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Max-Joseph-Saal is a splendid event venue in Munich, Germany. The first thing that catches the attention of guests is the marvelous crystal chandelier. Guests tend to enjoy a variety of musical concerts, exhibitions and banquets, held at this venue due to its intimate and cozy atmosphere. The beautiful event space has sophisticated infrastructure and modern amenities. It is a delight to catch one of the spectacular shows at this incredible venue.
Built according to plans drawn up by Friedrich von Gärtner during 1841-44, the Feldherrenhalle (Field Marshall's Hall) was commissioned by King Ludwig I, who demanded that it be modeled on Florence's Loggia dei Lanzi. The building reflects the transition between the medieval town and the new city of Munich (the present-day Maxvorstadt). The Feldherrenhalle stands above Odeonsplatz and its ground (the piece of land between Theatiner and Residenzstraße), was once occupied by Schwabinger Tor, until it was demolished in 1817. In the 1930s and 1940s, the hall was an important memorial for the Nazis, as it was here that Hitler's attempted putsch came to an end on 9th November 1923. People were compelled to salute and say Sieg Heil whenever they passed by. The tiny alley behind the Feldherrenhalle came to be known as Drückebergergässchen or Shirker's Alley, because those who did not want to salute, would use it as a detour.
Several contemporary intercultural exhibitions are presented here each year.
Featuring exhibits that span a period of over 5,000 years, the Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst fascinates visitors with its incredible exhibits. Mummies, sculptures of pharaohs, religious statues, jewelry and household items from ancient Egypt form the core of this riveting collection. Originally founded by Duke Albrecht V in the 16th Century, the collection was continually expanded by Albrecht's successors to make it what it is today. The museum is situated in the magnificent Residenz Palace.
Located in the heart of the city, close to the city center, Drückebergergasse is also known as the Slackers alley. It is a very popular narrow road, located just behind the Feldherrnhalle. A very fascinating piece of history is associated with this place. To avoid saying the 'Hail Hitler' greeting and to ignore the Nazi guards, people took this route by their way through the small Viscardigasse. This small historic passage is therefore named as the 'Drückeberger' which means, "someone who tries to avoid his duty".
Located in downtown Munich, this gallery, run by the HypoVereinsbank Stiftung (a cultural foundation established by one of Germany's biggest banks) hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions of painting and sculpture,from the arena of contemporary art and cultural history. Experience the true meaning of art as you explore the works of numerous contemporary artists and indulge your artistic streak.