There are several old and historic buildings and places for tourists to visit when in Munich. Located on an island in the River Isar, is the Deutsches Museum or German Museum. It is one of the largest and oldest science museums in the world. The museum provides a unique look into the history of Munich. Nymphenburg Palace or Schloss Nymphenburg used to be the main summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria. The palace boasts rooms that consist of original baroque decoration and is thus one of the most famous sights of Munich. On the outside is located a 200-hectare park which was once an Italian garden and is now extremely popular with tourists.
Another popular tourist attraction in Munich is the BMW museum. The museum gives visitors a view of the technological development of BMW and contains a wide variety of aircrafts, vehicles, engines and turbines, and motorcycles. This is a must-see place for car and BMW fanatics. The museum is also known for its unique architecture.
Viktualienmarkt is the most popular daily food market in Munich. Visitors can find a variety of things to buy there, including; flowers, exotic fruit, game, poultry, spices, cheese, fish, juices and much more. Tourists get to experience the hustle and bustle of the market all the while getting a real sense of the city.
The Munich Airport or Franz Josef Strauss International Airport is the international airport of Munich and is the second-largest airport in Germany. The airport is located 28.5 km northeast of Munich and is easily accessible by rail, bus and car.
Visitors will find it easy to locate restaurants serving Turkish, Pakistani, Afghani and Indian food all around Munich. These restaurants usually sport Halal signs on their windows.
The most popular mosque in the city is the mosque in the Sendling borough of Munich. There are also several other mosques located in Munich. Al Tadahamun masjid, Ahmed Camii Xani and Al Furkan masjid are a few of the mosques located in the neighborhood of Ludwigsvorstadt.