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Karls Gate
Karlstor

4.2/5
136 Reviews
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: Neuhauser Str. 47, 80331, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Carmen is indeed a city gate. Inside is the well-known market street in the Old Town of Munich. To this day, it is still a place where merchants gather. There are many famous department stores and restaurants, and there are also many international brands.

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Introduction

Amid the Middle Ages, the city of Munich was encompassed by a stronghold wall with just four passage doors. The wall was torn down in 1791, however three of the first entryways remain. Karls Gate (Karlstor) is one of those unique entryways. Established in the 1300s, the door initially had three towers. Albeit two of the towers remain, the tallest, central pinnacle was wrecked in 1857 when gunpowder that was put away in the pinnacle detonated. The entryway, situated on the well known Karlsplatz, is a prevalent traveler spot for taking pictures and getting a charge out of the fountain in summer or ice skating in winter.
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