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Shot in front of the gates at Munich central station.

Macro shot of a garden flower.

 

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Just opened sunflower.

 

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(Again... - with traffic this time...) The Siegestor is a 21m tall triumphal arch, located on the Leopoldstrasse.

It was originally dedicated to the glory of the Bavarian army. Today, the Siegestor is a monument and reminder to peace.

 

Tech - because there ain't much traffic late Saturday night, this is a composite of 5 separate exposures.

 

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More of them...

In summer the Marienplatz is full of gaudily illuminated bicycle rickshaws. They do leave nice light trails, though... 😀

 

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Always nice to visit - the waterfall in the English Garden in Munich.

 

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U-Bahn (=subway, or tube, for you folks from London) station "Am Hart" in Munich.

 

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Close-up of a Lily flower.

 

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In a super warm sunset light.

 

The Maximilianeum in Munich is the seat of the Bayerische Landtag, the unicameral parliament of the state of Bavaria in Germany.

It is also home of the Stiftung Maximilianeum, a gifted students' foundation.

 

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The U-Bahn station "Großhadern" in Munich.

 

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The asymmetric coloured U-Bahn station "Oberwiesenfeld" in Munich.

 

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Two trams passing by at the Maxmonument station, with the Maximilianeum in the background. KInd of a "lucky shot", usually one gets on one tram at this spot.

 

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In a nice after sunset light. Schloss Nymphenburg is a palace located in the west of Munich and one of the main tourist attractions of the city, with yearly over 300,000 visitors,

 

The palace is the main summer residence of the House of Wittelsbach, former rulers of Bavaria.

 

Commisioned in 1664, the central building in the style of an Italian Villa was completed in 1675 Gradually the sides were added and the current appearance was reached in 1716.

 

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On a tagetes flower.

 

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The Karlstor is one of the remaining medieval Munich city gates, first mentioned in AD 1302.

 

Today it forms the western end of the pedestrians zone towards the Karlsplatz (aka Stachus)

 

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Nymphenburg Palace in a warm afternoon light.

 

Schloss Nymphenburg is a palace located in the west of Munich and one of the main tourist attractions of the city, with yearly over 300,000 visitors,

 

The palace is the main summer residence of the House of Wittelsbach, former rulers of Bavaria.

 

Commisioned in 1664, the central building in the style of an Italian Villa was completed in 1675 Gradually the sides were added and the current appearance was reached in 1716.

 

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Winter BW of the waterfall in the English Garden in Munich.

 

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The waterfall in the English Garden in Munich.

 

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Just some more autumn colours.

 

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The BMW Welt (English BMW World) is the combined exhibition, event and delivery center of BMW.

Located in the Milbertshofen-Am Hart district next to the BMW Vierzylinder (corporate HQ), it was built from 2003 to 2007.

 

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The Karlsplatz is a round square in central Munich. The square was officially named Karlsplatz in 1797, but Munich natives seldom use that name, calling the square instead Stachus, after the former pub "Beim Stachus" that once was located there.

Even the U-Bahn and S-Bahn announcements use the unofficial name.

 

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A monumental fountain located at the Lenbachplatz,

 

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At the blue hour, just before the park closes for the night...

 

Schloss Nymphenburg is a palace located in the west of Munich and one of the main tourist attractions of the city, with yearly over 300,000 visitors,

 

The palace is the main summer residence of the House of Wittelsbach, former rulers of Bavaria.

 

Commisioned in 1664, the central building in the style of an Italian Villa was completed in 1675 Gradually the sides were added and the current appearance was reached in 1716.

 

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The HVB Tower, formerly also known as "Hypo-Haus" (Hypo-House) is the headquarters of the HypoVereinsbank, a brand of Unicredit Bank AG.

 

This 113.7 meters tall skyscraper in Munich was completed in 1981.

 

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The BMW Welt (English BMW World) is the combined exhibition, event and delivery center of BMW.

