In Munich stands a symbol of peace. It is a well-honed angel that rises 38 meters up and is one of Munich’s landmarks. Find out why.

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In 1896 began the construction.

The Peace Angel stands next to the Maximilian Park, right on the Isar River and is clearly an attraction in Munich. It’s ideal for a break in the busy metropolis.Angel-Of-Peace-Munich-3

After the Franco-Prussian War, Europe was confident that peace would prevail. They wanted to show it with a peace monument. Any war would not happen again, but we all know how it ended…

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On the sides of the monument are mosaic images of both war and peace and Bavarian rulers.

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Approximately 300 meters backward where the photo is taken was Adolf Hitler’s apartment in Munich.

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View of the broad street Prinzregentenstrasse.