germany

The manhole covers in Munich display the “Münchner Kindl”. It is a character you also see in the city arms. Though in the Bavarian dialect, Münchner Kindl literally means Munich child, the original meaning of the figure was a monk or friar.


Palais Toerring-Jettenbach

Mural at the Palais Toerring-Jettenbach in Munich, Germany 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

Compilation of Munich city arms

This mural at the old town hall tower displays a compilation of seals and coats of arms related to Munich. The dates tell when each emblem was in use.

Old Town Hall of Munich

The Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus) was the domicile of the municipality until 1874. Today, it serves as a building for representative purposes for the city council in Munich.


Fascinating storefront in Munich

Fascinating storefront in Munich, Germany

On my way to the Bavarian State Archaeological Collection I came across this fascinating storefront of a Munich hotel.