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Chinesischer Turm

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  • JoK

    The English Garden offers many opportunities for relaxation, be it to detach yourself from the hustle and bustle of the city on a city tour or just to take a deep breath. At the Chinese tower there is the possibility to fortify yourself in a beer garden.

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    • September 8, 2018

  • Söhni 🏃🇩🇪♥️🇺🇦

    In the middle of the English Garden, a 25 meter high tower rises from the treetops. It is reminiscent of a Chinese temple, but around it there is a Bavarian attitude towards life: a brass band plays marching music, locals and tourists toast in the beer garden with their beer mugs and enjoy their roast chicken. With 7,000 seats, the beer garden at the Chinese Tower is the second largest beer garden in Munich, right after the Hirschgarten. Tourists from all over the world come here to drink the Munich court brew beer. But the Chinese Tower is also a popular meeting place for Munich residents to enjoy the summer after work with brass music. As the beer garden tradition wants, you can eat your own snack here. You only have to buy the drinks at the tavern.

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    • April 18, 2017

  • Siggi

    This is where Munich meets the rest of the world
    In the middle of the English Garden in Munich, a 25 meter high tower rises from the treetops. It is reminiscent of a Chinese temple, but around it there is a Bavarian attitude towards life: a brass band plays marching music, locals and tourists toast in the beer garden with their beer mugs and enjoy their roast chicken.

    History of the tower
    The Chinese Tower was built by Baptist Lechner based on a design by Joseph Frey as early as 1789/90. The pagoda, which is twice as high in the royal palace gardens of Kew Gardens in London, was used as a model. This in turn is a replica of the majolica pagoda in Beijing. The wooden Chinese tower burned down again and again, but was always rebuilt, most recently in 1952 after the Second World War.

    Source: muenchen.de

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    • July 14, 2020

  • Tatjana 👣🏞️🍺

    The Chinese Tower, also known as Chinaturm and initially known as the Great Pagoda, is a 25-meter-high wooden building in the style of a pagoda, which stands in the English Garden in Munich. The building was built in the years 1789 to 1790 and made accessible to the public in 1792 with the opening of the English Garden as a viewing platform. During one of the air raids on Munich during the Second World War, the Chinese tower burned down, but was reopened in 1952 after reconstruction. The tower is now considered a landmark of the English Garden

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    • February 23, 2019

  • A🚶🏽‍♂️L🚴🏼‍♂️E🏃🏽‍♂️X

    Along with the Monopteros, the Chinese Tower is probably the most famous landmark in the English Garden. The 25 meter high tower is a polygonal, five-storey structure made of wood, has a diameter of 19 meters at the bottom and tapers in steps up to about 6 meters. The individual floors, which are connected by a spiral staircase, have curved shingle roofs that are adorned with gilded bells. Unfortunately, climbing is only possible on special occasions.
    muenchenwiki.de/wiki/Chinesischer_Turm

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    • November 19, 2020

  • 1Fritz-Mar 🇩🇪❤️🇺🇦

    The first destination in Munich was the visit of the English Garden with the Chinese Tower with its beer garden. Here was the perfect opportunity to stop by and stop by. The mood was optimal and the Moaß tasted.

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    • May 14, 2018

  • Felix

    The Chinese tower is a highly recommended beer garden with - believe it - the Chinese tower.

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    • September 5, 2018

  • Sopho, Micha, Frieda & Bella 🐶🐾

    The Chinese Tower, also known as the Chinese Tower and initially known as the Great Pagoda, is a 25-meter-high wooden structure in the style of a pagoda that stands in the English Garden in Munich.
    The building was built between 1789 and 1790 and opened to the public as a viewing platform in 1792 with the opening of the English Garden.
    The Chinese Tower burned down in one of the air raids on Munich during World War II, but was reopened in 1952 after reconstruction.
    The tower is now a landmark in the English Garden.

    (Source: Wikipedia)

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    • March 2, 2021

  • Flo

    There is a beautiful Christmas market here in the run-up to Christmas. In summer you can sit nicely in the beer garden.

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    • December 11, 2016

  • 🦣 Mammut Frank 🏒🥅👨🏼‍🚒🚒

    The Chinese Tower, also known as the Chinese Tower and initially known as the Great Pagoda, is a 25-meter-high wooden structure in the style of a pagoda that stands in the English Garden in Munich. The building was built between 1789 and 1790 and opened to the public as a viewing platform in 1792 with the opening of the English Garden. The Chinese Tower burned down in one of the air raids on Munich during World War II, but was reopened in 1952 after reconstruction. The tower is now a landmark in the English Garden.
    In the 1970s the building was closed for safety reasons and since then it has only been allowed to be entered by the brass bands that regularly play there. At the Chinese Tower there is a carousel from the Biedermeier period, which has now been reconstructed, as well as numerous restaurants. Every third Sunday in July, the so-called Kocherlball, an event revived in 1989, is celebrated at the Chinese Tower.

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    • May 9, 2021

  • Mike 🇪🇺

    The selection in the beer garden is very large and recommended.
    Is probably self service.

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    • November 7, 2017

  • Anderl

    cool but very expensive beer garden, classic Munich.

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    • March 28, 2022

  • Knersi (📍Maisach)

    Worth taking a break

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    • May 3, 2022

  • Stefan

    There is also a huge beer market with all the Bavarian specialties

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    • August 3, 2018

  • Scout Jens

    Beer garden in the southern English Garden of Munich.

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    • October 25, 2019

  • Harald Schramm (Schocker)

    Probably the most famous building in the English garden.
    Photo motif Numero Uno.

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    • February 21, 2021

  • Tommys Auszeit 🌲🌳🥾🚲 🏕🎒

    The Chinese tower 😉👍🏻 is a great highlight

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    • April 10, 2021

  • Pete

    Isn't a Bavarian beer garden wonderful? Especially in such a great park !!

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    • August 27, 2021

  • Mansikka

    Always worth a visit, especially if there is live music from a brass band with beer and snacks.

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    • August 29, 2021

  • Harald Schramm (Schocker)

    A culturally rich beer garden in the English Garden, definitely worth a visit.

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    • October 10, 2021

  • 1Fritz-Mar 🇩🇪❤️🇺🇦

    The beer garden all beer garden

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    • August 26, 2019

  • Bike Janne

    Not just for hikers

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    • July 11, 2020

  • Lisa im Ländle

    Well laid out beer garden in the middle of the southern English garden. The tower itself isn't that pretty.

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    • July 19, 2021

  • Eric S. aus E.

    Always worth a visit🍻🌳☀️

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    • August 20, 2021


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