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Referred to as one of the four royal avenues of the city, the street is the brain child of Maximilian II, King of Bavaria. Construction of the street began in 1850. On a trip to Munich, a walk down this avenue of glitter and glamour is a must. Along the Maximilianstraße, you will find stores of some of the biggest names in fashion as well as the city's upscale cafes and eateries. Some of the designer labels you can find here include Chanel, Gucci and Versace.
The best way to remember a trip or a place is looking at the souvenirs that you had gotten from there. It takes you through a nostalgic trip and makes those memories come alive as if it just happened today. No trip to Munich will be complete without its souvenirs and Bavarian dressed bears, dolls, beersteins and much more. And the best place to buy is the Orlandostraße and other streets around the Hofbräuhaus, one of Munich's oldest beer halls. You will find a line of shops selling local or traditional products along with souvenir items like flags, picture postcards, music boxes etc.
Theatinerstraße is well-known for its exclusive boutique shops and is considered to be one of the elegant shopping streets in Munich. The baroque Theatinerkirche and the Frauenkirche churches are the famous landmarks of the street. The bustling crowd of tourists and locals guide you through the plethora of shops lined prettily on the street. You will find besides the shops, many small cafes, bistros and restaurants as well which will satiate your hunger after your shopping marathon. From luxurious shopping to second hand book shops, there is something for everyone.
Kaufingerstraße is one of the main shopping districts in Munich. It is categorized as the busiest street in the city and second in the country. The shopping here is mostly local, which is reasonably priced. A few international brands also have stores here.
Although perhaps best known as the home of Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, there is lots more this area of Munich has to offer. An area favored by the city's gay crowd, Gärtnerplatz, with its vast assortment of trendy boutiques, is a great place to pick if you plan to go on a shopping spree. Talbot Runhof and Kauf Dich Glücklich make great choices if you're looking for trendy apparel, and there are many more such stores in the area.
Running from Odeonsplatz to Königsplatz, Brienner Straße is a historic avenue named after the Battle of Brienne. Constructed during the reign of Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, this is one of the four royal avenues found in the city of Munich. This long stretch is home to attractions like Kunstareal, the museum quarter, Volkstheater, the 'People's Theatre' and more. Even if you visit with the intention of shopping, you will not be disappointed.