English Free walking tour of Munich - Fun & informative!

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on June 18, 2020

Hello! My name is Jax and I'm a professional tour guide who's lived in Munich since 2016. Over the years, I worked for two of the best tour agencies in Munich as a freelancer and in March 2021, I started my own tour company 'Heart of Munich Tours'. Over the years I've received hundreds of five-star reviews across Tripadvisor, Google, Getyourguide, Viator, Guruwalk and other platforms. My free tour is also currently the highest rated in Munich across multiple platforms! My guiding style is interactive, passionate, clear spoken, inclusive, fun and at times theatrical. I always bring my tablet on tour to share old photos and pictures to bring history to life. Please note: I do a lot of tours and the rest are covered my small team of amazing guides!

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Join me for a fun and informative 2.5 hour walking tour around the wonderful old city of Munich. Along the way you will learn about the origins of the city, cool king's, local legends, Third Reich history and of course the Bavarian culture, traditions and beer!

I want you to learn but put emphasis on having a good time, so I teach history through telling engaging and fun stories. 

The tour includes a 15-minute break, which allows you to look inside the Hofbräuhaus and go to the toilet, get food and drink. At the end of the tour you will get a list of great recommendations for restaurants and things to do. 

During colder months I will do my best to make sure the tour is either undercover or indoors as much as possible so that you are comfortable and during Summer I'll keep you in the shade as much as possible.

The average group size is 10 - 30 people throughout the year depending on the season and what events are happening in the city.

Although I do most of the tours myself, I do have a small team of guides who also work for me with similar guiding styles.

Important!: The tour is in English and maximum group size per booking is 6.
Do not make multiple bookings for a larger group and if you want to bring extra people to the tour then you need to ask before the tour! Don't just bring people and expect they can join. Please have some respect for us guides and the group sizes.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Marienplatz 22, 80331 München, Germany
    Marienplatz 22, 80331 München, Germany
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    We meet at the column in the middle of Marienplatz. Look for the white umbrella, which says 'Free tour' and 'Heart of Munich Tours'. Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the tour start time and show your booking email on arrival.

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    Neues Rathaus
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    Outside visit
    Hofbräuhaus München
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    Outside visit

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Tom 02 Oct 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Brett led my tour and was fantastic. Very informative and very entertaining. He also had some great local tips for my stay such as places to eat and drink. Awesome!
Alison 01 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
He is an amazing guide, top quality delivery and mannerisms. He made history fun to learn.
Rob Stephenson 01 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Charlie was amazing, very informative and engaging personality. Highly recommended!
Margarita 30 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Patrick was really fun and tour was very interesting!
Patrice 30 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Brett was super knowledgeable, friendly, and welcoming to Munich. I appreciated his plethora of cultural and historical expertise, and his ability to be loud so we could all hear him! I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Munich 😊
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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