Burgstrasse Street, Munich (Burgstraße)

Burgstrasse (German: Burgstraße) is one of the oldest city streets in Munich, located in the city center - in the historic old town of Munich.

The street name has been registered with the 1364.

The length of the street burgstraße underground station is around 150 metres. It connects two important places of interest in Munich: the former Ducal Palace and Imperial residence of the rulers of Bavaria - the Old courtyard (Hof Alter / Alter Hof) with the Old town hall (Altes Rathaus).

Objects on the street, burgstraße underground station

Along the street are located buildings, among which are remarkable:

- the North-Eastern extremity of the street marks the Entrance tower of the Old courtyardbuilt in one row with neighbouring buildings and with archway leading into the courtyard of the former Ducal castle. Read more about the Old yard...

- the building of Weinstadl (Weinstadl), located at number 5, is one of the oldest surviving townhouses in Munich. The building in the late Gothic style was built from 1500 extensions 1550 - 1552 years.

During the history, the building housed the city's wine cellar. Since the late 18th century, the building housed various wine taverns.

Today the building houses a restaurant with a courtyard. Read more about the house of Weinstadl...

- in the corner of building 7 (new building constructed in 1962-1963) in the short period since 1780 there lived a musician and composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Mozart had a small corner room on the second floor of the house where he completed the Opera "Idomeneo". This fact tells us a plaque installed on the facade of the house from the street Altenhofstrasse (Altenhofstraße);

- one of the owners of the house at number 6 was a Bavarian lawyer and statesman Figuli background Kreitmair, which bought the building in 1757 and lived there until his death in 1790.

The plaque on the facade of the house tells the story of Kreitmeier;

- in the house at number 8 lived and died the painter-decorator and architect Francois Cuville. A sign on the front of the house notes this fact;

- bright and eye-catching facade of your building 4 houses the Department of culture, city of Munich (Kulturreferat der Landeshauptstadt München);

- in the South-Western end of the street, burgstraße underground station flows into the Central city square Marienplatz.

The end of the street burgstraße underground station marks the elegant building of the Old town hall, rising from the 14th century.

The architecture of the old town hall noteworthy: a statue of Ludwig I of Bavaria, located on the Western facade of the town hall and the statue of Henry the Lion - on the East facade. Two facades of the town hall tower in Munich is decorated with coats of arms and round the clock.

The four floors of the town hall tower is a Museum of toys (Spielzeugmuseum), private collection which shows the development of toys over four centuries. Read more about Old town hall...

Where to stay near burgstraße underground station street

The 4-star Platzl Hotel Superior with free Spa, a restaurant, a pub with a beer garden and free Wi-Fi.

The Soundproofed rooms feature wooden furniture and include a flat-screen TV, Windows from floor to ceiling Windows and laptop safes. The bathrooms include bathrobes and Slippers. Each room offers a complimentary bottle of water.

Room rates may include Breakfast. Link to the hotel booking

Hotel BEYOND by Geisel, located at Marienplatz.

In the hotel: lounge area, bar, Parking, free Wi-Fi, hour front Desk and a shared kitchen with a dining area.

In rooms: air conditioning, flat-screen TV and Bluetooth speakers. The bathroom has a rain shower.

Room rates include Breakfast. Link to the hotel booking

Hotel Lux has a bar-restaurant, free Wi-Fi and Parking.

The rooms: modern furniture, TV with cable channels and a private bathroom.

Room rates include Breakfast. Link to the hotel booking

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