I will probably not be able to make it to DConf this year. But
here are some tips for those who are interested in history and /
City center (1.-6. are in walking distance):
A really great experience. It seems very samll at the start, but
it goes four or more floors up (in a very old building) and
there's loads to be seen about the history of beer in Munich and
the Oktoberfest. There's also cosy restaurant / bar in there.
Order Augustiner Edelstoff (draught).
Here is where King Ludwig II is buried (the one who built
Neuschwanstein Castle (the "Disney Castle", you know)). Admission
free to the church; to enter the family vault it's €2-4.
To see one of the beautiful castles in Munich goto: 7.
A must see for all everybody who likes beautiful Baroque
churches. It's a master piece, really (admission free as far as I
Where the kings used to stay. Also in the city center;
multilingual descriptions (with headphones) available. There's an
admission fee. Bring loads of time!
Right in the heart of Munich, next to the food market, surrounded
by cafés and restaurants. If you walk up the 299 steps you get a
lovely view of Munich. (admission some €2 or €3)
If you want a beer and a brezn and typical Bavarian food, and you
really want to go to the must-see-touristy thing: go to the
Not exactly in the center (it used to be the outskirts of town).
There's an admission fee (€12 or so).
Also check out the Deutsches Museum - for all the engineers and
And here's an overview of all the sights, pick and choose (and
maybe you should book for a week ;)
PS I'm not working for any tourist organization.