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'Brienner Straße'' is a boulevard, that runs from ''Odeonsplatz'' in western direction.
'Brienner Straße'' is a boulevard, that runs from ''Odeonsplatz'' in western direction. The houses along the street are built in a classicistic style and it is considered to be Munich's first avenue. On its way it crosses (from east to west) ''Odeonsplatz'', ''Karolinenplatz'', ''Königsplatz'' and ''Stiglmaierplatz''.
'Karolinenplatz'' is a circular square, which is dominated by the black obelisk in its center
That square was built at the beginning of the 19th century at a place, where the northern city fortifications used to be
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 northern tip of ''Maximilianplatz'' is dedicated to the victims of the holocaust since 1946
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
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
The Benedictine abbey was founded in 1835 by Bavarian King Ludwig I
The collection shows minerals, including diamonds, emeralds and other gemstones as well as some meteorites
Ludwig I and his architect Leo von Klenze built a large square, in classical style, including the Antikensammlung