Munich is counted among the world cities and is one of the economically most successful and fastest growing metropolises in Europe. Numerous corporations and among them the five DAX companies (BWM, Allianz, Linde, Munich Re, Siemens) have their headquarters here.

Among Munich's attractions include the Marienplatz at the Town Hall, the Nymphenburg Palace, the Oktoberfest and the Olympic Park.

Among the German cities, Munich is considered the safest city in terms of crime rate.