Munich Airport is known as the international airport of Bavaria’s capital, Munich, in Germany. It's location 28.5km northeast of the city near the old city of Freising. As recorded, Munich Airport handled 38.7 million passengers in the year 2013 and because of that, it is currently the second busiest airport in Germany due to its passenger traffic and the 14th busiest in the world also in terms of passenger traffic. Munich Airport operates as the hub for Air Dolomiti, Condor, Lufthansa, and Lufthansa CityLine and it is the focus city for Air Berlin, SunExpress, Deutschland, and TUIfly.
Munich is known as the capital and also the largest city of the German state of Bavaria, specifically on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich overall is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. The name Munich comes from the Old High German term Munichen, which means "by the monks." The monks are specifically from the Benedictine order that ran a monastery at the place that was later to become the Old Town of Munich. The monks are also depicted on the city's coat of arms.
Munich serves as the home of many significant offices, educational institutes, landmarks, and monuments. Travellers are generally drawn to Munich because of its numerous architectural attractions, international sports events, exhibitions, conferences and Oktoberfest.
Where to go
Neuschwanstein – This castle will give travellers a glimpse as well as insight on Ludwig II’s reign as a king. The castle is very surreal and has excellent details that will show the craftsmanship that it took to make this stunning structure. If there’s any place in Munich that will allow travellers the experience of being royals, this is an excellent place to visit.
Oktoberfest – This festival is widely celebrated not only by the locals, but as well as travellers who are willing to experience Oktoberfest. This festival can be found nowhere else but in Munich. Travellers can get to experience about five million litres of beer and food served by traditional breweries and various
vendors to more than six million of people participating in this festival. Travellers can also visit the beer gardens during the summer to enjoy Bavaria’s “liquid food.”
Museums - Deutsches Museum is the largest technology museum in Munich and just like this museum, the other three museums in the district namely the Alte Pinakothek, the Neue Pinakothek, and the Pinakothek der Moderne are worth the visit.
Serbia - Serbia is a known country that is located at the junction of Central and Southeastern Europe. There are many places of interest in Serbia and are all worth checking out when travellers go there. For those looking for adventure, Serbia has an underground tour in its capital Belgrade where travellers can explore subterranean caves, bunkers, and secret passageways. Niš is a city in Serbia where The Tower of Skulls is located and serves as a proud monument of Serbian resistance.
Cuba - Officially the Republic of Cuba, the country is known as one of the most desired countries to visit by travellers because it is located in the Caribbean. Places to check in Cuba reflect the old style look of the country. It is basically a time machine and visiting the past when tourists go to Cuba. Not only is it for the sights, but it is also a treat for the senses and gives a hint of nostalgia. Travellers should take note of Havana and Isla de Juventud when visiting the country.
How to get out
Those who want to fly out of Munich can use the Munich Airport as a point of departure to visit other places in the globe. Travellers can book their tickets via Skyscanner for a more comprehensive list of airlines and their cheapest flights. Travellers can choose from airlines such as Aer Lingus, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air China, Condor, Lufthansa, United Airlines, and Vueling.
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