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Walking Man

Meet a really exceptional man in Schwabing – the Walking Man!

Walking Man Munich

With a height of 17 metres and a weight of 15 tons this white sculpture in front of building of the insurance Munich Re attracts your attention immediately. As the name already indicates it depicts a walking man that has already travelled quite a distance in his life. Created by the artist Jonathan Borofsky in Los Angeles 1995 the sculpture came to Munich by plane in separate pieces. There it has been put together at its present location in Leopoldstraße in Schwabing.

The sculpture attracts a lot of keen photographers and enjoys great popularity. Pay a visit to the Walking Man and feel its atmosphere. It is meant to represent thirst for action and many appreciate it as a positive symbol in public space.

Address Walking Man

Leopoldstraße 36
80802 Munich

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Directions Walking Man

Bus 58 to Georgenstraße

The use of the public transport is included in the Munich City Pass/Munich Card.

Highlights Walking Man

  • Giant sculpture 
  • Popular photo spot 
  • Impressive art work 

Near Walking Man

  • Siegestor 
  • English Garden 

Visit the giant Walking Man and many included sights with the Munich City Pass/Munich Card as the public transport is always included! Discover Munich the easy way.

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