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  • Address: Between Prinzregenten Street and Freimann
  • Hours: Open 24 hours a day
  • Admission: Free

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English Garden (Englischer Garten)

The Englischer Garten, German for "English Garden", is one of the world's largest urban parks - even larger than New York's Central Park. Named for the English style of landscape gardening, the park is popular with locals and visitors alike who come to lounge on the meadow grass, cycle the winding paths, or even surf the man-made waterfall created by a bridge over the Eisbach stream on Prinzregent Strasse.

The English weren't the only ones to have an influence in Munich's park, the Japanese Teahouse and Chinese Tower are also popular attractions in the Englischer Garten. Have a bratwurst and a beer at the Biergarten at the foot of the Chinese Tower while listening to traditional German music played by men in Liederhosen. There is another Biergarten located in the park, Seehaus, where you can also rent a paddle boat and take a spin around the lake on warmer days. 

Practical Info

Located in the heart of Munich, the Englischer Garten serves as the primary recreation spot for Germans. The Garten is divided into northern and southern parts by a busy road, and each section has its distinct characteristics. Sheep graze in the grass of the northern part, called the Hirschau, where there is an amphitheatre used for open air performances in summer. The southern part is mostly used for sunbathing and sport. These two halves make the Englischer Garten perfect for all outdoor activities in Munich.

Tours & Tickets

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Munich City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 658 Reviews

Explore Munich with a 24h or 48h ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main sights as you hop on and hop off at conveniently located stops ...  Read more

Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: Varies

From USD $16.95

Munich Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 81 Reviews

Bike Munich to make the most of its wide open parks, elegant plazas, meandering riverbanks, beer gardens and winding medieval alleyways. Bike paths are the ...  Read more

Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $27.13

Munich Segway Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 65 Reviews

Cruise effortlessly through Munich's parks and sidewalks as you view the sights by Segway! Aboard the self-balancing, personal transportation device that's ...  Read more

Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: Varies

From USD $81.38

Munich Super Saver: City Bike Tour plus Bavarian Beer and Food Evening

4.5 star rating: Recommended 10 Reviews

Sightsee by bike in the morning and swig beer in the evening, on a Munich Super Saver tour that combines two best-selling experiences at a discounted price! ...  Read more

Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $50.86
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Munich Segway Tour During Oktoberfest

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

While you’re in Munich for Oktoberfest, take a few hours’ break from the festivities to see the city’s major attractions on an afternoon Segway tour! Cruising ...  Read more

Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $66.69

Private Munich Bike Tour

Munich ranks as one of the most livable cities in the world. Among the reasons? The Bavarian capital boasts bike-friendly streets and scenic cycle routes that ...  Read more

Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $46.91

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