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City Golf Center Munich offers a great chance to practice golf in the city center. With 12 sand-covered tees ranging from 230 metres (251 yards) to 800 metres (874 yards) of putting green, you can perfect your swing right in the city. The range is affordable, as they don't charge a fee and payment varies according to how many balls are lost. The City Golf Center is a wonderful recreational facility for golf enthusiasts. The Golf Academy offers lessons by professional Martin Horak for those who wish to learn or improve their performance. For more information, look up their website.
Completed in 2005, the 69,901-seat Allianz Arena is home to the national football team, Bayern Munchen and was built just in time for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Designed by Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron, the arena is unique with its round shape and soft cover that is colorfully lighted for games. Rain or shine you can enjoy a loud, rowdy soccer game, within the fully covered, climate controlled stadium. It also boasts 106 luxury boxes for those wishing to go as a group. Check out the website to know more on the events and schedules.
One of the oldest English-style landscape gardens and one of the largest municipal parks in Europe, the Englischer Garten translated as the English Garden, is Munich's crowning glory. Although perhaps best known for its nudists, the park is popular with all types of people all year round. Other features include a Chinese pagoda with adjoining beer garden, the Monopteros Greek temple, a river and a boating lake. Visitors can also attend a traditional tea ceremony in the Japanese tea house.
While you can also have a normal swim at the Cosima pool, most people come to splash about in the waves. Once an hour, the wave machine is switched on for 15 minutes and everybody has a romp in the surf. There is also a Jacuzzi for massaging the stress out of your body, a solarium for that tan, a sauna to boost your immune system and, on sunny days, a separate area for nude sun-bathing.
Golfclub München-Riem is for both the amateur and professional golfer and is just a few minutes away from the city center. There is extensive training provided for those who want to learn the game or want to better it. There are two courses, one is a nine hole championship course with water hazards and green patches and requires more skill and expertise while the three hole short course is more for amateurs and training purposes.
This racetrack is the largest of its kind in the Munich area. In addition to the track itself, there is also an attached training facility and stable. It plays host to some of the major racing events of the year, such as the Bayerisches Zuchtrennen and the Bavarian Classic. The facility is well-tended and offers guests a range of amenities and comforts, such as an in-house restaurant and event center. For upcoming schedules, visit the website.
Catch the latest happenings live at the ultra-spacious Reitstadion Riem. With a comfortable and vast seating capacity and advanced light and sound systems, this space creates an experience worth living.
Built in the year 1973, Sportpark Aschheim served as the home turf for FC Aschheim in the year 1956 as well as for the women's team of FC Bayern Munich. Sportpark Aschheim was also one of the official training and practice grounds during the FIFA World Cup in 2006, played in Germany.
Situated in the very famous Olympic Park, the Sea Life Center, 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 underwater tunnel.
Located in the suburb of Haidhausen, 'Internationalen Jugendzentrum' is a youth club that caters to the age group from 10 to 18 years of age. This club serves as a meeting place where thoughts and ideas are exchanged. Students and young people from the adjacent area also actively participate in the various activities and events held here. It also has an additional open space and football ground. For further details, call ahead or check the website.
Coubertin Platz, located in the heart of the famous Olympic Park, draws a crowd of more than one million each year to its events and fairs. The site is home to many small and large events throughout the year like "Festival of the Pedals" and "World Cyclo-Cross Championships."
Almost 30 years after the Olympic Games took place in Munich, the Olympic swimming pool still offers first-rate sports facilities. This was where Mark Spitz wrote history with his seven gold medals and even today visitors can watch a handful of ambitious swimmers training for the next Games. But for those who just want to have fun, there are five different pools, a diving platform, whirlpool, sauna, solarium, weights room and free aqua gymnastics. A sun lawn is open in the summer.