BMW World (Ceiling)

BMW World
BMW World, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson
Ceiling of the BMW World.


Siegestor

Siegestor Munich
Siegestor, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson
The Siegestor was built from 1843 to 1852 by the architect Friedrich von Gärtner. It is the end of the grand boulevard called Ludwigsstraße. On the backside you can find a lettering which means: "Dedicated to the victory, destroyed by the war, reminding of the peace."

Nepomuk Statue

Nepomuk Statue Maximilian Bridge, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson














This Statue of Sankt Nepomuk can be found on the Praterwehrbridge. Nepomuk is the raftsman patron. The Maximilianbridge is in the back.

Eisbach (English Garden)

Eisbach - Englischer Garten, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













Eisbach is part of the stream system of the English Garden and a derivate of the Isar. The stream system was conceived in 1789 by Friedrich Ludwig von Sckell.

Olympic Stadium Seats

Olympic Stadium Seats, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson

A couple of seats in the Olympic Stadium.

Richard Wagner Memorial

Richard Wagner Memorial
Richard Wagner Memorial, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













Richard Wagner Memorial was revealed in 1913. It shows Richard Wagner sitting like Goethe in the portrait "Goethe in der Campagna"

Süddeutsche Zeitung Tower

Süddeutsche Tower
Sueddeutsche Zeitung, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













Süddeutsche Zeitung tower. The puplishers headquarter.

Luitpoldbridge Statue (2)

Luitpoldbridge Munich
Luitpoldbridge Statue, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













The Second (of 4) statues at the Luitpoldbridge symbolizing the 4 bavarian tribes. This picture shows "Schwaben".

Isar Surfer


Eisbach Surfer, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson

Eisbach Surfer.

Cowbell

Cowbell
Cowbell, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













Cowbell.

Gasteig

gasteig
Gasteig, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













Gasteig is close to the Ludwigsbridge and the home of the famous Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as the central of the City Libary and the adult education centre.

Stachus Passagen (Do not Smoke)

Stachus Passagen: Do not smoke, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













Please do not smoke when you visit the Stachus Passagen. Moreover you aren't allowed to take photos.

Karolinenplatz (Obelisk)

Karolinen Platz, Obelisk, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson

Daffoldis in front of the obelisk (Karolinenplatz). This obelisk is a memorial of the bavarian soldiers who lost their lifes in Napoleons Russian compaign (1812)

St. Benno Fountain

St. Benno Fountain
St. Benno Fountain, Frauenkirche, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













St. Benno Fountain is nearby the famous Frauenkirche on the Frauensquare. It was built in 1972 by Josef Henselmann.

Mae West Sculpture (Effner Platz)

Mae West
Mae West (Effner Platz), München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













This sculpture is called Mae West and stands on Effner Platz to symbolize the traffic on this highly-frequented square in Munich.

Chestnut Tree (Blossom)

Chestnut Tree, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson
Typically for Munich are the thousands of chestnut trees. In spring time they have a lot of white blossoms.

European Patent Office (2)

European Patent Office Munich
European Patent Office, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













The European Patent Office seen from the Isar near Reichenbachbridge.

Maypole

Maypole, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













Maypole set-up on 1st of May. Customes with a long tradtion .

Propyläen (Königs Platz)

Propyläen (Königs Platz), München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson













Leo von Klenze (Architect) created the Propyläen on the Königsplatz. This monument is dedicated to the greek struggle for freedom. Its architecture is leaned on the Athens Acropolis.

Traditional Costumes

Traditional Bavarian Costumes, München, Munich, squaremunich, Tore Christianson

Two men dressed in their traditional costumes waiting for the beginning of the Oktoberfest parade.