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Where can one get a great breakfast in the morning?
Are there any cultural highlights, museums?
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Good restaurants for dinner?
Typical tourist activities or places that one should NOT do, as they are not worthwhile doing.
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How to get around and find best means of local transportation?"I am disabled and travel with a battery mobility scooter. Can I use it in the S-Bahn? Does Laim station have an elevator? Thanks Enrique" (posted 06/30/2014)
Where to find good quality groceries?
Are there any special local events?
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What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?
Is there a good local deli or restaurant with lunch menu?
Are there any points of interest or local attractions?
What are good places to go for shopping?
Any sporting activites and recommendations to stay active?"Hi, I'm bringing a group of 26 teenagers on a school tour and we're staying in A&O Laim. Is there any bowling alley or a cinema nearby for evening activities? " (posted 03/31/2016)
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Travel Insider Tips for Munich-Laim
Located near the city center, the neighborhood of Laim offers easy access to all of Munich’s attractions. For an alternative to the popular Oktoberfest, consider a visit to the English Garden (Englischer Garten), one of the world’s largest public parks—with two beer gardens of its own!—and a lovely place to relax between shopping and sightseeing. Lovers of modern art should be sure to visit the newly-opened Brandhorst Museum.
Originally its own independent locality, Laim was in existence before Munich. It was first documented between 1047 and 1053 as loco leima (in Leim village). The municipality was formed in 1818 and consolidated into Munich on 1 January 1900. At that time the village centre was Laim meadow, which was inaugurated on its return to the people on 1st and 2nd July 2000, with festivities celebrating the 100 year incorporation of Laim into Munich. Opposite the meadow is the Catholic St. Ulrich-Kirche (St. Ulrich's Church). The name Leim comes from the German word Lehm meaning clay and Lehmboden meaning clay soil. Earlier Laim used the 21 series post code, however nowadays the codes 80686 - 80689 are utilized.
Laim is not to be confused with Berg am Laim, the 14th borough of