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Ruhmeshalle, Munich

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Climb up into the head of Ruhmeshalle, the imposing classical bronze sand-cast statue built in the 19th century to personify the strength and glory of Bavaria. The first statue since Classical Antiquity to be made of solid cast bronze, the 87.36 metric ton (96.3 ton) monument was commissioned by Ludwig I of Bavaria to mark the period of peace after Napoleon's defeat in 1813. You'll ascend an 18.5 m (60.7 ft) circular staircase leading up to the statue's head, where you'll look out through her helmet to breathtaking vistas of the Theresienwiese and downtown Munich. Plan to see Ruhmeshalle and other attractions that appeal to you using our Munich tourist route planner.
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  • August 12, 2017
    This ask the average "October Fest" visitors to the back of the Theresienwiese, 20 meters high, can be visited within Bavaria szoborról and Ruhmeshalleról in the background. This was significant in the last century Bavarian egyéniségeire remember 1-1 statue.
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  • August 6, 2017
    Only about six people may at the same time in the Bavaria statue above Theresienwiese. The rise is close and worth a visit. The views above in good weather even up in the Alps. What special especially for techies.
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  • August 5, 2017
    I breezed past the statue of Bavaria right by the Oktoberfest grounds and only by chance discovered the entrance door round the back. There were signs about it being open but I confess I missed them! ...  more »
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  • Nice view over the city and Theresienwiese
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  • Must be seen.
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  • The Bavaria (statue of 1850 patroness of Bavaria) with the Hall of Fame. Who had been King Luis I, at the time was a field (die ' Wiesn) out of town, where took place in 1810 wedding party with the Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Origin of today so called Oktoberfest. If you can climb up to the head statue of Bavaria.
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  • Nice to the stroll through but not always open
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  • Closed from 16: 10 to March.
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