English Garden, Munich

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English Garden is one of the largest public parks in the world. Covering an area of about 370 hectares (910 acres), it stretches from the city center all the way to the northeastern city limits. Originally created in 1789 by inventor and physicist Sir Benjamin Thompson, the park was massively extended and improved by a series of his successors. The park's name refers to a style of informal landscape gardening popular in Britain in the mid-18th century. Wander the area to see a number of eye-catching temples, teahouses, pavilions, and pagodas. The park's main features are its meadows and ponds, which spread over a gently rolling terrain. Relax under the shade of trees or take advantage of nearly 80 km (50 mi) of biking and hiking trails. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Munich trip simple and quick.
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  • This Park is amazing. In addition to huge, lakes, animals in freedom, peace, etc, make it unique. In addition, you can enjoy people surfing in the river.
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  • A huge park! Beautiful walks and inside there is also a very nice Brewer Park. Really worth a go!
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  • Beautiful place for a walk in the center of Munich. We were there on a rainy day so we didn't really enjoy it but I am sure it would be much better on days with nice weather.  more »
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