Marienplatz is the heart of the city of Munich. In the Middle Ages, the square used to be a market place as well as the place where tournaments and festivities took place.
Glockenspiel at the Marienplatz, Munich, Germany
Carillon at 11, 12 and 5 o'clock each day, visitors can watch the famous Glockenspiel or carillon.
The figures perform the Schäfferltanz or Fish Fountain Cooper's dance, which was originally performed in 1517 at the Marienplatz to commemorate the end of the plague.