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Third Reich & WWII Tour Walking Tour

1. Third Reich & WWII Tour Walking Tour

Take a 2-hour walking tour of Munich to discover one of the darkest moments in the city’s history, learning of the birth of Nazism, the rise of Hitler, and the infamous Third Reich. In 1919, Germany was emerging from World War I as a defeated and humiliated nation, with Munich in the grips of hyperinflation and Bavaria dominated by revolution and assassination. Out of this fertile soil of chaos rose the Nazi movement, and one of history’s most powerful dictators, Adolf Hitler. Follow the inception of Nazism, from the first mass meeting at the Hofbräuhaus to the failed attempt to seize power at the Feldherrenhalle. You will go to the site of party rallies at Königsplatz, and stop in the Hofgarten to talk about The White Rose Resistance Movement. The tour covers all the important facts and sites that played a role in the origin of this dark chapter, which ended with the beautiful city of Munich in ruins and the second world war cutting deep wounds across Deutschland.

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Munich's Beer Halls and Breweries: 3-Hour Guided Tour

2. Munich's Beer Halls and Breweries: 3-Hour Guided Tour

Munich has long been hailed as the beer capital of the world and every year plays host to the uproarious party known as the Oktoberfest. Regardless of whether you can tell a pilsner from a lager, this guided tour of the city’s beer halls and breweries will satisfy your thirst for beer and your thirst for knowledge of Munich’s brew-making history and its famous beer. Led by a knowledgeable guide, your group will visit several traditional beer halls favored by Munich residents. Learn the secrets of making Weissbier, Munich’s traditional beer specially brewed in Munich’s oldest commercial brewery. Here you’ll also get to sample traditional German dishes. Finally, toast to your newly-acquired knowledge with a liter of beer at Hofbräuhaus, one of the city’s most popular beer halls. Enjoy two complimentary beers (0.5 liters each). Don't miss out on this beer tour of the beer capital!

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Tour Through Munich's Historic District

3. Tour Through Munich's Historic District

See the highlights of Munich's historic old town on this exciting guided tour. You'll start at Marienplatz and head for St. Peter's, the oldest church in Munich. Stroll through the farmer's market, and let yourself be drawn in by the tantalazing aromas. Try a couple local specialties before setting off for the Old Town Hall. In the Burgstraße, the house of the author in residence awaits you, as well as the Old Court, the former seat of the Duke of Bavaria. Then it's through the medieval Platzgassen alleys, past Schuhbecks Cooking School, and on to the Hofbräuhaus. Here you'll see the Munich Beer Hall, which was even recreated in Las Vegas. Wonder at the exclusive shops in the most expensive shopping street in Germany, Maximilianstraße. The tour ends at the opera hall, with architecture reminiscent of a Greek temple.

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Munich: Legendary Breweries and Bars City Game

4. Munich: Legendary Breweries and Bars City Game

Discover Munich’s fascinating history and attractions while you solve clues around the city center. Explore this charming German city and learn about its brewing history by playing a quest with your friends, partner, or family. Each clue will lead you from one place to another by providing you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. As you solve the problem and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. The tour will take you about 1.5 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit so feel free to go at your own pace.  Receive all instructions via email after booking, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Play as a group and solve the clues together, or split into smaller teams and compete against the others.

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Munich: 3-Hour Pedicab Tour of Old Town and English Garden

5. Munich: 3-Hour Pedicab Tour of Old Town and English Garden

Enjoy a fun and unique tour experience as you explore Munich in a Pedicab. See more of the city in less time, visit famous locations, and enjoy entertaining commentary from your local guide along the way. Visit the top highlights of Munich's old town and enjoy the beauty of the English Garden. See the Marienplatz and the New Town Hall and admire its neo-Gothic style. Discover the first castle in Munich, the Alter Hof, and head to the colorful Viktualienmarket. Stop by the old Munich city wall and gates, the world famous Hofbräuhaus, and the Hard-Rock Café. Learn about the Opernplatz with the National Theater and Maximiliansstrasse, and admire the beautiful inner courtyards of the Wittelsbacher Residenz. Ride through the baroque courtyard garden of the Residenz with the Hofgarten temple and Bavarian State Chancellery, before you enter the beautiful English Garden with a visit of the Japanese tea house, the Monopteros, and the Chinese tower.

