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Glockenspiel – famous carillon

Enjoy the sounds of the carillon on Marienplatz during a walk.

Carillion Munich

Visit one of the main attractions on Marienplatz! The carillon shows you two events from Munich’s history: On the upper floor you can see the wedding of Duke Wilhelm V with Renate of Lorraine in the year 1568. In honor of the bride and groom, a jousting tournament took place on Marienplatz. The lower floor showcases the Schäfflertanz. After a severe plague, the barrel makers were the first to risk venturing out onto the streets, dancing and cheering up the people scared of the plague.

There are six reels waiting for you to hear, each with four songs that alternate on a monthly basis. Be part of it when the music of Richard Wagner's "The Mastersingers of Nuremberg" and Johannes Brahms' "Lullaby" plays (every evening at 9 pm), which puts Münchner Kindl to bed.

Opening Hours Carillon

Seasons: 11 am, 12 pm
and March to October: additionally at 5 pm.
Night game: 9 pm 

Address Carillon

Neues Rathaus
Marienplatz 8
80331 Munich 

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Directions Carillon

U3 or U6 to Marienplatz
All trains to Marienplatz 

Get there for free with the Munich City Pass/Munich Card!

Highlights Carillon

  • Music is played at certain intervals throughout the day 
  •  Carillon shows the history of the city 
  • Popular sight

Near Carillon

  • New Town Hall
  • Old Town Hall
  • Marienplatz

Let yourself be enchanted by the carillon on Marienplatz!

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