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2015年11月6日 星期五

Munich. 10: the Gardens & Market (慕尼黑. 10: 花園及街市)




This is one of the oldest buildings in Munich. It's been around since 1264!



They have also retained the old-fashioned signboards for some of its restaurants and pubs




Some of the restaurants placed their tables and seats outside




An old restaurant full of creepers



Let's check out the menu and the prices!


Flowers under the window sill


The same restaurant a little further off



One of the lions outside of the Residenz with a shield showing the Holy Virgin. For some reasons, a custom had developed: all passers-by think that they will have good luck if they were to touch the mouth of the lion at the bottom oft he shield


A monument to Karl Philipp von Wrede, a field marshall who fought important battles for Germany during the Napoleonic Wars



Another statue in front of the old city theatre



The wide street in front of the old theatre. To its left is the famous Hofgarten



Part of the Hofgarten, one of the oldest gardens in Munich, first completed in 1617 in front of the banqueting hall  of the Residenz, standing on what used to be a moat surrounding the Residenz





A flower bed



The Hofgartentor, the gate to the Garden

The leaves were beginning to turn a bit yellow




Its a garden frequented by locals too




The fence was in the shape of the G-clef


People cycling through the park



One of the garden paths, like so many French gardens, in pebbles




Many young people cycle here




in the rear of the garden is Chancellor's House




To one side of the garden is a theatre museum


At the centre of the garden is the  Hofgartentemple or Temple of Diana, designed in 1615 by Heinrich Schön the Elder.




The ground full of fallen leaves


Flowers lining the side of the path



Ah, another wedding



A classical guitarist playing pieces by Villa-Lobos, a famous South American composer for the guitar



Another photographer taking a photo



Another part of the garden



The ground was completely strewn with fallen leaves



The Chancery building at the far end of the garden

More cyclists on the park grounds



Taking a rest in front of the theatre museum



 Creepers all over the building at the side



The evening sun on the wall



Two young people relaxing on the lawn, enjoying a beer and text messages



Two young lovers



A mosaic over the door. The pillars show signs of damage, probably sustained during WWII when the city was heavily bombed and shelled



Another German hero



The leaves of these trees had turned completely yellow



The evening sun through the trees


The temple of Diana from another angle



Festsaalbaus, the Banqueting Hall of the Residenz



Flowers in front of the Residenz



More flowers


A shop window on the way back to the hotel



Another shop window



Dolls of wood



A young girl playing with two buckets on a neighborhood lawn of a neighborhood



Learning about some pickles

Learning rock climbing


Another brave kid



Roadside restaurants with tables on the pavement



The butcher's



Treated meat



More sausages, including those I had earlier in the day at the Hofbräuhaus



All kinds of meat and sausages


Business is brisk


Never saw such chubby sausages before



Seasoned pig's knuckles



The famous local food market

All kinds of fruits and vegetables



Drinker's dream
 

Cheeses galore



Cheeses with all kinds of herbs and spices



Mouth water dairy products



Colorful cow



All kinds of cooked beans



Tomato and cheese balls



All kinds of pickled olives


Pickled spring onions and garlic


Green peppers and red peppers stuffed with cheese

A beer garden right in the middle of the market stalls



A totem pole like sign in the centre of the local market



Souvenirs



More souvenirs


A market without flowers! Never in Germany!