Glockenspiel im Rathausturm, Munich

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You'll find Glockenspiel im Rathausturm, a century-old glockenspiel and its animated wooden characters, mounted on the Neus Rathaus building. Watch it chime and re-enact stories from the 16th century, a lovely experience that lasts about 15 minutes. Admire the mechanism's intricate construction, consisting of 43 bells and 32 life-size characters. Make sure to stay until the golden rooster chirps, marking the end of the show. Plan your Glockenspiel im Rathausturm visit and explore what else you can see and do in Munich using our Munich route website .
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  • It was very nice the Carillon by close to listen to, it is already an attraction on the Marienplatz
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  • The clock is definitely something worthy to wait. Since there were quite some people in the square, we started waiting from ~11:45. The clock actually started the show at around 12:05 and lasted prett...  more »
  • Fantastic and object of attention. But don't forget the magnificent building which is located and which is a real Marvel. And well worth the spend some time and watch it carefully.
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The St. Paul district is the site of Munich's yearly Oktoberfest and offers easy access to the city center. You may be able to find accommodation deals in the Am Schlachthof district, which is populated with small businesses and artists. Glockenbachviertel is the center of the city's nightlife with bars, clubs, and restaurants lining the streets. In contrast, Am alten Südfriedhof is a quiet residential district.
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