Munich - Miscellaneous Links
||LEFT: Munich's TV
tower rises above the Olympiapark.
History and background reading
The online encyclopedia covers Munich's geography, history, economy, and other
major topics in a well-organized article.
Munich's Jewish History 1229-1945
Jews were being persecuted in Munich long before the Holocaust, but they enjoyed
a period of tolerance and economic success in the 19th and early 20th Centuries.
(Acrobat PDF format; free
The 1972 Olympic Summer
Games will always be remembered for the murder of 11 Israeli athletes by
Some 50 golf courses are within an hour of Munich, and the oldest (founded in
1910) is within the city. From Muenchen.de, the city's official Web site.
Shy German Nudists Hurting
Today, fewer than 1,000 nudists visit Munich's English Garden each day, compared to
14,000 or more in the '70s and '80s. One city official has urged attractive
young Germans to strip down and show off.
This site is in German, but the dance itself doesn't require translation.
Sex and prostitution
World Sex Guide:
The world's oldest obsession supports a lively servic(ing) industry in Munich.
But check the legal
situation before you whip out your credit card--or anything else.