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The Bayerische Staatsoper (Bavarian State Opera) enjoys recognition worldwide, and many experts and travelers alike endorse splurging for tickets. Recent travelers strongly recommend booking your opera tickets months in advance; they also say not to be dissuaded from attending by the (sometimes) high ticket prices as the experience is worth the money.

To learn more about the opera house and upcoming performances, and to book tickets, visit its website.

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#1 English Garden (Englischer Garten) This large public park, which reaches from the city center to the northeastern city limits, is one of Munich's must-dos. Named for the informal English style of rolling hills ... Read more » Oliver Kurmis / Flickr

#2 Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche) The gothic-period Frauenkirche, or Church of our Lady, is a unique part of the Munich skyline with its two dome-topped towers, which residents say resembles a pair of beer steins ... Read more » paul-simpson.org / Flickr

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