Munich, city of Monks

Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria, the second most populous German federal state. The city is a global centre of art, science, technology, finance, publishing, culture, innovation, education, business, and tourism. 

The name of the city is derived from the Old/Middle High German term Munichen, meaning “by the monks”.

Munich is home to many universities, museums and theatres. Its numerous architectural attractions, sports events, exhibitions and its annual Oktoberfest attract considerable tourism. In that occasion, some of our Benvenuto members went to explore this beautiful city. An impression of their trip...