The capital city of Bavaria, the city has a population of 1.4 million, the third highest populated city in Germany after Berlin which has a population of 3.47 million and Hamburg with a population of 1.76 million. The city is probably most famous for its beer, which many say is the best in world but it also offers great architecture and culture as well as German cuisine. Every year from September to October, Munich plays host to the famous Oktoberfest, a celebration of the marriage of King Ludwig in 1810. Around seven million people come to Munich during this period and around eight million liters of beer are drunk every year, with one liter costing you over 10€.
As the home of the BMW headquarters, it is the perfect place to take a car hire in Munich and drive around the city in a BMW.
Having been heavily destroyed during the Second World War, Munich has been painstakingly rebuilt to look like its pre-war state, hence why Munich is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. However, Munich does showcase some very modern and impressive buildings, such as the BMW headquarters and the Allianz Arena.
As well as beer and cars, Munich’s other famous export is its world famous soccer club, F.C. Bayern München, The most famous and successful club in Germany and one of the most in Europe. Take a car hire Munich to the Allianz Arena and take a tour of the stadium or if you’re lucky enough to get tickets, go and watch a game.
The Frauen Kirche or the Church of Our Lady, built in 1494, offers a spectacular view of Munich and on a clear day, you can see the Bavarian Alps. Although it is one of Munich's popular tourist attractions, the church still holds regular catholic services and has a capacity of over 10,000. It is located very close to Marienplatz.
St. Michael's Church is located within walking distance of the Frauenkircke, St. Michael's Church was built in 1597. It is the location of the tombs of many of the Kings of Bavaria, the most famous being Ling Ludwig II, famous for building the Neuschwanstein Castle and his mysterious death.
A visit to Munich means a visit to one of the many Munich beer houses, including the most famous Hofbrauhaus. You can drink beer and enjoy some typical southern German food.
Within Munich is located a large public garden, an area of 3.7 kilometers, The Englischer Garden or the English Garden, houses many unusual buildings such as the Japanese Teahouse and a Chinese Tower, constructed in 1790 and outside home to a 7,000 capacity beer garden.
Munich has some of the best museums in Germany. Take your car rental Munich to the Haidhausen area and visit the Deutsche Museum, the world’s largest museum for science and technology, it has exhibits ranging from chemistry to aerospace, agriculture to music.
The National Bavarian Museum, founded in 1855 by King Maximilian, houses some of the most important European pieces of art in Europe as well as collections relating to folklore from Bavaria.
Take your rental car for a day trip to the city of Füssen, enjoy the beautiful city and take a walk up to the famous Neuschwanstein Caste, and the surrounding mountains where one can get a breath-taking view of the landscape.
Whatever you want a car to explore the city of Munich for its culture, beer and stunning architecture or if you want to use your hire to travel around Bavaria, visiting the alps or castles in Austria or head over to Switzerland, HAPPYCAR will compare the prices and conditions from all the well-known rental car providers to find you the best car at the best price.