Best Attractions & Activities
: Munich's most impressive art museum as far as masterpieces per square meter is without a doubt the Alte Pinakothek. Established in 1836 by King Ludwig I and designed by Leo von Kenze, its original intent was to allow the public to see the royal collection of paintings from many of the most world renowned artists. The collection started in the 16th century and includes art that was collected up until the museum was founded.
Major artists represented include Albrecht Durer, Hieronymus Bosch, Hans Holbein, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Tintoretto, Titian, Tiepolo, El Greco, Peter Paul Rubens, and Rembrandt van Rijn.
: Designed in 1815 by King Ludwig I, this building sits on the Konigsplatz and houses some of the cities most beautiful sculpture art pieces. The building was originally built to house the king's extensive collection of Greek and Roman sculpture. Considered by many to be one of the most beautiful buildings in Munich.