Where Bavarian tradition meets Rock music history: in Munich, follow the traces of Freddie Mercury in Glockenbach district where the Queen lead singer once lived. Visit the world’s highest Rock Museum and explore the Olympic Walk Of Stars. Find out where Oasis had a fist fight in a high-class hotel and enjoy relaxed hours in one of the numerous beer gardens. On top, Munich is one of the major cities in Germany when it comes to big concerts, international stars, and world-class venues and clubs. The capital of Bavaria boasts with musical culture - but despite of being a buzzing metropolis, it still preserved a rather relaxed charme.
For detailed music related sightseeing tips and venue information, check out our Munich city page. Also featuring several subTOURS for exploring Rock music history beyond the common spots.
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Rock 'n' Roll meet pizzeria: Santo Anger is as authentic as it gets in terms of Italian food. Meanwhile, the atmosphere is everything from rocking to relaxed. Listen to Rock and Punk tunes while tasting delicious dishes in a really unique atmosphere.
More than 170 stars have put their hands into Munich's solid ground so far. This Walk Of Stars features bands and musicians such as Metallica, Rammstein, Kings Of Leon, Roger Waters, or Kylie Minogue to name just a few. Not only Rock stars, also sport stars and other VIPs found their place.
In 2002, Britpop band Oasis ended up in jail after a fight in Bayerischer Hof. Reportedly, drunk brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher got into a fist fight with four other musicians and band members. Right in front of the hotel, fans of Michael Jackson created a kind of monument for the King of Pop. As Michael repeatedly stayed in this hotel, fans remember this very place as his German place of residence.
Vinyl & Coffee is subtitle to Maoz record store. Browse the racks of this intimate and welcoming shop while sipping a cup of coffee and chatting to the owner. Apart from records Maoz offers equipment for record players and some magazines, DVDs, and books, too.
The collection of Alte Pinakothek encompasses more than 700 artworks from the 14th to the 18th century. One of the masterpieces behind these walls is The Fall of the Damned, a monumental religious painting by Peter Paul Rubens. You may know this from the album cover of Reverence, sixth studio album by the Australian Heavy Metal band Parkway Drive.
Where Franconian traditions meet huge Rock festival in a city that is deeply rooted in its long history.
The historical city of Aachen, close to the border to Belgium and the Netherlands is also called Aix-la-Chapelle in French. It developed from a Roman settlement to the preferred medieval imperial residence of Charlemagne and was the place where 31 Holy Roman Emperors were crowned as Kings of the Germans.
Ghent is located in the Flemish part of Belgium, with a medieval architecture that is remarkably well preserved and restored. The historical city features beautiful riversides to stroll along.
Bruges is one of the most well-preserved medieval towns in Europe featuring notable architecture. The historic centre of the Belgian city has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000.
Canterbury is UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Kent city lies on the River Stour and is home to a beautiful cathedral. Still today, the impressive building is focus of pilgrimage and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury who is primate of the Church of England.
The city of Oxford is globally known as home of the University of Oxford, which is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Numerous historical university and college buildings boast with marvellous architecture. Everything surrounded by green parks and lush nature walks.
Birmingham is not only birthplace of once entirely new music genres such as Heavy Metal or New Romantic, but also home for globally renowned bands like Black Sabbath or Duran Duran. Brum also offers a really vibrant live music scene.
Stratford-upon-Avon situated on the River Avon is a welcoming market town with more than 800 years of history. It is worldwide known as the birthplace of English playwright and poet William Shakespeare.
Munich (Photo by Bachmeier / Ramsthaler)