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Multiple attractions of Munich within less than 30 minutes walking distance of the conference locations. A small selection...
The largest museum of technology in the world is 300 meters from the conference
center. The German Museum of Masterpieces of Science and Technology, as it is officially called, is both a traditional museum and a modern, hands-on facility. Visitors can get immerse themselves in demonstrations, experiments and media stations, where they can press buttons, flip levers and switches and touch many of the exhibits. The 50 or so subjects covered by the museum are diverse, ranging from agriculture and food technology to astronomy, chemistry, photography and film, aeronautics and space technology, marine biology and physics to shipping, telecommunications and even clocks. The exhibitions on Museum Island are being updated and redesigned. The exhibition building is also being brought up to the latest technical standards.
Therefore some of the exhibitions might be closed.
Distance from Conference site: 300 m walking distance
The heartbeat of Munich: Marienplatz (St. Mary’s Square), the world-famous center of the state capital, stretches before the New Town Hall. Marienplatz is situated in the very center of Munich and it takes 15min on foot or 2 stops by metro to get there from the Conference Venue. The east-west axis between the Isartor and the Karlstor gates and the north-south axis between Schwabing and the Sendlinger Tor gate meet at this place, making it an ideal starting point for sightseeing in the city.
Distance from Conference site: 20 min walking distance / 9 min with S-Bahn
“La dolce vita” is truly on display at Munich Odeonsplatz. The Italian-style square is complete with a Late Baroque-style church, a building designed in the style of the Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence and with a great deal of hustle and bustle. It also serves as the northern boundary of the pedestrian zone and it is within only 15min walking distance of the conference location. A number of landmarks are located a stone’s throw away from the Odeonsplatz, including the Residenz palace with the Hofgarten (Royal Garden), the Feldherrnhalle (Field Marshalls’ Hall), the Theatinerkirche (Theatine Church), several palaces and the sweeping Bazargebäude (Bazaar Building).
Distance from Conference site: 25 min walking distance / 13 min with public transport
Built in the 15th century, the gothic "Cathedral of Our Lady" or Frauenkirche in German, is an unmistakable landmark of the city. But not everyone knows that the Frauenkirche is also the final resting place of Emperors and Kings and that the Devil himself is said to have visited the church. The 500-year-old brick building is the seat of the Archbishop of Munich and Freising.
Distance from Conference site: 22 min walking distance / 12 min with S-Bahn
One of the world’s most acclaimed opera houses, the Munich Bayerische Staatsoper (Bavarian State Opera) proudly looks upon 350 years of history. It is also in walking distance of the hotel. After relocating to the newly-built National Theater in 1811, the Bavarian State Opera has now become Germany’s largest opera house.
Distance from Conference site: 20 min walking distance / 13 min with public transport
The "Englische Garten" (“English Garden”) is one of the world’s largest urban parks. Today, the Englischer Garten offers numerous leisure time activities. Cyclists and joggers keep in shape on the 78-kilometer-long (48.5 miles) network of paths, and amateur soccer players meet on the fields for recreational games. A beautiful vista of the city if offered by the Monopteros, which was added to the park landscape along with the hill in 1836. The Japanese teahouse first opened in 1972 on the southern end of the park on an artificial island on the Schwabinger Bach (stream). Here, Japanese tea ceremonies are performed regularly.
Distance from Conference site: 30 min walking distance / 25 min with public transport
Together with the Old Pinakothek, the New Pinakothek, the Museum Brandhorst, the Modern Pinakothek forms the core of Munich's art district. It is located next to the main building of the Technical University of Munich and about 35 minutes walking distance of the conference venue. The Modern Pinakothek is one of Munich’s most spacious attractions and one of the world’s most famous venues for art, architecture and design. It takes visitors on a journey through art in the 20th and 21st centuries
Barer Str. 29
Distance from Conference site: 35 min walking distance / 25 min with public transport