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Tierpark Hellabrunn - Things to Know Before Visiting

Tierparkstraße 30, 81543 München, Germany


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About Tierpark Hellabrunn

A 40 hectare (99 acres) zoological garden in Munich, situated on the right bank of the river Isar. A high ratio of enclosures are cageless, relying upon moat features to keep the animals in place. The zoo was the first zoo in the world not organized by species, but also by geographical aspects. The zoo focuses on conservation and captive breeding rare species such as the rare drill and silvery gibbons. Also, gorillas, giraffes, elephants, wood bison, elk, and Arctic foxes were successfully bred

Attractions Near Tierpark Hellabrunn

Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum
Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum4.06km from Tierpark Hellabrunn

Museum featuring historical and present-day transport and mobility in the three exhibition halls.

Asamkirche4.41km from Tierpark Hellabrunn

Built from 1733 to 1746 by the brothers, sculptor Egid Quirin Asam, and painter Cosmas Damian Asam as their private church. It is considered to be one of the most important buildings of the southern German Late Baroque. The church was built without an order, as a private chapel for the greater glory of God and for the salvation of the builders.

Victuals Market (Viktualienmarkt)
Victuals Market (Viktualienmarkt)4.56km from Tierpark Hellabrunn

A daily food market and a square in the center of Munich. It is a popular market for gourmets with an area covering 22,000 m2 (240,000 sq ft), 140 stalls and shops offer flowers, exotic fruit, game, poultry, spices, cheese, fish, juices and so on.

St. Peter's Church Munich
St. Peter's Church Munich4.69km from Tierpark Hellabrunn

A Roman Catholic parish church in the inner city of Munich. Its 91-meter (299 ft) tower is commonly known as "Alter Peter" (Old Pete) and is emblematic of Munich. It is the oldest recorded parish church in Munich and presumably the originating point for the whole city.

Isar Gate
Isar Gate4.72km from Tierpark Hellabrunn

One of four main gates of the medieval city wall, served as a fortification for the defence. It houses a humorous museum which is dedicated to the comedian and actor Karl Valentin.

St. Michael's Church Munich
St. Michael's Church Munich4.83km from Tierpark Hellabrunn

Consecrated in 1597, it is the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps. The style of the building had an enormous influence on Southern German early Baroque architecture. The crypt contains among others the tombs of many members of the Wittelsbach dynasty.

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Bavaria has a unique culture, largely because of the state's former Catholic majority and conservative traditions. Bavarians have traditionally been proud of their culture, which includes a language, cuisine, architecture, and festivals. The state also has the second-largest economy among the German states by GDP.