Book a Munich hotel near Marienplatz, Munich with Hotels.com. Lively Marienplatz square witnessed tournaments and executions in medieval times - today crowds come for its mix of historic landmarks, people-watching cafés and colourful street performers. Explore Marienplatz to spot the neo-gothic Rathaus (town hall), festooned with gargoyles and spindly turrets, and the Marienssäule column topped by a golden statue of the Virgin Mary. Or relax over coffee at a pavement café on Marienplatz. Located in the Altstadt district in central Munich, Marienplatz is near many of Munich's best hotels as well as the Frauenkirche cathedral, Viktualienmarkt food market, the Hofbräuhaus beer hall and the Bavarian State Opera. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near Marienplatz, which is served by Marienplatz U-Bahn station. Visit at 11am or noon to see the animated glockenspiel spring to life on Marienplatz.