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Get Your Body Moving and Be Energized in Olympiapark
Olympiaturm is not the only tower with observation deck here in Olympiapark. The Olympiaberg, or Olympic Hill can also be a great location to view magnificent view of the whole city. Olympiaberg is a man-made hill beautifully made that visitors might not even have any clues that on the same site was damaged from bombing in World War 2 decades ago. Olympiaberg is also known as a perfect place to chill and listen to your favorite star concerts for free! You'll need to have enough power to climb the hill but every drop of your sweats will be paid off immediately after you reached the hill's summit.
Olympiastadion inside Olympiapark is a place where German's most famous football club: FC Bayern Munich and TSV 1860 Munich. Take a guided stadium tour where you are allowed to explore every corner of the stadium where the legends were born. That's including the training rooms and the VIP Area. You can even pretend that you're a professional football player practicing your kicks on the 'Goal Wall'.
Adventure Tour mainly is showing you various things about Munich's most phenomenal football teams, just like Stadium Tour does. The differences are you'll gain more access to visit the Olympic Hall and have fun splash swimming at the Swimming Centre. You'll be guided with professional and experienced guide that will tell you more information about each places in the tour.
If you would rather to join a tour with your own pace, you should try the audio tour. For only $8.14, you'll get to rent an MP3 player as you exploring the whole park on foot. Not only it's much healthier by walking, you'll get chance to immerse yourself even more with your surroundings. You can pick the MP3 in Info-Pavillion at the Ice Stadium if you go in April to October, and at Olympic Tower from November to March. The audio tour guide is available in both English and German.
The most fun way to explore the park for adults who can't walk too far and for children is take a round trip park railway tour. For only a‚¬3 or $3.49 for adults and a‚¬2 or 2.33 for children, you will enjoy 20-minutes ride in a fancy blue-white mini-train that will take you around the Olympiapark.
Looking for a shot of adrenaline? You'll absolutely love this attraction. Joining this tour will allows you to climb up the stadium's roof with 40 metres high. You'll provided with carabiners and safety ropes, so you shouldn't be worry of its safety. Both brave children and adults are allowed to enjoy this attraction by paying a‚¬42 or 48.85 for adults and a‚¬31 or $36.05 for children age 10 - 15 years old.
How to Get Tickets?
You can get entry tickets to Olympiapark Munich in 3 places. The first one is in the Info Pavillion at the Olympic Ice Sport Centre, Glass Hall in the Gasteig Rosenheimer, or at Munich Ticket section at the City Hall in Marienplatz. The entrance fee doesn't include fees to some attractions and tours available inside the Olympiapark.
How To Get Around?
It's much more convenient (and healthier) to go around Olympiapark on foot. However if you worry of getting exhausted (since the park is quite spacious), you can join a railway tour that will takes you around the park in a small blue and white train. Additional cost will be applied to join the tour.
What Should I Wear?
There's no certain dresscode to wear if you're going to Olympiapark Munich. Just be sure to wear comfortable clothes and probably some spare clothes and swimsuit if you're planning to draw some sweats. Don't forget to wear comfortable pair of walking shoes.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Olympiapark is in Autumn that falls from September to October. Not only the weather is much milder, autumn is also a season for festivals, so you can bet there'll be tons of festivals being held thoroghout the season in the stadium. There's little percentage of rainfalls so you'll get higher chance to view breathtaking city view from the stadium's observation deck.
Will I Need a Guide?
Though you most likely can explore the Olympiapark on your own, it's highly advisable to take one of many tour packages offered by Olympiapark staffs. You'll get much more in-depth information and reasons why Olympiapark is very important to the Munchners.
How To Get There?
It's fairly easy to reach Olympiapark by using any public transportations available. You can take U-3 subway to Olympiazentrum. It only take 10 minutes walking on foot from the station to the park. Or you can also use tram service by taking Tram 20 and tram 21, stop at Olympia Park West or Tram 27 and stop at Petuelring. Though the easiest and the most convenient, but also the most expensive way is by taking a taxi that will taking you straight to the park.