Munich (German: München) is located in the Upper Bavarian High Plains of Bavaria in southern Germany, only about 45 km from the northern foothills of the Alps and is the capital of Bavaria. Munich is one of Germany’s major economic, technological, cultural, and transportation centres. The manufacturing, software and service industries are well developed. The headquarters of BMW, Siemens and Allianz Insurance are located here and it is also the second-largest financial city in Germany. It is a historical and cultural city, retaining the quaint style of the former Bavarian capital.
It has a lot of Baroque and Gothic architecture. They are typical representatives of the European Renaissance, and various sculptures in the town abound. München is a unique town that combines history with modernity. Between the old and the new town, the illusion of time and space exchange stimulates the imagination of visitors. Munich is a city where the traditional and modern sit side by side blending perfectly. Visit Munich to feel the enthusiasm and hospitality of the city. Consistently every year, toward the end of September and the start of October, Munich hosts the iconic Oktoberfest, the world's biggest folk fest. During Oktoberfest the city welcomes around 6-7 million visitors for 16 days and total beer consumption during Oktoberfest is estimated to be 7 million litres.