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Munich: Hofbräuhaus Tour

6. Munich: Hofbräuhaus Tour

Take a closer look at the Hofbräuhaus in the old town of Munich which is one of the city's most popular and world-famous pubs. Learn its history, guests, as well as the number of kilometers a waitress, covers every day in what is one of the largest pubs in the world. Look forward to anecdotes and interesting facts about the business and pay an exclusive visit to the Hofbräuhaus ballroom (which is otherwise only open in the evening). From the gallery, you can take impressive photos as a personal souvenir. In the end, receive a coin in a currency that is only available at the Hofbräuhaus: You can redeem it at any time or keep it as a souvenir. It is guaranteed that it is not subject to currency fluctuations. Have fun on your discovery tour and cheers!

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Munich: Old Town Walking Tour in Spanish

7. Munich: Old Town Walking Tour in Spanish

Partake on an interesting city walk around Munich. Learn historical facts, stories about the most important and famous people of the city and of course amusing anecdotes from your guide. After meeting in front of one of the old city gates, Karlstor, the first stop will be at Sant Michael's Church. Afterward, visit the cathedral, Frauenkirche, and enjoy the chimes at Marienplatz. Discover the life at Viktualienmarkt, its typical beer garden, and everything about the culinary culture of the city. Hofbräuhaus will be the perfect place to talk about beer culture but also about contemporary history. Admire the National Theater and the Residenz, the royal residence of the Wittelsbach family.

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Munich Food Tour with Beer Tasting

8. Munich Food Tour with Beer Tasting

Discover the culinary side of Munich on a private or shared group food tour. Enjoy traditional bread from the city's last mill in the old town. Take part in a hearty beer tasting as a beer sommelier and sample delicious Obadzda (a Bavarian cheese delicacy) at the Viktualienmarkt. After a short visit to the imperium of Alfons Schuhbeck, take a walk to the Viktualienmarkt. Here you can enjoy a famous Munich veal sausage at one of the many butcher's shops. Finally, visit the Schmalznudel café to see how the famous pastries and desserts like Auszog´ne, Strizerl or Dampfnudeln are made.

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Munich: Guided Walking City Tour

9. Munich: Guided Walking City Tour

Start in the very heart of Munich, at Marienplatz (St. Mary's Square) with its beautiful New City Hall and view to Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Dear Lady). Marvel at St. Peter's, the first and eldest church of Munich. Go inside to admire its precious interior. Head to Viktualienmarkt, Germany's biggest food and grocery market with many Bavarian delicacies, to get a feeling for Bavarian food and where you meet some of the vendors. Only some minutes away, visit the famous Hofbräuhaus with its numerous international tourists but also strict Bavarian traditions. Continue to Max-Joseph-Square to discover the Royal Residence, where the family of Wittelsbach (the Bavaria kings) lived, loved, and ruled. If there is time left, stop at Fieldmarshall's Hall, erected when the old city walls have been demolished. Discover the evolution Munich has experienced from a medieval market through all bright and dark episodes of history to the capital of Bavaria.

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Munich Third Reich Tour

10. Munich Third Reich Tour

Take a 3-hour walking tour of Munich and examine the infamous streets where some of the darkest stories of human history took root. Hitler referred to Munich as “Die Hauptstadt der Bewegung” (“Capital of the Movement”) and the city and its surrounds were central to the Nazi leader’s rise to power. During the tour, you will examine how a nation of people known for their level-headed thinking allowed what is perhaps the greatest tragedy of the 20th-Century to unfold, and how the world lay sleeping while the Nazis built their war machine and solidified power. You will discover how Munich has emerged from almost complete destruction during the Allied bombings and has been restored to its former glory. You will visit the famous Hofbräuhaus, the world's most famous beer hall, and the birthplace of the Nazi Party. You will also go to the Feldherrnhalle, Brienner Straße - home of the Nazi Party's powerbase – Führerbau – where the infamous Munich Agreement took place - Altes Rathaus, sites of the German resistance movements, memorials to victims of the Third Reich, and much more.

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What people are saying about Hofbräuhaus München

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,609 reviews

Dorothy did a great job of explaining the events that led to someone like Hitler coming into power. She also did a fine job of explaining how the sites we visited played a role in the rise of Nazi Germany. I especially enjoyed looking at the pictures of the sites we visited as they looked during that time period and after the war.

I would highly recommend this tour. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the city of Munich. It was cold that day and he had wool blankets to keep us warm. We saw many things that we would not of seen by ourselves, and had a great ride as well

The guide was very knowledgeable, clear and generous with stories. I recommend the tour to anyone willing to listen and learn. Anyone visiting Germany should go on these tours even if you well know it’s history.

Very informative and interesting. Great way to see dinner of the city's highlights too.

very friendly and knowledgeable tour guide, excellent tour