Sunset Guide Munich

When the sun begins to set, the city acquires a special beauty. At these places you can experience the best sunset in Munich:

Olympic Hill

The Olympic Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Munich. All over the grounds, people sit down on the slopes with picnic blankets and chilled refreshments. It's a wonderful place to enjoy the sunset - far from the crowds that flock to the English Garden. And the climb up the 60 meter hill is well worth the effort. Once at the top, you have a wonderful view of the city, the Olympic Stadium and lake as well as the Olympic Tower.

Nymphenburg Palace

Imposing and yet very romantic is the Nymphenburg Palace. Take a leisurely evening stroll along the canal and enjoy the majestic sight of the evening sun reflecting in the water before disappearing behind the palace. The well-kept grounds and the swans complete the picturesque allure.


The Hacker Bridge is one of the classic viewing spots to enjoy the evening sun. Join the many others who, with chilled drinks at hand, collectively watch the sun set behind the tracks. The sweeping view over the railroad tracks and the modern office buildings give the spot a lovely big-city feel.


If you want to enjoy the sun's rays until the last minute, you should visit the Maximilian grounds. The view onto the historical city center from the Friedensengel ("Angel of Peace") is particularly beautiful. As the sun sets, Munich lies at your feet in soft shades of gold and red.


During the day, the large Theresienwiese is often rather empty, but in the evening it fills up on the steps below the Lady Bavaria statue. You can't watch the setting sun at its best here, but the evening atmosphere is still very special when maybe spending the time in the company of some friends.

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