Munich and Amsterdam are two beautiful cities in Europe that offer many attractions and interesting sights.
Munich is among the largest cities in Germany, while Amsterdam is the capital and largest city in the Netherlands.
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1. Munich x Amsterdam Overview
Munich – ©Philipp Bachhuber
Amsterdam – ©Colton Jones
Munich is a charming city. It offers numerous attractions that can be explored on foot from the central point of the city, the famous Marienplatz.
In Munich there are several Biergarten, “Beer Garden” and is home to the famous Hofbräuhaus brewery.
From Munich, you can combine a day trip and discover one of the symbols of Germany, the beautiful Neuschwanstein Castle and also the Dachau Concentration Camp.
Amsterdam is famous for its canals, beautiful houses and coffee shops. The city is the capital and largest city in the Netherlands.
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In Munich the average price for a 3 star category hotel is USD 88 and for a 5 star category hotel it is USD 308.
And in Amsterdam the average price for a 3 star category hotel is USD 129 and for a 5 star category hotel it is USD 466.
Munich – ©Alisa Anton
Amsterdam – ©Lena Varzar
Surrounding the Marienplatz you will find many stores and department stores like Galeria Kaufhof. In Munich, the most elegant street is the Maximilianstrasse.
Amsterdam has several charming shops and boutiques. In Amsterdam, de Bijenkorf department store is worth visiting in the heart of Dam Square.
BMW Museum in Munich – ©Kawshar Ahmed
Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam – ©Luca Lago
In Munich, you will find the Deutsches Museum, located on the banks of the Isar River, it is among the oldest museums in the world of science and technology.
Other famous museums in Munich, include the BMW Museum and the 3 “Pinakotheken” located at Königsplatz.
Amsterdam also offers world-class museums like the famous Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
Olympiapark Munich – ©Herr Bohn
Vondelpark Amsterdam – ©Yoann Laheurte
The Englischer Garten in Munich is the largest urban park in Germany, covering an area of 910 acres with more than 100 bridges. Another beautiful green space in Munich is the Hofgarten.
In Amsterdam the most famous public park is the Vondelpark. The park receives thousands of visitors every year.
Nymphenburg Munich – ©Sid Saxena
Royal Palace Amsterdam – ©Liam McGarry
In Munich, you can visit the beautiful Residenz that served as the seat government and residence of the Dukes of Bavaria, electors, and kings from 1508 to 1918, and in the western part of the city is located the Nymphenburg, which was a summer residence built for the birth of the expected heir to the throne, Max Emanuel, born in 1662.
The Royal Palace in Amsterdam is the most famous palace in Amsterdam, and it is located in the heart of the city.
7. Day Trips
Neuschwanstein Castle near Munich – ©Luis Fernando Felipe
The Hague, Netherlands – ©Mathew Schwartz
And from Amsterdam it is possible to visit destinations and places like Keukenhof, The Hague, Rotterdam, Delft on a day trip.
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