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27 May 2018
“Upmarket nieghbourhood”
15 Aug 2018
“The Quintesential Fashion City”
Although Munich's Bohemian neighborhood has gentrified in recent years, visitors to the area can still experience hints of its cultural legacy.
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Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Always great to be in the Centre of Munich’s vibe. The people, style, fashion, food, nightlife will not disappoint the seasoned traveller or one just starting out on a fashion adventure. The film studio Arri Flex is on your doorstep as is the New Forrest.....set...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Schwabing covers the area beyond the Siegestor on Leopoldstrasse and is home to universities, museums, the English Gardens and the Walking man sculpture. Older than the city of Munich, it used to be home to many artists and intellectuals including Lenin.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Took a long walk along Franz-Josef-, Animiller- and Romer-strasse, which a friend has recommended me as streets to scour for Jugendstil houses. And, yes, there were at least a dozen great buildings in this area (including the house of the White Rose kids). The area...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

My place of work was in outer Schwabing, so I had some chance to go around the place. It was pretty quiet apart from the office travel hours. There were some good places for food though, Indian/Thai etc. Advantage - it is well connected on...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank prabitm
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This area has plenty of shops and cafe's to explore and a market area too. It's got a quite intimate feel to it, although several of the shops and cafes seemed a little empty or closed around 4:30-5pm on a Sat. afternoon which sapped the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

during our holiday we stayed in the schwabing area.it's a quiet area not like the city centre.i liked this area because it's not so crowded.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

Munich's trendiest neighbourhood just north of the old town, pass the Siegstor. Home to the University campus, the "Walking Man" statue, many trendy cafes and restaurant, and of course, a quick and easy path to Englischer Garten. Enjoyed our stroll there.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

Schwabing is full of cafe and interesting shops. It definitely has a university feel. Great place to shop, or to grab a beer

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

Excellent place to visit in the Munch area. Beautiful architecture and walking areas. One of the best free attractions .

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a former Bohemian quarters with some expensive homes but still a popular haunt for the tourists & locals especially the young, surrounded as it is by the University & English Garden.It also has the popular main boulevards Lepoldstrasse & Hofenzollernstrasse close by.There are...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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