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Karls Gate (Karlstor)

Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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The entrance to Munich

If you are coming from the central train station it is almost sure that you will pass through this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rome, Italy
One gate, two streets

The Karlstor (Karl's Gate) was part of Munich's second defensive wall erected around the city in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Har-el E
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are coming from the central train station it is almost sure that you will pass through this place in order to go to the center of the city (Altstadt). Due to the damages of the Second World War, the buildings around it seem...More

Thank ReneGA89
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Karlstor (Karl's Gate) was part of Munich's second defensive wall erected around the city in the 12th century. Then-known as the Neuhauser Tor, it was renamed after the unpopular Elector of Bavaria in 1791, Karl Theodor. The current structure is a replica as the...More

Thank Har-el E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of five gates which were originally part of the boundary wall surrounding the medieval city. It has been altered a few times but essentially it has stood here for several hundred years. It contrasts well with the fountain in Karlsplatz.

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

While roaming around in the streets of Munich you will pass through this ornamental gate. Nothing great about it but nothing bad either.

Thank akshayanshu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just check if you pass there but nothing to visit. Just you know that you are a the limit of the old city !!!

Thank Thierry1410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a pretty gate but it's just a gate. its much prettier than gates in my home town (Philadelphia).

Thank Ealsll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Setting aside any historical significance, this isn't something you'll want to invest any time to see. If you happen to be walking buy and want to snap a pic, great. Beyond that, it's a gate---albeit an old one---and you walk through it, to get somewhere...More

Thank Paul-Michael
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a beautiful site which is just near the fountain where if you are into photography you can catch the spray in the light through the arches.

Thank BernardBury
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Munich has several old Tors (city gates). The Karlstor is one of them. Others are the Sendlinger-, Isar en Schwabinder Tor. The Karlstor we think is the most beautiful one.

Thank Dorrith Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not huge amounts to say, but a pretty spot and useful landmark. One side is apparently higher than the other but no one explained why!

Thank SaleFamily
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