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Attractive city gate to the Old Town

Isartor is one of the four city gates that formed part of the medieval fortifications around the... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
Impressive Gate

The hotel I frequently stay in, the Hotel Torbräu, is adjacent to the impressive Isartor, one of... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
CJTravelerTexas
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Bryan, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best visited in December when you can enjoy the small Christmas market and the very famous drink "Feuerzangenbowle".

Thank James H
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Isartor is one of the four city gates that formed part of the medieval fortifications around the city. It was originally constructed around the end of the 13th century. However what you see today is a reconstruction of the 1830s version of the city gate,...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

During the Middle Ages, Munich had 4 external gates surrounding the city. The Isartor is one of only 3 remaining. It is close to the Isar River, after which it is named. I enjoy history and architecture, so this one was a must see for...More

Thank Des1963
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The hotel I frequently stay in, the Hotel Torbräu, is adjacent to the impressive Isartor, one of the surviving medieval gates to the city of Munich. This gate provides a number of photo opportunities, and is well worth seeing.

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The easternmost of the three surviving medieval city gates derives its name from the river Isar which flows near it. The gate has three gothic arches topped by frescoes depicting a triumphal procession. The gate is flanked by two octagonal towers and a central tower...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I have now been traveling in Europe for over 25 years and have been enjoying several visits to München. But the city hall and the Mayor is so full of themselves that they are not even contactable on issues like this! The reason I say...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

It’s easy to forget Munich’s medieval past but this gateway serves as a reminder of what was. It’s close by the river (hence the name) and offers a tantalising glimpse of history. Well worth a look

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 19 January 2018

The Isartor is a medieval gateway to the city centre of Munich adjacent to the banks of the Isar river. A really interesting part of the history of the city situated in the centre of a major road intersection.There is a marvelous fresco painted on...More

Thank Brad A
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We stumbled on this amazing piece of history. It is very close to the main shopping street and worth the walk to see this lovely historical set of buildings.

Thank Del255100
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I stopped by one night to see the place packed with locals as the inside courtyard is filled with food and drink stands during Dec & Jan (Cheaper than the stands by the Ice Rink in Karlsplatz). There is literally a cauldron of fire in...More

Thank Mike N
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