Friday, 01 August 2014
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Distance from hotel: 1.3 km

The Viktualienmarkt

The Viktualienmarkt is the largest fruit and vegetable market in Munich.
In 1807, a herb market was established at the site of the former Heiliggeistspital and has been increasing in size ever since then. Even a hundred years ago, it was sizeable.

Right next to the Viktualienmarkt is the site of the "Schrannenhalle",built under King Maximilian I according to a French model. This was a market hall with a length of over 430 metres, where grain was sold. After burning down in 1932, it was rebuilt with the original wrought-iron frames and the new "Schrannenhalle" was inaugurated in September 2005. It now houses a market, shops, restaurants and cultural venues.
Have a look at the hustle and bustle at Viktualienmarkt through this webcam: http://www.viktualiencam.de