Munich Bars and Pubs, Munich

Munich can be a hotspot when it comes down to a thrilling night out. Munich has many entertainment venues, especially industrial areas that have been reconstructed into funky nightlife zones. The nightlife here is as exciting and lively as in other parts of the continent. Be it beer gardens, dance clubs, a classy late night or hip-hop, Munich has something to suit every mood. This guided tour offers a sneak-peek into some of the city's best nightclubs.
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Munich Bars and Pubs Map

Guide Name: Munich Bars and Pubs
Guide Location: Germany » Munich (See other walking tours in Munich)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Author: clare

1) BarSchwein

BarSchwein has two branches in Munich and are best value pubs in the city.The decor inside is simple and live music played by DJ's makes this a popular place. Great beer, cordial staff and big discounts attract numerous students and teenagers every day and night. The bar often hosts parties and entertainment events.
Schwabinger Podium

2) Schwabinger Podium

Located in the heart of Alt-Schwabing, just off the Münchner Freiheit, the Schwabinger Podium is a great place for live music fans. Rock and jazz are the favorites here and the place provides a platform for new bands and talents to showcase their capabilities. They serve a great variety of local beer. The cool, cozy ambience and a great dance floor makes this place a very popular hangout.
Shamrock Irish Pub

3) Shamrock Irish Pub

The Shamrock Irish Pub is one of the oldest Irish pubs run by the Irish in Munich. With live music nights and great beer off the tap, this bar is very popular among the students. The pub is definitely a good place to relax and should feature on every pub hoppers list.
Irish Folk Pub

4) Irish Folk Pub

Irish Folk Pub is not only the oldest but also the most welcoming pub in Munich. It is a very popular place among the locals. The place is small but has the same feel as that of a pub in Ireland. The place has been run by the same couple now for almost over 30 years and the staff here are very friendly and cordial. Live Irish music is played on Fridays.
Max Emanuel Brauerei

5) Max Emanuel Brauerei

Max Emanuel Brauerei is a popular historic tavern in Munich. This place serves some of the best Bavarian food. The decor inside is cozy and the little beer garden that is tucked away within the apartment blocks is a great place to hang out at. The joint features live music by great DJ's. The staff here are very welcoming and their superb services endears this place to any visitor.

6) Schumann's

If you are in Munich, this is one place you should not miss. Schumann's is a trendy bar in Munich. It is decorated in traditional American style and consists of a restaurant and a beer garden. The owner of the bar is the author of some of the world's best cocktail recipes and they are served in the bar at Schumann's.

Walking Tours in Munich, Germany

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Lehel Attractions Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
South Alstadt Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Maxvorstadt Sights Walking Tour

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Maxvorstadt is a central borough of Munich, located north-west of the Old City. The area is home to a number of educational institutions, including Germany's top two universities - LMU and TUM, hence the area's nickname - the "Brain of Munich". Several museums and art galleries are found here as well, along with a number of historic personalities who marked the area with their presence at some point of their lives, including Thomas Mann, Vasily Kandinsky, Vladimir Ulyanov (aka Lenin), Adolf Hitler and others. There are several locations in the district associated with the infamous Third Reich period in the history of Germany. If there's a history buff in you, give him/her a treat and explore the Maxvorstadt area of Munich on foot with a help of this guide!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
City Orientation Walk II

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Bavarian capital Munich is a home to numerous historic sights and museums. The most notable of them are the Deutsches Theatermuseum (German Theater Museum), Bayerisches Nationalmuseum (Bavarian National Museum), Pinakothek der Moderne, and Neue Pinakothek. To see what else Munich has to offer, follow this orientation walk and enjoy.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km

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