List of Famous Munich Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Munich skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Munich architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Munich are included on this list. Information about these Munich buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Munich and older historic landmarks.

This list is made up of many different buildings, including Frauenkirche, Munich and Allianz Arena. This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Munich? This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Munich. Famous architectural houses within the city of Munich are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

Allianz Arena is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Munich Buildings & Structures
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The Allianz Arena is a football stadium in Munich, Bavaria, Germany with a 75,024 seating capacity. Widely known for its exterior of inflated ETFE plastic panels, it is the first stadium in the world with a full color-changing color exterior. Located at 25 Werner-Heisenberg-Allee at the northern edge of Munich's Schwabing-Freimann borough on the Fröttmaning Heath, it is the third largest arena in Germany behind Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund and the Olympiastadion in Berlin. The two professional Munich football clubs FC Bayern Munich and TSV 1860 München have played their home games at the Allianz Arena since the start of the 2005–06 season. The clubs had previously played their home games at ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Bavaria, Germany

Opened: Jan 01 2005

Created By: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron

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Arabella Hochhaus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Munich Buildings & Structures
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Arabella Hochhaus

Arabella-Hochhaus is a 23-storey, 75 m, skyscraper designed by architect Toby Schmidbauer. It was constructed from 1966 to 1969 by Josef Schörghuber in Munich, Germany. Until the 1990s, the former Musicland Studios was located in its basement. The building is located at Arabellapark, part of the Bogenhausen neighborhood in the East of Munich. In order to meet demand for hotel rooms during the 1972 Olympic Games the building was partly converted into Arabella Bogenhausen Hotel offering 467 rooms, which was one of the largest hotels in the Munich area at those times. In addition to the hotel, the building is at present home to two clinics, 500 rental apartments, and 100 offices and surgeries. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Bavaria, Germany

Opened: Jan 01 1969

Structural Height (m): 75.0

Building Function: Hotel

Bavarian State Library is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Munich Buildings & Structures
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Bavarian State Library

The Bavarian State Library in Munich is the central "Landesbibliothek", i. e. the state library of the Free State of Bavaria and one of Europe's most important universal libraries. With its collections currently comprising around 9.81 million books, it ranks among the best research libraries worldwide. Moreover, its historical stock encompasses one of the most important manuscript collections of the world, the largest collection of incunabula worldwide, as well as numerous further important special collections. The legal deposit law has been in force since 1663, regulating that two copies of every printed work published in Bavaria have to be submitted to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. This ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Bavaria, Germany

Opened: Jan 01 1843

Structural Height (m): 24.0

Architect: Friedrich von Gärtner

Created By: Friedrich von Gärtner

Style: Romanesque Revival architecture

Building Function: Library

Beauharnais Palace

Munich palace of 1816. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany, Western Europe, + more

Opened: Jan 01 1816

Created By: Leo von Klenze

Style: Neo-Renaissance