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Odeonsplatz, 80593 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We chanced upon this by accident on our way back to Odeonsplatz station from the English Garden. We were lucky to see it on a beautifully sunny day and with a couple of musicians entertaining a small crowd inside it. It is very close to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good city, friendly to turists, with excellent transport system. Many intersting and very beautiful places.

Thank Иван Т
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The elegant "garden of the royal court" is a simple and delight. Built by the Wittelsbachs (royal dynasty) as their own private backyard to the Residenz (royal winter palace, located nearby walking distance) it's now open to everyone. The garden's 400-year-old centerpiece is a Renaissance-style...More

Thank tk3232
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I really liked it here. Set just off Odeonplatz, it is a peaceful place. Large and spacious it really is a lovely and plush setting. I here was here around Christmas time but it must look amazing in the summer during full bloom. Recommended.

Thank Ola O
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We walked through this garden on our way from the English Garden back to Munich centre and there were a couple of buskers playing the glockenspiel in the rotunda. Obviously not guaranteed for everyones visit but it made it feel very Bavarian.

Thank EggyR
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Try to sit in the Biergarten and have something to eat. Great place to sit and reflect for a while in between other places to visit. Lovely manicured gardens.

Thank Sabine F
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is a very nice area to spend some some time away from the crowds of some of the more crowded destinations nearby.

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The Hofgarten is a pleasant place to dodge the crowds of the nearby Marienplatz . But if you really want to get away, go a bit farther north to the massive English garden.(see separate entry). ---Bob & Ellie Tupper, authors, “Drinking In the Culture, Tuppers’...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Hofgarten is the court garden just north of Residenz and one of the much needed green spaces in the city of Munich. It was built in the early 17th century. Here you will find a nicely laid out and manicured garden with an interesting centre...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is a peaceful garden, loads of benches around the fountains. You could grab a book and sit and relax here.

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