Questionnaire: Tamara Comolli

What does Munich smell like, Mrs. Comolli?

Munich is shaped by extraordinary women. In our questionnaire we would like to introduce a few of them. This time: Tamara Comolli. The jewellery designer is synonymous with relaxed yet extremely precious jewellery.

Were you born in Munich or did you move here?
I was born here. My mother was a real Fraunhofer.

In which district are you at home?
In the Brienner Quartier – I have a boutique there – and in the Gärtnerplatzviertel – that's where my grandparents lived.

What does Munich taste like?
It depends on the weather – hearty in the beer garden or sophisticated at the Käfer restaurant.

What does Munich sound like?
Wonderful concerts at the Residenz or open air events at the Königsplatz.

What does Munich smell like?
I love the freshly mown Englischer Garten (English Garden)!

Munich is the only city where ...
… you occasionally see a naked person! Often on the Isar.

Which Munich lady should everyone know?
The actress Uschi Glas.

Your favourite Bavarian word?
"Pfui di" (bye bye/bless you) – or something like that.

The most attractive building in the city?
The Frauenkirche (Our Lady’s Church).

The catchiest Munich song?
„In München steht ein Hofbräuhaus!“

Isar or Eisbach?
Isar – the wetlands are so beautiful!

Beer garden or bar?
My favourite is "Bar München". You have to try their fried potatoes!

Philharmonic orchestra or brass band music?
Philharmonic. I like gentle tones.

A weekend in the mountains or by the lake?
Down to Lake Tegernsee of course!

The best place in Munich to impress visitors?
The Viktualienmarkt (food market) with its colourful hustle and bustle.

What is the best place in Munich for an after-work beer?
The Kaisergarten restaurant in Schwabing.

The best place in Munich for a romantic date?
The "Pageou" restaurant run by the chef Ali Güngörmüş.

The best place in Munich to think?
At the hairdresser!

The best place in Munich for music lovers?
Complete classic – the Residenz!

The best place in Munich to experience culture?
The Neue Pinakothek.

The best place in Munich if you are longing for Italy?
The "Pietra Piccina" Italian restaurant at Maximiliansplatz.

Without Women Nothing Works

A tour not only for women! Learn more about the famous and less famous women of Munich during a walking tour. Read more

 

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Covid-19: current regulations

Hotels and accommodation establishments, shops, indoor and outdoor catering, and also clubs and discos are open. However, restrictions apply. All other important information on the coronavirus and your stay in Munich can be found here.

A woman and a man in a coat in front of the shop of Eduard Meier in Munich

A visit to the former Purveyors to the Court

We visited the former Royal Bavarian Purveyors to the Court and did some shopping in the old town - from porcelain to perfume.

We visited the former Royal Bavarian Purveyors to the Court and did some shopping in the old town - from porcelain to perfume.

Our author wears a dirndl in the store of Gottseidank in Munich

Vintage Dirndls and Hirschlederhosen

From Second-hand to a traditional store – we made our way through Munich's selection of traditional dress. 

Second-hand, a local label, a traditional store and a hire service – we made our way through Munich's selection of traditional dress.

A man tries on a brown traditional leather shoe

Haferl shoes and Dirndl bags

We visited some traditional shops and young designers in Munich to explore their traditional costume accessories.

It's not just dirndls and lederhosen: We visited some traditional shops and young designers to explore their traditional accessories.

Two women stand in front of three large wooden doors in Munich.

A walk through Glockenbachviertel: Saskia Diez

Munich's districts through the eyes of Munich personalities: This time jewellery designer Saskia Diez shows us her Glockenbachviertel.

Munich's districts through the eyes of Munich personalities: This time jewellery designer Saskia Diez shows us her Glockenbachviertel.

Best place if longing for Italy, Mrs. Wetterich?

The fashion designer Rahmée Wetterich in our questionnaire.

The fashion designer Rahmée Wetterich her sister run the "Noh Nee" label, tailoring clothes that combine both Bavarian and African influences.

Flowerbed at Gärtnerplatz in Munich.

Around the Gärtnerplatz

Shopping far from the major department stores: at Gärtnerplatz and Glockenbachviertel individuality counts. A shopping tour.     

Shopping far from the major department stores: at Gärtnerplatz and Glockenbachviertel individuality counts. A shopping tour.     

A view of a church reflected in a shop window in Munich.

Shopper's paradise

Shopping in an architecturally impressive atmosphere: a stroll through the inner city of Munich.

Shopping in an architecturally impressive atmosphere: a stroll through the inner city of Munich.

View of house facades at Maximilianstrasse in Munich reflected in the shop window of Valentino.

Chic flagship stores and premium brands

The density of international luxury labels in combination with long-established traditional brands is almost unique worldwide.

The density of international luxury labels in combination with long-established traditional brands is almost unique worldwide.

The Hanging Gardens in the Fünf Höfe shopping arcade

Hanging gardens and noble architecture

Explore Munich's elegant designer shops next to cafés, bars and restaurants in an extraordinary shopping ambience.

Explore Munich's elegant designer shops next to cafés, bars and restaurants in an extraordinary shopping ambience.

Pedestrian zone in Munich with one of the two towers of the Frauenkirche in Munich.

Everything under one roof

Anyone who wants to explore Munich's long-established department stores starts the shopping tour in the city centre.

Oberpollinger, Ludwig Beck or Konen – anyone who wants to explore Munich's long-established department stores starts the shopping tour at Karlsplatz-Stachus or Marienplatz.

Munich Card & City Pass

Discover Munich in a relaxed and uncomplicated way: discounts for the diverse range of art, culture and leisure activities with our guest cards.

Public transport is included

Many discounts with the Card, many things for free with the Pass.

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Panoramic view of the Munich Christmas market at Marienplatz.

Christmas Market Tour

Get in the mood for Christmas on this tour through the old town in the wonderful atmosphere of fragrant almonds and glittering lights.

Book now for 28 €!

Get in the mood for Christmas on this tour through the old town in the wonderful atmosphere of fragrant almonds and glittering lights.

Get in the mood for Christmas on this tour through the old town in the wonderful atmosphere of fragrant almonds and glittering lights.

Small meeting room of the Neues Rathaus in Munich

Exclusive tour through the town hall

Explore the Neue Rathaus on Marienplatz with an official City of Munich tour guide. A visit of the famous law library is also included!

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Explore the Neue Rathaus on Marienplatz with an official tour guide. A visit of the famous law library is also included!

Magistrates, Monachia and magnificent celebrations: explore the Neue Rathaus on Marienplatz with an official City of Munich tour guide. A visit of the famous law library is also included!

A woman with varnished fingernails holds a gift with the inscription "simply Munich".

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