Munich is a city in Germany and also the capital city of Bavaria. It is home to a number of museums and some of the oldest buildings in the country. Munich is popular for its beer halls and the Oktoberfest celebrations that are held every year. Most of the city residents do not affiliate themselves to any religion and over time the number of non-religious citizens has been drastically growing, despite all this, there is a small group of English speaking and Catholic parish in the city. Munich is ranked 30th in the top 100 historic destinations in the world. While in Munich, do not forget to take time out to shop for authentic German artifacts and souvenirs. Take a look at these things you can buy while in Munich, Germany.
1. Dallmayr coffee
If you are a coffee lover and you would love for your palate to taste a piece of heaven, then you have to buy Dallmayr Coffee. This premium coffee is the perfect blend of Arabica highland coffee beans grown in the best places in the world. The coffee beans are perfectly roasted to give off a distinctive unique taste and aroma in just a sip. You will want to take your time and take only tiny sips of the coffee just to make it last longer.
Address: Dienerstraße 14/15, 80331 München, Germany
Website: Dallmayr Coffee
Price: 22 USD
2. Heilemann chocolates
This is a lady’s favorite with an awesome taste and an inviting packaging. If you want a gift for your lady, mom, sister or just a friend then look no further. This chocolate is guaranteed to bring a smile on the person you are buying it for. This chocolate is so good that you will only want to take a piece a day just to make it last longer. There are a variety of the Heilemann chocolates and the best part is that even men love them.
Address: Alpenstrasse 1 87789 Woringen / Allgaeu
Website: Confiserie Heilemann GmbH
Price: 5-11 USD
This is a traditional German garment which is not only common in Germany but also in Austria, Lederhosen, Bavaria, and Dirndls. Some of the popular examples of Tracht in Germany are the Finkenwerder Tracht and the Friesische Tracht. In the past, the bride would bring the Tracht as part of her dowry and it also signified the social status of the wife wearing it depending on the quality of work done on it. Up to the present date, this garment is still worn at weddings. You have to get this garment and have a piece of German cultural heritage at home.
Address: Landsbergerstr. 103 80339 Munich
Website: Trachten Angermaier
Price: 250 USD
4. Brotzeit meals
This is a perfect representation of quality and class. Although the names are not bilingual the meals do speak for themselves. Each bite taken is prepared to perfection. There are meals for each and every occasion from breakfast, lunch to dinner. If you need a snack, you got it. If you know your way around the kitchen you can also choose to make your own version from the Brotzeit menu. The menu does include meals for everyone, both meat lovers and vegetarians.
Schwarzreiter Tagesbar & Restaurant
Address: Maximilianstraße 17, 80539 München, Germany
Website: Schwarzreiter Tagesbar & Restaurant
Price: 34 USD
5. Scarves from Ludwig Beck
For lovers of fashion or if you have a friend or know someone who loves fashion then you have to buy one of these scarves from Ludwig Beck. You can choose from a variety of seven colors and designs at different prices ranging from 20 -80 EUR (22-90 USD). It doesn’t matter who you are buying it for as you are guaranteed to get the best scarves that will match their personality and mood. The texture and silky feeling of these scarves will want you to hold on to it for as long as you can and you may wish to wear it everywhere you go.
Address: Marienplatz 11 80331 Munich,Germany
Website: Ludwig Beck
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 8pm
Price: 22-90 USD
6. Beer Stein from the Hofbrauhaus
Beer Stein from the famous Hofbrauhaus is not only loved by the locals but also by tourists. The Hofbrauhaus hall can host a total of 1300 people at once and this is a must-visit destination for most. It is so popular that the management has to take reservation requests from customers, just for them to make sure they do not miss a seat since it is always packed. There are more than 400 beer lockers in the main beer hall most of which has been passed down over the generations.
Address: Platzl 9, 80331 München, Germany
Price: 12- 22 USD
You have to take a bite of this famous German gingerbread heart loved by all locals and found almost anywhere in Germany. There are different things written on it, so you can buy the gingerbread as a gift for practically anyone. Whether it’s a friend, family or loved one, they will appreciate the gesture. They come in a variety of sizes and are strung with a ribbon for you to easily wear it or carry it. You can easily find this gingerbread heart in any German celebration or fair and it is against the rules to leave the Oktoberfest grounds without getting yourself one!
Lebkuchen-Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG
Address: Westenriederstraße 6, 80331 München, Germany
Website: Lebkuchen-Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG
Price: 5 USD
8. Gummy Bears
In Germany its call Gummibar, but everyone knows it as gummy bears produced by a company called Haribo. They are small gum candies that come in different flavors and colors almost similar to ‘Jelly Baby’ common in most English-speaking countries. This candy is made in different shapes such as worms, oranges, hippos, cherries snakes and people love to select different shapes and flavors all depending on their preferences. This can be a perfect gift for your children, friends or family. It doesn’t matter how old you are, you are still bound to love them.
Bears & Friends
Address: Sendlinger Str. 19, 80331 München, Germany
Website: Bears & Friends
Price: 11-30 USD
9. Eilles tea
Picked from the best of the best tea plantations and gardens around the globe, Eilles Tee is harvested and given special attention to producing the highest quality tea. There are a variety of teas ranging from, green tea, black tea, Rooibos tea, herbal tea, and fruit tea, which are very popular and drunk all over the world. With these ecologically diverse organic teas, you have a number of options you can choose from depending on your moods and your preferences. With every sip you take, you will end up with a warm feeling and a smile on your face.
Address: Residenzstraße 23, 80333 München, Germany
Website: Eilles Tee
Price: 5 USD
10. Hummel figurines
Anywhere you go, no matter where you are, you are guaranteed to buy one Hummel figurine. No one knows why, but these figurines always compliment the room. They come in different designs and some even come as key chains. They can be bought as a gift for anyone or as a souvenir to take back home. You can buy the figurine as a single piece or as a collection, this all depends on you. You cannot afford to miss out on getting yourself this unique type of art for your home.
Herrmann Geschenke GmbH
Address: Neuhauser Str. 2, 80331 München, Germany
Website: Herrmann Geschenke GmbH
Price: 125 USD
Abundance of choices
With such a diverse list of things to buy, both edible and non-edible, you are sure to go home smiling, knowing that you will always have a piece of Germany anywhere you are and also have something to attach your memories too.
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