TripAdvisor Reviews Ludwig Munich
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... concentration camp, opening in 1933 as a
prison for political opponents of the Nazi Party. They say 40,000 died
here, however this is an estimate due to the secrecy of the camps' administration, meaning more may have died.
The site is free to go to, but we paid to have a 2.5 hour tour with Berndt,
whose father actually served in World War Two for the Germans. He was a
fantastic tour guide (he kept making jokes that we Australians were too
... same square as the new town hall, and just to cause some confusion, the new town hall is actually older! The old town hall was rebuilt in the 1950s after being destroyed by the war, whereas the new town hall was built in 1908 and survived the war.
The square gets it's name after the end of the 30 years war. The duke of Bavaria at the time was Maximilian I. When the Sweeds invaded, he knew his army wasn't good enough (mainly because he could only afford to pay them in ...
My time in Munich was spent with my mom and I driving through the huge English Garden. With the threat of rain, we decided to go to the museum quarter of the city, where three amazing art museums are all right next to each other: the Alte Pinakothek, Neue Pinakothek and the Pinakothek der Moderne. Our original plan was to go to the Alte Pinakothek, which is one of the oldest art museums in ...
... Caught the train back home & in the unit by 9:30 watching Germany play Ireland in the soccer.
Not sure what we will do tomorrow, depends on the weather. Was thinking of going to Garmish in the south, Germanys highest mountain, but they have had 35 centimetres of snow and all roads are closed. Schools are closed there because trees are falling over due to snow as the leaves have not fallen as yet. So may miss that one for the time being.
Cioa for now
... city park in the world. It was amazing, with tons of locals hanging out enjoying the sun on the fields and by the little flowing river. We stopped at another Beer Garden, and this time got a Steckerlfish, which is a whole trout, head still attached, which has been roasted on a stick over coals. It was fantastic! A couple of beers helped beat the heat and the frozen yogurt store we stopped in helped as well. Brett has to meet up for ...