Guided lantern tour with the Münchner Kindl

Celebrate the joy of reunion with the Münchner Kindl: Discover the most beautiful sights in the old town together with the real Munich original and listen to exciting stories.

Included in the price:

  • two-hour guided tour from 7.15 p.m. to 9.15 p.m. through Munich's old town with a genuine Munich original
  • officially trained guides of the City of Munich
  • exclusively with us: city guide "simply Munich" and city map
  • free cancellation until 24 h before tour start

Please note: The tour is currently only available in German.

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If you are looking for a guided tour of the old town with that certain something extra, our guided lantern tour with the Münchner Kindl is just the right thing for you: The Munich Original welcomes you at the imposing City Hall and shows you the most beautiful corners of the city centre, such as the Viktualienmarkt, Marienplatz, past the Hofbräuhaus and Alter Peter.

A special focus of this tour is the Münchner Kindl, the city arms of Munich. Together you will discover the story of the Münchner Kindl, where it can be seen everywhere in the Old Town, where it comes from in the first place and what the figure in frock means. At the end of the tour, "the Münchner Kindl is put to bed" - what exactly this entails remains a little surprise for the visitors.

Video: Münchner Kindl Tour

A tour that makes even the hearts of Munich's residents beat faster. The special feature: From 27.11. the tour takes place in lantern light. Our Münchner Kindl brings lanterns to the tour, which you can then carry during the tour.

Our Münchner Kindl are official tour guides of the City of Munich, trained by München Tourismus. They are trained and adhere to the current hygiene regulations. During the tours there is a minimum distance of 1.5 metres.

Would you like to buy a voucher for this tour? You can find all information here: Voucher Münchner Kindl Tour


Meeting point: Please arrive at the New Town Hall on Marienplatz 10 minutes before the start of your tour.

Duration: 2 hours (ends at Marienplatz)

Information about your booked Münchner Kindl Tour: Please show your booking confirmation printed out or on your mobile phone to your tour guide.

You will receive the city guide "simply Munich" and the city map upon presentation of your booking confirmation at the Tourist Information at Marienplatz or at the main station. There you can also buy tickets. This tour can also be booked as a group tour.



Photos: Rainer Viertlböck, Redline Enterprises, Sigi Müller, Sven Kolb; Video: Redline Enterprises

Hygiene requirements and current regulations - you can help too!

  • For this tour, the 2G Plus rule applies (vaccinated, recovered and additionally tested; a PCR test done no more than 48 hours ago or a rapid antigen test done no more than 24 hours ago counts as a test). Therefore, please note that you can only participate in the guided tour if you are vaccinated or recovered and have an additional test. Appropriate proof must be presented to your tour guide before the tour begins.
  • Limited number of participants - book in advance online
  • The minimum distance of 1.5 metres must be observed
  • In public buildings and shops, as well as in designated outdoor areas, it is compulsory to wear an FFP2 mask.
  • Please note the cough and sneeze rules: turn away and sneeze and cough into the crook of your arm


München Tourismus
Herzog-Wilhelm-Str. 15
80331 München


The City of Munich is also affected by the nationwide measures to contain the coronavirus. The good news: hotels and accommodation establishments, indoor and outdoor gastronomy and shops are open. But there are some restrictions. All other important information about the coronavirus and your stay in Munich can be found here.