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    Marienplatz - Great Attractions (Munich, Germany)

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    Take a tour of Marienplatz in Munich, Germany – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.

    A delightful place, also considered the central nerve of the city, awaits you in Munich.

    Amidst the town's fast paced lifestyle lies the ever spirited, Marienplatz.

    In centuries past this plaza held the town’s most important events such as tournaments, festivals, public events, and even executions.

    Mounted on the tower of the Town Hall is the Carillon which features interesting elements of Munich's history.

    Various other significant buildings and structures are located in the vicinity of the square, examples include: The New Town Hall, Fish Fountain, and St. Mary's column.

    The Old Town Hall, reminiscent of alluring Gothic architecture, flanks the plaza on one side.

    The column of St. Mary, with the Virgin Mary's stunning golden statue on the top, rests beautifully in the plaza and fills the onlookers with awe.