The Maximilianstrasse in Munich

29 February 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Shopping Reading Time:  5 minutes

Street sign 'Maximilianstraße' © Maximilian Dörrbecker

Street sign ‘Maximilianstraße’ © Maximilian Dörrbecker

The neo-Renaissance Maximilianstraße in Munich is one of the city’s four royal avenues. It starts at Max-Joseph-Platz, where the Residenz and the National Theatre are situated, and runs from west to east. Principal was king Maximilian II of Bavaria, who started the project in 1850, the avenue is named for his honour. Leading architect was Friedrich Bürklein.   read more…

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