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Asam's Church, Munich

Munich is both the largest and capital city of the Bavarian State.  After Berlin and Hamburg, it is the third largest cities in the entire country and a vital part of Germany's economy in various sectors.  Many car enthusiasts already make the instant association between Munich and BMW which is one of the most influential companies in the area.  The city is famous for hosting popular annual events like Oktoberfest which was first held in 1810 to honour the marriage of Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.  Booking you accommodation at Munich Airport will need to be done well in advance if you are planning on attending such a popular event. You can compare prices of top class hotels like the Holiday Inn Express Munich Airport Oberding and the Sheraton Muenchen Airport Hotel with smaller, and possibly cheaper options from smaller hotels and inns.

Munich: medieval town to popular tourist destination

Munich is assumed to have been founded in 1158 but it wasn't until 1175 that it was granted city status.  Over the years, the city has grown from a little known medieval town to one of the pillars of German history and society.  It was even home to influential figures such as Albert Einstein, Pope Benedict XVI and Freddie Mercury.  Munich has been home to some of the most important people in history from intellects, artists and poets to nobility and Nobel Prize winners.

Tourists and residents can enjoy the rich history and impact of these important people by visiting places like the Pinakothek art museum that holds fascinating works of art from the 14th to the 18th century.

Asam's Church (Asamkirche) is as much a museum as it is a site of historic importance.  It was built in the 1700s by brothers Cosmas Damian and Egid Quirin Asam.  They vowed to build this church if they avoided a frightening shipwreck.  They surely did and, today, visitors can enjoy frequenting it and enjoying everything it holds.

In contrast to the many fine architectural buildings in Munich, you will also find places like the Allianz Arena.  As you make your way through the city, it is this very contrast of building styles that shows you how Munich has developed over the years and the various restoration projects that took place after troublesome times and war.  Booking your hotel room near the airport will give you added convenience upon arrival and departure while hotels in Munich CBD will likely have an even better view of the city.

Free attractions in Munich

We are all looking for a cheap holiday and the cheap hotels in Munich, along with free activities, make this a reality.  A visit to places like the English Garden, for example, won't cost you a thing.  Despite its name, however, this garden is very much an international exhibit and hosts a Greek Temple, Japanese tea house and a Chinese pagoda. 

Access to the BMW Welt is also free of charge and this is the place to be if you want to see the latest in automotive technology and design.

A stroll around the Viktualienmarkt or the Christmas Market (Christkindlmarkt), if you visit Munich during the festive season, is free.  Of course, you will most likely be tempted to buy a few tasty treats and maybe pick up a souvenir for home so don't forget your wallet.