Munich, German München, city, is the capital of Bavaria Land (state), southern Germany. It is Bavaria’s largest city and the third largest city in Germany (after Berlin and Hamburg). Munich, by far the largest city in southern Germany, lies about 30 miles (50 km) north of the edge of the Alps and along the Isar River, which flows through the middle of the city. It is home to three universities and has a population of 1.5 million. It is also a city with a notable zest for life, a tradition of hospitality, and a cosmopolitan outlook.
Getting around is easy, whether walking, taking public transportation, or hailing a cab.