Munich Airport (MUC) is the primary international airport serving Munich, capital city of the state Bavaria, Germany. It is the 2nd busiest passenger airport in Germany. There are 2 passenger terminals in the airport. This is the only civil airport in Munich.
The airport is located 17.7 miles northeast of Munich. Some of the airlines that serve flights from Hong Kong to Munich are Aeroflot, Air France, Airberlin, China Eastern, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Jet Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, NIKI, Qatar Airways, Thai Airways and Turkish Airlines. Hong Kong citizens can enter and remain in Finland without a visa for 90 days, given that their passports have a minimum validity of 6 months.
Munich is home to many major universities and museums that are globally renowned. The architecture of its buildings and the holding of many international sports events and exhibitions make its name popular to the world. With the motto "München mag dich" ("Munich loves you"), Munich has welcomed millions of visitors every year. In addition, its exceptional standard and quality of life consistently enables Munich to be considers one of the world’s best cities to live in.
Some well-known tourist destinations and activities in Munich are:
Oktoberfest: The world's biggest and most celebrated Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair), this is a factor that draws visitors to Munich every year. It is a 16-day festival where more than 6 millions participants consume large amount of Oktoberfest Beer and enjoy themselves in a variety of attractions, such as food fair, amusement rides, carnival games, etc.
Bavarian National Museum: It is founded in 1855 and is regarded as one of the most remarkable museums of decorative arts in Europe. The museum is home to a vast collections of artifacts from a wide range of origins, some of which dating back to the medieval. The museum is separated into 2 main areas: the art historical collection and the folklore collection.
Marienplatz: Being Munich’s primary square since 1158, this is an area that houses many Gothic-style buildings and a place frequented by tourists. Some famous landmarks are the New City Hall and the Frauenkirche. There are many restaurants, shops and bars in this area.
Munich enjoys a cool temperature all year round. The hottest month of the year is usually July, while the coldest of the year if often January. The month of June regularly sees rainfall. The average temperatures for summer and winter are 17 °C and 0 °C respectively. During winter, the city enjoys a large amount of snow, owing to its proximity to The Alps. That being said, Munich’s weather is under the influence of its surrounding region, so the temperature can experience sharp change any time of the year. It is recommended that you visit Munich during wintertime for the sights of snow, or during April – May to enjoy a mild temperature and less rain.
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