Munich City Center - Yarn Shops and Other Attractions
You can see where my priorities lie – whenever I visit a new city, the yarn shops rate just a little higher than the other attractions. Munich was no different. I’ll take you on a little tour:
Tourists gather at the Marionplatz or Mary’s Plaza, at the very heart of Munich. It would be easy to spend an entire day just visiting sites and shops that are within two blocks of this area.
On the east edge of this large plaza the renovated Altes Rathaus, or Old Town Hall looks out over the plaza. Mary’s column, built to celebrate the end of the Thirty Year’s War and Swedish occupation in 1638 is in the center. On the north is the New Town Hall (construction was finished in 1908), known for the intricate glockenspiel that plays three times a day...