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Eisbach is a small man-made rivulet in the city that is a popular site for surfing. The river flows through the English Garden. Near the Haus der Kunst art museum, it forms a large enough wave for surfing. The river is quite turbulent, making swimming here dangerous, though sometimes a few people can be seen in the water. While only experienced surfers are allowed to surf here, it is a fun pastime to watch them at it, balancing their boards and cutting through the waves.
When the sun's out in the summer, Munich has a real holiday feel. As well as going to the open-air swimming pools, locals like to gather on the banks of the River Isar to perfect their tan. The Flaucher, close to the zoo, is the most popular spot, and on a sunny weekend, all hell breaks loose. After all, if you have been working on your tan all day, you need fortifying in the evening. On warm summer nights, the Flaucher is full of locals enjoying a barbecue and a couple of drinks. The best way to get here is via Thalkirchner Bridge; it then takes about ten minutes on foot. This is the native's beach substitute and in the summer, you'll always find people perfecting their tan here. Spend a warm evening having a barbecue here with your friends. The Flauchersteg leads to a lovely path that will get you to the Thalkirchner Bridge in about 10 minutes.
Situated in the very famous Olympic Park, the Sea Life aquarium, not far away from the tropical ocean is one of the biggest and salt-water oceans on this side of the continent. Get in touch with sea life of exotic fish variety from the far-flung springs of the Isar in the Mountains to the Danube into the Black Sea. The major attraction is also the 4,00,000 liter tropical ocean tank with its 10 meter (32.80 feet) underwater tunnel.