Munich

Munich, Germany

The high quality of life makes Munich a popular destination for temporary living [https://www.farawayhome.de/muenchen/temporary-living]. Compared to other German cities, in no other town it is that easy to find a new job. Live and work in the modern beer capital of the world.


General information about Munich

With its 1.5 million inhabitants, the state capital of the Free State of Bavaria is also the most populous city in the state. As the center of the metropolitan region, Munich is the seat of numerous national and international authorities, educational institutions, a starting point for media, culture and politics.

The cosmopolitan city lies idyllically in the foothills of the Alps between the Limestone Alps and the Danube. The urban area itself is traversed from southwest to northeast of the Isar. More than ten percent of the city area consists of public parks and recreational areas - no wonder that Munich is one of the cities with the highest quality of life. The perfect place to live and work on time [https://www.farawayhome.de/temporary-living].


Popular districts in Munich

The Munich urban area is divided into 25 districts. The historic Altstadt-Lehel with its museums and shopping streets, the university district Maxvorstadt and the lively nightlife Schwabing are very popular. The most populous districts are Ramersdorf-Perlach and Neuhausen-Nymphenburg. The districts of Aubing-Lochhausen-Langwied, Feldmoching-Hasenbergl and Allach-Untermenzing are the most densely populated ones.

With regard to the quality of living, the central districts Schwabing, Altstadt-Lehel, Maxvorstadt, Altbogenhausen, Au-Haishausen and Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt are prime locations, as well as Harlaching in the south and Nymphenburg in the west of the city. They are characterized by their inner-city proximity as well as by excellent traffic connections. Furnished luxury temporary apartments [https://www.farawayhome.de/muenchen/furnished-luxury-apartments] are located here for the most part in prestigious old buildings and luxurious villas, and have upscale residential climate, which is created by the exclusive environment of restaurants, bars and shopping possibilities.

Living on time in Munich [https://www.farawayhome.de/muenchen/furnished-apartments] is also worthwhile in the districts Neuhausen, Schwabing-West, Old Heide Hirschau, Schwanthalerhöhe, Sendling and Giesing. Numerous recreational opportunities such as parks, public outdoor pools or beer gardens create the  atmosphere of well-being in these residential areas.


Living and working in Munich

To be at home in a cosmopolitan city? Despite its size, the lively Munich is clearly structured and makes it easy for newcomers to settle in. 

The city is the seat of large corporate groups, houses DAX companies and the only stock exchange in Bavaria. Significant economic sectors include the financial and insurance sectors, tourism, automotive and engineering, electrical and biotechnology, and the software and IT industries. Munich owes its nickname "Isar Valley" to the high density of IT companies. The close networking of the tech companies makes Munich a stable business location. Munich has two well-known universities, countless higher education institutions, education centres and research institutions. The general administration of the Max Planck Society or the head office of the Fraunhofer Society is located in the city. For publishers, film and television companies and broadcasters Munich is a popular media location.

The reason for the economic success of the city lies in the balanced mix of traditional craft enterprises, small startups, medium-sized companies and large companies. Those who work in Munich can draw on great resources in their spare time: whether river surfing in the Isar, shopping on Germany's largest shopping mile or a visit to the legendary Olympia park and stadium - the varied leisure activities make the city extremely attractive for living their on time [https: // www.farawayhome.de/serviced-apartment].

To make contacts in Munich, you should meet the locals in their favorite living room: the beer garden. In the center, the beer garden Viktualienmarkt will be awaiting you, in the east of the city the Hofbräukeller on Wiener Platz, and in the west the Hirschgarten, very close to the Nymphenburg Palace.



On the move in Munich

Due to the dense and diverse network of public transport system, it is possible for you to move easily from your temporary home [https://www.farawayhome.de/furnished luxury-apartment] through the city.

By means of a common tariff system, tickets are valid in all means of public transport. Public transport is usually available around the clock. A great way to explore Munich during your lunch break or after work.

The city has ten S-Bahn lines, eight subway lines, 13 tram lines and up to 75 bus lines. If you like it more sporty, you may also use the more than 1,200 kilometer cycle path network. The city center between the main station and the Isartorplatz can be roamed very well by walking.


Interesting sites in Munich

The central Marienplatz with its Marian column directly at the new and old town hall is a popular excursion destination in the city. There you will also find the so-called "Old Peter", the oldest parish church in Munich.

Off the beaten track, relax in one of the many parks and gardens. The English Garden with its Chinese tower, Monopteros, the Kleinhesseloher lake, its meadows and beer gardens is the largest inner-city park in the world.

If you want to experience the Bavarian atmosphere up close, it is worth leaving the apartment on time [https://www.farawayhome.de/furnished-apartments] for a side trip to the Hofbräuhaus, the most famous inn of the world. Here you may enjoy the draft beer under shady chestnuts.


Tips for living in Munich on time

Anyone who has arrived in his temporary home in Munich [https://www.farawayhome.de/muenchen/serviced-apartments] should change his residence. There are six citizens' offices in the city: in Poccistraße, on Orleansplatz, in Leonrodstraße, in Riesenfeldstraße, in Forstenrieder Allee and in Pasing. As long as you are currently registered in Germany and receive another apartment for a stay of no longer than six months, you do not have to register for this apartment.


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