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That square was built at the beginning of the 19th century at a place, where the northern city fortifications used to be.
That square was built at the beginning of the 19th century at a place, where the northern city fortifications used to be. The main sights today are the ''Wittelsbacherbrunnen'', the most beautiful fountain in Munich, the New Stock Exchange (''Neue Börse'') of 1901 and the House of Artists (''Künstlerhaus''). ''Maximilianplatz'' becomes the place to be during the night, when the clubs, that surround the square open their gates.
'Brienner Straße'' is a boulevard, that runs from ''Odeonsplatz'' in western direction
The northern tip of ''Maximilianplatz'' is dedicated to the victims of the holocaust since 1946
Michaelskirche is the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps, built by Duke Wilhelm V as a center for the Catholic Reformation in 1583-'97
'Karolinenplatz'' is a circular square, which is dominated by the black obelisk in its center
The Catholic Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady is the seat of the Archbishop and the largest church in Munich
The Pinakothek der Moderne is the largest museum of modern art in Germany, comprising the Sammlung Moderne Kunst (Modern Art Museum), Die Neue Sammlung (The Design Museum), Architekturmuseum der Technischen Universität München (Architecture Museum of the Technical University), and the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München (State Graphics Museum)
The Theatine Church of St
The Feldherrnhalle is a monumental Italianesque loggia on the Odeonsplatz built in 1841-'44 by King Ludwig I of Bavaria to honor the his army
Commissioned by Ludwig I and inaugurated in 1836, the Alte Pinakothek is one of the oldest art museums in the world
The Neue Pinakothek is part of Munich's Kunstareal (art district), showcasing European art of the 18th - 19th century from the Bavarian State Painting Collections