Named after King Maximilian I Joseph, the Max-Joseph-Platz is a large cobblestoned square at the western end of the royal avenue Maximilianstraße. In the middle of the square is Christian Daniel Rauch's bronze statue of a seated Maximilian in Roman garb. It is surrounded by the Bayerisches Nationaltheater (National Theatre) to the east, Residenztheater and Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste in Königsbau to the north, Residenzstraße's luxury retail outlets to the west, and the Neo-Renaissance arcades of the former Palais Toerring-Jettenbach to the south.
Max-Joseph-Platz, 80539 Munich, Germany
Max-Joseph-Platz and Nearby Attractions on Map
Alte Pinakothek(1.1 km)
Commissioned by Ludwig I and inaugurated in 1836, the Alte Pinakothek is one of the oldest art museums in the world.
Englischer Garten(2.9 km)
The English Garden is a vast urban park sprawling over 900 acres on the west bank of the Isar river, from central Munich to the northeast edge of the city.
Bavarian State Opera(0 km)
Deutsches Museum(1.2 km)
The Deutsches Museum in Munich is one of the greatest scientific and technical museums in the world, and an absolute 'must see' in Munich.
The Marienplatz is the central square of Munich, named after the Mariensaule - the Marian Column topped with the golden statue of Virgin Mary.
The Catholic Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady is the seat of the Archbishop and the largest church in Munich.
The Asamkirche is an 18th century Late Baroque and Rococo church in Munich built by sculptor Egid Quirin Asam and his brother, painter Cosmas Damian Asam, as their private spiritual space.
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