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

 

Photos: Privat, Redline Enterprises, Frank Stolle
In the traditional dress store Gottseidank in Munich, a woman is tying the apron of another woman who is wearing a dirndl.

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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

Traditional accessories

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.

Questionnaire: Rahmée Wetterich

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.

Shopping

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.

Shopping guide

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.

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

Department stores

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.

Online or at the tourist information offices

Munich's Palace of Justice

Justizpalast Tour

During the guided tour of the present-day seat of the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, you will learn everything about the history and significance of the neo-baroque court and administrative building.

Book now for only 20€ !

During the guided tour of the present-day seat of the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, you will learn everything about the history and significance of the neo-baroque court and administrative building.

Small meeting room of the Neues Rathaus in Munich

New Town Hall Tour

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

Book now from 20 €

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!

Exterior view of the Hofbräuhaus Munich at dusk.

Hofbräuhaus Tour

Discover the most famous beer hall in the world with an official guide of the city of Munich and enjoy a fresh Mass of beer afterward!

Book for 28€, Mass beer included!

Discover the most famous beer hall in the world with an official guide of the city of Munich and enjoy a fresh Mass of beer afterward!

Discover the most famous beer hall in the world with an official guide of the city of Munich and enjoy a fresh Mass of beer afterward!

Towers at Marienplatz in Munich

Old Town Tour

The city walk for everyone who wants to become acquainted with the most beautiful parts of Munich's city centre.

Book now for 18 €!

The city walk for everyone who wants to become acquainted with the most beautiful parts of Munich's city centre.

Wort kettle at the Spaten brewery in Munich.

Spaten Brewery Tour

Experience a brewery tour at Spaten with a look behind the scenes, interesting facts about the company history and beer tasting in the brewery tower.

Book now for only 22 €!

Experience a brewery tour at Spaten with a look behind the scenes, interesting facts about the company history and beer tasting in the brewery tower.

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Vouchers

Buy now vouchers for your visit in Munich. The ideal gift! Guided tours, guest cards and more...

Buy vouchers from 6,50 €

Buy now vouchers for your visit in Munich. The ideal gift! Guided tours, guest cards and more...

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Oktoberfest Shop

Bring a piece of Oktoberfest home: Purchase official souvenirs such as the Wiesn poster or the Oktoberfest beer stein in the official Oktoberfest shop.

Bring a piece of Oktoberfest home: Purchase official souvenirs such as the Wiesn poster or the Oktoberfest beer stein in the official Oktoberfest shop.

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Vouchers

Give the gift of a special Munich voucher: we also offer vouchers for all our guided tours. Here you can book unique Munich experiences directly online, print them out and give them as a gift voucher to friends or family.

Buy vouchers from 6,50 €

Give the gift of a special Munich voucher: we also offer vouchers for all our guided tours. Here you can book unique Munich experiences directly online, print them out and give them as a gift voucher to friends or family.