Located in the Milbertshofen-Am Hart district next to the BMW Vierzylinder (corporate HQ), it was built from 2003 to 2007.

 

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In summer the Marienplatz is full of gaudily illuminated bicycle rickshaws. They do leave nice light trails, though... 😀

 

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Yet another red rose from the archives.

 

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......in an underground station. (Munich Marienplatz)

When visiting the Munich Zoo you never know

Who's looking at Who

Is it the Monkey 🙊 who asks “Who are You” ?

Or is it You who really don’t know

You’re stealing the Monkeys’ greatest Show ?

It may also be the Amur Tiger 🐯 You meet

While He thinks You’re a chewy Piece of Meat !

A Zoo Visit is a great Adventure

For Animals more than just a mere Pleasure …..

(Caren)

 

😄 HaPpY Macro Monday 😄

 

Macro showing the Logo ( <1 ¾“ x ¾“ ) of #MunichZoo taken from the Zoo-Guide Booklet on November 1st, 2019 and uploaded for #MacroMondays #BrandAndLogos

 

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Schloss Nymphenburg is a palace located in the west of Munich and one of the main tourist attractions of the city, with yearly over 300,000 visitors,

 

The palace is the main summer residence of the House of Wittelsbach, former rulers of Bavaria.

 

Commisioned in 1664, the central building in the style of an Italian Villa was completed in 1675 Gradually the sides were added and the current appearance was reached in 1716.

 

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Near sunset at the Olympiaberg in Munich.

 

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The U-Bahn station "Hasenbergl" in Munich.

 

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Yet another garden guest.

 

We had a staring contest until he declared me harmless.

 

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Schloss Blutenburg (Blutenburg Castle) was was first mentioned in 1432 though it's origins reach back to a moated castle from the 13th century.

In the years 1438–39 Duke Albert III, Duke of Bavaria in rebuild the castle as a hunting-lodge.

Nowadays it houses the International Youth Library (Internationale Jugendbibliothek) and the library of the Michael Ende Museum.

 

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An unusual highrise office building in Munich - in the shape of a bridge. 90m long, 23m wide, max. height 46 m. It house mainly media companies, thus the name "Medienbrücke" (="Media Bridge")

 

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Taken from the Olympiaturm TV tower.

 

Below is the 1972 Olympistadion with the ferris wheel of the impark Sommerfestival 2019.

 

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St. Luke's Church (St. Lukas or Lukaskirche) is the largest protestant church in Munich.

Most prominent feature is the large domes above the crossing.

 

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A frog's perspective view up the Mariensäule on the Marienplatz.

 

Erected in 1638 by Kurfürst Maximilian I as thanks that Munich was spared from destruction during the Thirty Years' War. Maria is celebrated as "Patrona Bavariae ".

 

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Winter wonderland in the English Garden in Munich, Feb. 2018.

 

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Enough Shanghai nighttime clouds, here are some Munich daytime clouds...

 

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Subway station Böhmerwaldplatz in Munich.

 

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The Justizpalast Munich (Palace of Justice) opened in 1897 and has this fantastic set of stairs. I love just looking at them

 

Note: Sorry for a repeat shot, I originally shot this freehand June 2018 and wasn't 100% happy with the result. So I had to return and try again but this time with a tripod :-)

The U-Bahn station "Mangfallplatz" in Munich. Here the bored pile walls, used during construction to secure the excavation pit, have been made a design element.

 

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Former "Plant 1" of the Pfanni raspeball factory in Munich - now home for creatives and startups.

 

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Taken from the Hofgarten.

Official name of this church is "Stiftskirche St. Kajetan", it is the church of the catholic Theatines order (Latin name Ordo Clericorum Regularium). The church was build from 1663 to 1690 in late baroque style.

 

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One from the archives...

Heavy winter fog on the Schwere-Reiter-Straße at the tram station Barbarastraße in Munich.

 

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