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Found it by accident

While walking around Munich we came across this old statue that was adorned by pictures of and... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
Roy E
Winnipeg, Canada
Takeover of the Orlande de Lassus monument at Promenadeplatz

An interesting sight at Promenadeplatz is the bronze monument of Orlande de Lassus, the 16th... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Hong Kong, China
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7 Dec 2018
“Found it by accident”
28 Jun 2018
“Takeover of the Orlande de Lassus monument at Promenadeplatz”
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Promenadenplatz, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

While walking around Munich we came across this old statue that was adorned by pictures of and tributes to Michael Jackson. It was interesting to look at, and surprising that the city allowed it to stay and become a tourist attraction. This would be of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roy E
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I never knew the Munich people were so in to Michael Jackson but I think it’s cool that they take the time and money to keep this memorial looking nice. MJ was a great singer and performer and was gone too quickly. Glad to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JDCharlotte
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A few friends and I stumbled across this one day. I've no idea why this is a thing but it is. If you're a fan go and see it I guess. Very odd indeed.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

An interesting sight at Promenadeplatz is the bronze monument of Orlande de Lassus, the 16th century Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance that has been taken over as a living memorial to American pop-artist Michael Jackson since his death in 2009. Today you will find...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BradJill
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is actually a statue built in memory of a German composer. However, it 'evolved' into a Michael Jackson memorial. People placed photos and memorabilia of Michael Jackson here, so it became his memorial. Nothing much here, unless you are a MJ fan.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank 588phis
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Unless you are a die hard MJ fan, I wouldn't exactly say this is a must visit, but hey, if you are in the area as we were, check it out. Across the road from the Hotel Bayerischer hof ( where Michael stayed) in a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank bitey27
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Set up by MJ fans, its a tribute to him. This place is kept decorated at all times by his fans who take turns doing it. Candles and flowers have stood at the unofficial shrine outside the city’s Bayerischer Hof hotel every day since the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank denzdm
Reviewed 12 December 2017

After the he died in June, 2009, his fans set-up a makeshift memorial – the Michael Jackson Shrine at the base of a statue honouring the Franco-Flemish Renaissance composer Orlande de Lassus. It has become a pop pilgrimage site, adorned with flowers, candles, photographs, hand-written...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mike K
Reviewed 13 October 2017

During our Munich city walking tour, our guide pointed out this “memorial” in the Promenadenplatz. Although city officials have never officially sanctioned it, the shrine has become a tourist site with flowers, balloons, and national flags left by fans from around the world. The monument...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Came upon this whilst going for a walk in central Munich. This is opposite the hotel Michael Jackson stayed in town. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it ,but have a look if near.

Date of experience: September 2017
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