Munich is a well-known city in Germany which is the capital city of Bavaria state. It is no doubt a very attractive destination to visit and there are few nice-looking landmarks, lots of greenery, sunlight and delicious food to eat. Some of the well-known places to visit are:
- English Garden
- Nymphenburg Palace
- Old Town
- Olympic Park
Besides all the above, there are many different places to explore and if you do not have sufficient time with you then you must book sightseeing bus-tour so that within available short time, you can make most out of it in Munich. Any hop-on-hop-off tour can be your perfect choice, as this will enable you to travel at your own pace. You can take more time in a place which is of your interest and spend less time which is not so important for you.
Following are two different tours that has been mentioned in the following paragraph.
Munich Grand Circle Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
With this tour, you can visit some of the beautiful and major sights of the Munich city which are as follows:
- Angel-of-Peace monument
- Bavarian National Museum
- Hall of Generals
- Karl Square (“Stachus“)
- King’s Square with the 3 temple buildings in classical Greek style
- Nationaltheater (the opera-hourse)
- New Residence (Royal-Palace)
- Pinakotheken art museums
- Prinzregenten-Street which is lined by House-of-Arts
- Traditional Viktualienmarkt
- Various elegant shops and buildings around Maximilian Street
After touring the downtown area of Munich, you are taken to an excursion for the Palace-of-Nymphenburg, which was summer residence of THE BAVARIAN PRINCE ELECTORS AND KINGS. In order to give you right picture of modern version of Munich, you are taken to the Olympic-Grounds, where you can see various interesting stadiums that are is in a shape of unique tent construction. At the platform of Olympic Tower, which is 291 meters high, you can get fantastic panoramic view of the whole city. Near-by there is a BMW Museum.
While coming back, the bus will pass through the quarter of former artist Schwabing and also the Ludwig Street’s northern part, which is near the university. You may halt at the Victory-Gate, and just explore the area by walking along the well-known Leopold Street.
Munich Express Circle Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Those who have very limited amount of time may prefer this tour. The route will take you to main areas of the city centre area of Munich city. In this route Olympic Grounds, Nymphenburg Castle, Schwabing and Victory Gate are excluded.
Some of the features are as follows:
- Ticket valid for one day
- Non-stop tour that takes one hour
Both the tours will be operated by providing a double-decker bus. Tour explanation will be provided by tour guide, who will offer guidance both in German and English.
- Daily route departure
- Summer season is between April 1 to October 31
- Winter season is between November 1 to March 31
- Grand-Circle Tour will run after every 60-minutes,
- Express-Circle Tour will run after every 20-minutes
- First departure for both tours starts at 9:40 AM
- Last departure for Grand Circle Tour is 4:00 PM and for Express Circle Tour is 6:00 PM
In-front of Karstadt-department-store which is across main Munich railway station (Hauptbahnhof).
No ticket will be needed for infant child up to the age of 3 years and for children from age 4 to 14 years there will be 50 per cent discount.
No pick-up and drop-off facility from hotel are available. There is no need of any ticket reservation for this hop-on-hop-off tour. You can just arrive at the starting point and buy tickets from the bus driver.
You may visit the website http://www.tripindicator.com/city-pass-bus-tour-munich/hop-on-hop-off/munich-sightseeing-bus-vs-munich-hop-on-hop-off-double-decker-gray-line-bus.html in order to know more about the hop-on-hop-off tours.