Maxvorstadt Nightlife, Munich

Munich's nightlife is an attraction in its own right. There's no shortage of quality entertainment in the city amid its industrial areas reconstructed into funky nightlife zones. Maxvorstadt neighborhood, otherwise known as the "Brain of Munich" due to the dense presence of artistic and educational institutions, carries much weight in terms of night fun just as well. Should you feel the urge to dance and/or drink your night away in this part of Munich, follow this guide and see where.
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Maxvorstadt Nightlife Map

Guide Name: Maxvorstadt Nightlife
Guide Location: Germany » Munich (See other walking tours in Munich)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Author: Xena
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Park Café

1) Park Café

A multi-purpose establishment serving as a restaurant, casual lounge, and nightclub, Park Café also features a popular outdoor beer garden with a view of the Old Botanical Garden. The menu consists of modern takes on traditional Bavarian dishes, as well as international dishes and a comprehensive breakfast menu. Friday and Saturday evenings see guest DJs spinning for the night, with a crowd of young professionals and university students getting down on the dance floor. The intimate lounge area plays smooth jazz which is complemented by the candle light, chandeliers, and generally relaxed vibe.

Operation Hours: Daily: 10 am – 1 am
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Pacha

2) Pacha

An exclusive nightclub that is part of an international chain, including its original location founded in Ibiza, Pacha can be found on the beautiful Maximiliansplatz in Munich. Its stunning interior décor includes light wood and bronze accents, lots of mirrors, and handsome cream sofas for reclining in a space decked out like an upscale living room. When not relaxing and mingling with the posh crowd, guests can strut their stuff on either the large central dance floor or a smaller one off to the side. Guest DJs frequently spin here, serving up great house, club anthems, hip hop, and R and B. Pacha’s special events attracts scores of patrons, especially their popular Oktoberfest after-party.

Operation Hours: Thursday: 7 pm – 6 am; Friday – Saturday: 11 pm – 6 am
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089-Bar

3) 089-Bar

A popular nightclub that sees steady crowds packing its dance floor throughout the week, 089-Bar is an unintimidating establishment that has a more come-as-you-are attitude towards its door policy than its neighboring Pacha. For partiers just looking to get down to great house music and top 40 anthems, as well as other genres of hot club beats depending on the night, 089-Bar offers a carefree evening in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Often receiving spill over from the exclusive Pacha, this club can get quite packed later in the evening, and particularly on the weekends where the party goes on all night long, so be sure to arrive early in order to secure a spot on the dance floor.

Operation Hours: Tuesday: 9 pm – 5 am; Wednesday: 8 pm – 5 am; Thursday: 6.30 pm – 5 am; Friday – Saturday: 9 pm – 5 am
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Rote Sonne

4) Rote Sonne

Translating into the English as “Red Sun,” Rote Sonne is a no frills dance club and live music venue named after the 1969 West German feminist cult film of the same name and first opened its doors in 2005. One of the best place to hear and dance to inspired DJ sets, from both local and international DJs, spinning a range of house, techno, minimal, dance, and electro, Rote Sonne is also a great place to take in a live performance, with popular past guests including Laurent Garnier, Animal Collective, Patrick Pulsinger, and more. Rote Sonne’s modest space, where the DJs and bands perform on the same level as the dance floor, offers a level of intimacy with the performers that is hard to find elsewhere in the city.

Operation Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 11 pm – 3 am
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Call me Drella

5) Call me Drella

Inspired by the purported nickname of artist Andy Warhol, Call me Drella stands out as one of the most unique nightlife establishments in the city of Munich. Its kooky interior décor includes loads of kitsch elements, eye-catching original artwork on the walls, for an overall decadent yet playful atmosphere. The entertainment served up here diverges a bit from the mainstream, consisting mainly of rock, electro, disco, funk, soul, and classic hip hop for an eclectic overall appeal that music lovers will appreciate. Call me Drella attracts a mixed crowd of fun-loving partiers and can get quite packed, particularly on the weekends.

Operation Hours: Thursday – Saturday: 9 pm – 6 am
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Bob Beaman

6) Bob Beaman

A mecca for electronic music in Munich, Bob Beaman may be modest in size but it packs quite a wallop when it comes to its impressive acoustics. The interior space is lined with dark pinewood, not necessarily for aesthetics, but for sound, this club’s secret ingredient for its high-end acoustics. Featuring house and deep house, as well as funk, hip hop, and soul, Bob Beaman regularly hosts such popular artists as DJ Hell, Carl Craig, Seth Troxler, and more. A small club with a big sound, Bob Beaman really manages to get packed with guests, so be sure to arrive early in order to get in, especially when partying on the weekends.

Operation Hours: Friday – Saturday: 11 pm – 5 am

Walking Tours in Munich, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Munich

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South Alstadt Walking Tour

South Alstadt Walking Tour

The Southern part of the Alstadt consists of 2 quarters: the Hackenviertel in the south west and the Angerviertel in the south east. It lies between the two historic towers: the Sendlinger Tor and the Isartor, two of four main gates of the medieval city wall. The area is home to famous museums and beautiful churches, but also to the oldest shopping street of Munich, Sendlinger Strasse.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Lehel Attractions Walking Tour

Lehel Attractions Walking Tour

The Lehel is regarded as "the oldest suburb" of Munich. It is home to The State Museum of Ethnology, the second largest collection in Germany of artifacts and objects from outside Europe, the Bavarian National Museum and the adjoining State Archeological Collection, the Schackgalerie - an important gallery of German 19th-century paintings and the Englisn Garden.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Kunstareal Museums & Galleries

Kunstareal Museums & Galleries

Kunstareal is known as the art district of the city. This small district is home to some of the best museums and galleries in the world. Each of these museums portrays art forms from distinctly different eras. Located just north of the main train station, the artistic treasures here rivals the best in the world.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Altstadt Souvenir Shops

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It would be a pity to leave Munich without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Munich, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit. You find them in the shops located in Munich Altstadt, all within a pleasant walking distance.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Altstadt Nightlife

Altstadt Nightlife

Chic and glamorous party city as it is, Munich has a lively night scene ranging from beer gardens to bars to chic clubs to dance halls suiting every mood. When it comes to a thrilling night out, the Old Town (Altstadt) area is a definite hotspot. Among other places, it houses the highlight of Munich's club scene, operational since just after WWII - the famous P1 club! All the big name celebrities bless it with their presence. Should you wish to have a look what's inside or sneak a peek into other nearby nightlife joints, follow this guide and have a good time!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Third Reich Munich Walking Tour

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It was in Munich that Hitler had made his first attempts at grabbing power. The walking tour explores the places and events that are related to the Nazi movement. It traces the events from the first mass meetings at the Hofbräuhaus to the failed attempt to seize power at the Felderrnhalle.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km

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