Munich, the capital of Bavaria is located on the Isar River. Its image is that of a high-spirited and festival-addicted city. There is an old charm to the city which combines with the energetic, cosmopolitan feel to provide the perfect mix. Munich is renowned for its architecture and culture. The city is a haven of culture, with a huge number of museums, a vibrant arts scene and the famous celebrations of Oktoberfest.
Munich is also the technological center of Germany and is home to hundreds of technology companies. The city has many nicknames including 'Athens on the Isar', 'the German Silicon Valley' and 'Little Paris'.