Top 11 Munich instagram spots

Visit Munich, and you may find yourself enjoying beer and sausages, dressing up as a Bavarian, and eating yogurt that comes with a wooden spoon. But what about visiting the best Munich Instagram spots to fuel your feed and make everyone envious? I gotchu. Heading to the Bavarian capital? Looking to up your IG game? Check out this list of 11 of the best Munich Instagram spots, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities to visit!

Many of these Munich Instagram spots are along the way of the best sights in Munich, so it’s easy to combine your sightseeing with snapping some cool pics for your Instagram page. While you’re at it, check out my vegan guide of Munich and my Munich hotel guide!

11 Munich Instagram spots Not To Miss

Disclaimer: This post may include affiliate links.

Munich Resident

Insta Spots in Munich

Serving as the former Royal Palace for the Bavarian Monarchs until 1918, today, München Residenz is one of the largest museum complexes in Germany. People from all over the world visit Munich’s Residenz for its ornate interior, epic architecture, and historical significance.

For ticket info and opening hours click here.

Nymphenburg Palace

Nymphenburg Palace

Nymphenburg is a Baroque palace in München, Bavaria. The palace was the main summer residence of the former rulers of Bavaria of the House of Wittelsbach. During the high season, full-price admission costs 11,50€ – you can also take a gondola around the palace grounds (at an additional cost), for that extra special Insta-worthy shot!


For opening hours and ticket information, click here.

Juristische Bibliotek

justice library

The Legal Library, founded in 1843, is by far one of the most beautiful (& insta-worthy) spots in München. Cost is free, but access to the reading room is not available during opening hours. The reading room can be viewed as part of a town hall tour.

justice library

Click here for more info on opening hours & tours.



Siegestor in München is a triumphal arch situated at the terminus of the Ludwigstraße built to commemorate the bravery of the Bavarian army and its success in the Napoleonic War of liberation.

Since it’s free and always open, you can imagine the crowds are generally pretty heavy here. Go early in the morning for one of the best Instagram places in Munich.



Completely free to visit, Justizpalast is a hidden gem in München. Have fun playing with the light and shadows in this architectural masterpiece.

Click here for opening hours and other practical info.


Explore Marienplatz

Marienplatz is the central square in München and is a perfect spot to people-watch or get some great, insta-worthy photos. It’s super close to St. Peter’s Church (pictured below) as well as Jurisitche Bibliotek. Free, free, free!



Munich’s Hofgarten is a Baroque garden that has long served as an oasis in the city. Situated adjacent to Residenz, it’s the perfect spot to go nice and early for some Instagram-worthy pics – think of all the yoga you could do in those archways!

hofgarten arches

Hotel Opera München

opera hotel munich

München’s Hotel Opera is an Instagrammer’s dream. The sharp lines and heavy contrast of the outer facade just BEGS for a pop of color in a candid shot.

For info on booking one of the rooms, check out the hotel’s booking site here.

St Quirin Platz Ubahn München

Munich subway

München’s underground metro network offers some really creative opportunities to capture a great shot. Bright colors, grittiness, symmetry, and motion all contribute to its unique appeal as a photographer’s dream. Have fun exploring Germany’s underground and seeing what unique shots you can capture! This is truly one of Munich’s hidden gems in terms of Instagram places.

View From St. Peter’s Church

Visit St. peter’s Church

The views from the observation deck at St. Peter’s Church are unparalleled – the red roofs of Old Town, Marienplatz, the city skyline in the distance. Not for the faint of heart, these views cost a whopping 3 euro and 299 steps – without a lift!

Click here for hours of operation.

MUCA – Museum of Urban & Contemporary Art

With rotating exhibits and a number of unique permanent displays, MUCA is a haven for those looking for something outside of the typical museum experience.

Full admission tickets cost 7,50€ – discounts are given for seniors, students, and children (most children are free).

Click here for opening hours and other info

There you have it! Some of the top Instagram places in Munich. Where are some of your favorite spots in the Bavarian capital? Any hidden gems I’m missing? I’d love to know, leave a comment! Check here for more inspiration on what to do during your trip to Munich.