Munich is one of the largest cities in Germany, with a population of over 1 million people. It’s also known as the birthplace of Oktoberfest and home to many museums, including the world-famous Deutsches Museum.
The city has many neighborhoods, but you'll probably want to stay on or near the river Isar because they're easily accessible by public transportation. These are some popular areas: Schwabing (artistic), Maxvorstadt (close to university), Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt (lively nightlife), Neuhausen/Nymphenburg (nice residential area), Bogenhausen (retail).
The local economy is driven by banking & finance, publishing & media, automotive industries and tourism. The city has a strong sense of identity which manifests itself in everything from its unique architecture to local customs such as dressing up for carnival season every year!
The city is also known for its festivals, which attract tourists from around the world. The largest one is Oktoberfest, which happens every year in September and draws millions of visitors each year.
Munich is also known for its beer culture. You’ll find plenty of places to enjoy some brews while you’re there.