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Munich-Giesing is a largely residential district on the south side of Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) - just across the river Isar from the city center. The world-famous Oktoberfest takes place here, but true beer enthusiasts should travel 30 km south of Munich to Kloster Andechs (Andechs vacation rentals | Andechs travel guide), a Benedictine monastery with its own brewery, situated on a beautiful hilltop in the rolling hills of upper Bavaria.
Giesing is a borough of Munich about 3 miles south-east of the city center. The larger part of it is residential or a mix of business and residential, but there are also a number of recreational facilities.
Giesing's population is about 60,000 people. The first McDonald's restaurant in Germany was opened here in 1971.
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Things to See in Munich-Giesing
The first McDonald's restaurant in Germany was opened here in 1971.
Holy Cross Church
More about the History of Munich-Giesing
Giesing was first mentioned in 790. Due to its proximity to the Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide), it was a shelter for day laborers. The urban structure is very heterogeneous in Obergiesing. Single family and small town districts alternate with relaxed story housing areas and compacted block buildings. Meanwhile, the services sector, the manufacturing industries in the number of jobs obsolete. Giesing is now balanced, but provides a relatively cheap rent, ideal for low-income population groups and families with children. There is a high proportion of foreigners is in the upper area of the Munich districts.
For most Americans, the most interesting bit of trivia about Giesing is that it was home of the first McDonald's restaurant in Germany, which opened in 1971. With about 60,000 residents, Giesing is a largely residential district on the south side of Munich, just across the Isar River from the city center. The world-famous Oktoberfest takes place here, attracting millions of Europeans and Americans every year.
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