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Address: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Great at Christmas

Starting from Karlsplatz, this impressive gate becomes the beginning of the Christmas markets leading to Marienplatz. Karlsplatz itself had an ice rink bordered by food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Starting from Karlsplatz, this impressive gate becomes the beginning of the Christmas markets leading to Marienplatz. Karlsplatz itself had an ice rink bordered by food & drink, a great Christmas atmosphere and worth the walk down from Marienplatz

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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365 reviews
190 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice way to start the walk on the main shopping street. The rest of the street is not as cool though. Mostly the same stores taht can be found anywhere.

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Thank Morten R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

check the architecture of the castle wall. very nearby/walkable to the busy streets and surrounding with lots of restaurants and shoppings, visit places.

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Karlstor was our first impression of Munich and our first gluhwein stop on arrival. We watched people iceskating on the temporary rink, overlooked by the kitsch log chateau, bedecked in fairy lights. People stream in, out and around making it a great place for people-watching, just don't get in the way of commuters trying to access the public transport station... More 

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Thank BecstarAbroad
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

That is the "entrance" to the Kaufstrasse... Very busy with a lot of people passing by. It is beautiful, but not really a place for contemplating, just passing it by.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This will be a memory for life. Great for a walk to see the sites and have a feel for this great City.

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Thank cdhcch
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017

- It's a must see area with lot of eating and shopping options available. - Best thing is the beer shop with each beer can having new taste.

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Thank Imran A
Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Close to Marienplatz with thousands of tourists and local residents. Always busy and noisy. Not a place for chilling out...

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A really nice spot easily accessible and popular. It is a place I recommend you walk through as you are discovering Munich.

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Thank Catherine M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a pretty gate right in the historical center of the city. It was bustling with people when we were there so taking a photo of the gate was tough. One other reviewer said they thought the gate looked "fake", like something from a movie set. I agree somewhat only because it is so clean and polished. It looks... More 

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