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MUNICH CULTURE - MUNICH - CULTURE IN MUNICH GERMANY

Munich Germany CultureMunich Culture - Munich is a cultural city. They have around fifty-eight theaters, about forty-five museums, eleven universities and one hundred and thirty libraries open to the public. Munich has kept it’s culture alive in the people and their accomplishments throughout history. Any person, a tourist or local can visit these locations. Even though Munich is just one city in Germany, the aspect of German culture is all around. The museums, universities, theaters and historic buildings are all an example of what the Germans have accomplished. Their culture has survived and grown since Munich was established.

When wandering the streets of this city you can’t help but be drawn into the Art Galleries and Museums. Here you can witness the great work done by these people. The artwork in the museums gives us a glimpse into the German way of thinking. Besides the artwork and handmade items the German people make, they have taken the time to preserve and reconstruct buildings that were destroyed during the wartime. This is an example of their belief to hold on to the past and use it today. Without the reconstruction many wonderful architectural building would have been lost.

The Englischer Garten is a breathtaking park. There are parks and gardens set up throughout the city. Every German town attempts to have these parks. The German people hiking and getting outside. Weekends are filled with Volksmarches. You are given a hiking trail map, compass , and once you complete the trail, a prize. Usually there is a small price to pay to compete but everyone wins. Just because they live in a busy city doesn’t mean they haven’t been able to hold on to the nature. Throughout Germany you will find parks and plots of land that have been rented out to use as a garden. Since so many Germans live close together and don’t have yards, they rent a yard. Some of these rentals have been in families for many generations. They have a respect for nature and include it into the city life.

Festivals are another way to see the German people. You can taste the different types of Bavarian Foods, drink the local beers, and meet the people. The Oktoberfest is known around the world. People travel from around the world just for this one festival. You have a mix of locals, tourists and other Germans, enjoy a meal, drinking, singing and folk dancing all in one place. Germans know how to party and make the tourist feel welcomed. Festivals are an important part of German life. There is always some festival somewhere going on whether in the city or a rural part of Germany.

The Culture of Munich and Germany is everywhere in the city. From the people to the buildings, there is an essence of this culture.