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Mariensaeule, Freising
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  • We had an 8-hour layover in Munich and didn't want to spend that long just sitting around the airport. Rather than go all the way into Munich, we headed to Freising instead. Using the 635 bus, it took...  more »
  • Explored town for a meal and found this lovely platz with Marian Statue and Farmers' Market. Had a great meal on the terrace of Cafe Marienplatz overlooking everything. 
  • The Marian column on the Marienplatz in Freising represents the center of the market square in Freising.
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  • Golden Mother Mary. When the swedes were about the attack the city, the Duke fled to Austria and prayed to mother Mary to protect the city. The citizens ended up paying the swedes with money and beer. The Duke then returned and had this monument built.
  • after visiting the german museum .just walk by the river and you will find the mariensaeule..its a nice monument
  • Beautiful square. Will go back. Glockenspiel is worth seeing once. But only once. Christmas markets here are nice.
  • Go in the morning and check this out. In the afternoon, that area gets really crowded.
  • I adore this place,"so beautiful at Christmas time.