Munich Stopover17

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YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS PRESENTATION HERE: http://www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda/munich-stopover17 Thank you! Munich (München) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, and the 12th biggest city of the European Union, with a population of above 1.5 million. The Munich Metropolitan Region is home to 5.8 million people

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17 Greetings from Munich

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The Allianz Arena is a football stadium with a 75,000 seating capacity, the first stadium in the world with a full colour changing exterior

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The Allianz Arena 2005

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Seating area of the Allianz Arena

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BMW Headquarters (BMW Tower) is a Munich landmark declared a protected historic building in 1999. The Tower was built between 1968 and 1972. The 101-metre (331 ft) building is located near the Olympic Village. The tower's exterior is supposed to mimic the shape of four cylinders in a car engine, with the museum representing a cylinder head. Both buildings were designed by the Austrian architect Karl Schwanzer

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The main tower consists of four vertical cylinders standing next to and across from each other. Each cylinder is divided horizontally in its center by a mold in the facade. Notably, these cylinders do not stand on the ground; they are suspended on a central support tower. During the construction, individual floors were assembled on the ground and then elevated. The tower has a diameter of 52.30 metres (171.6 ft)

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BMW Welt (BMW World)

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The  Olympic Tower (Olympiaturm) in the Olympic Park, was built for the 1972 Summer Olympics. It has an overall height of 291 m 

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View to the BMW Headquarters from the Observation Deck of the Olympic Tower in Munich

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The BMW Museum is located right next to the tower while BMW Welt , which showcases the current cars of BMW and acts as a distribution centre, opened on the opposite side of the road on 17 October 2007

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BMW Welt (BMW World) is a multi-use exhibition center used for meetings and promotional events, and where buyers take delivery of BMW vehicles

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BMW Welt at night

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Munich The HypoVereinsbank tower, 1975-1981

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Munich Hauptsynagoge Ohel Jakob

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Hauptsynagoge Ohel Jakob

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Isartor is one of four main gates of the medieval city wall

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Isartor, part of the fortifications erected by Ludwig the Bavarian in the early 14th century

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Bavarian State Library  Fountain Courtyard (Brunnenhof) Odeonsplatz Hofgarten (Court Garden) Bavarian State Chancellery Hofgarten (Court Garden) and Odeonsplatz

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Königsplatz (King's Square) built in the style of European Neo-Classicism in the 19th century, is a center of cultural life

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Hofgarten (Court Garden) Odeonsplatz Old botanic garden The area around Königsplatz is today the home to the Kunst areal, Munich's gallery and museum quarter

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The Ionic Glyptothek was commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig I to house his collection of Greek and Roman sculptures 1816  

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The Doric Propylaea (Propyläen) created as memorial for the accession of Otto of Greece, 1862

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Nazi book burnings occurred at Königsplatz in 1933

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Karl von Fischer modeled the Königsplatz on the Acropolis in Athens

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Königsplatz State Museum of Classical Art  Propylaea   Glyptothek

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Leopoldstrasse and Siegestor

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A long thin park in southwest Munich, made between 1978 and 1983, Westpark hosted the 1983 IGA (International Garden Show). It is a good example of the style of the times: curvilinear abstract modern, with daring use of herbaceous plants. A green bridge carries the park over Garmischer Strasse. There are a number of Asian gardens and structures in Westpark

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Alf Lechner - Wasserplastik

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Westpark Asian ensemble Japanese garden

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The Japanese garden was a gift from Munich's sister City Sapporo and combines elements from the Hainan period

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Nepalese pagoda The pagoda was shipped to Munich in sections from Nepal and re-assembled in the park

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The Chinese garden is known as "Der Garten von Duft und Pracht" (The Garden of Fragrance and Beauty)

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Its design is symbolic of the Chinese philosophy that human life should adapt to and follow the passage of the four seasons

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Westpark Asian ensemble Chinese garden

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A free standing Thai-Sala hosts the first consecrated Gautama Buddha statue in Germany

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The Mollsee is an artificial lake situated in the eastern section of the park

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The Thai Sala in the Sendling-Westpark is a gift of a German businessman from Bangkok

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Text & Pictures: Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation : Sanda Foi ş oreanu https://plus.google.com/+SandaMichaela Sound : Richard Strauss - Also sprach Zarathustra ( Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Herbert von Karajan) 2016

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