Choose a language
Lookout Tower

Olympic Tower

Lookout Tower · Munich · 510 m · open today
Responsible for this content
Fakultät für Tourismus - Hochschule München - Digitales Marketing & Management Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Olympiaturm
    Photo: Elli G., Fakultät für Tourismus - Hochschule München - Digitales Marketing & Management
The Olympic Tower was completed in 1968 and reaches a height of 291 meters. It is considered one of Munich's landmarks.
It is possible to take a drive up to the viewing platform at 185 meters and enjoy Munich from above.


Next to the viewing platform is the Restaurant 181 at a height of approx. 181 m. The platform on which the restaurant is located rotates 360 degrees every 49 minutes, allowing guests to overlook all of Munich during their stay.


Sources: 1, 2

Opening hours

open today
The opening hours refer to the driveway.

The opening hours of Restaurant 181 can be found here.


Informationen zu den Preisen finden Sie hier. 
Profile picture of Elli G.
Elli G.
Update: April 20, 2021

Public transport

The Olympic Tower can best be reached by subway from Sendlinger Tor or Marienplatz. From here, take the U3 line to the Olympiazentrum stop. From there you can reach the television tower in about 900 meters. (The tower is located on the left side from the stop and is clearly visible).

Getting there

Enter your address (Olympiazentrum, 80809 Munich) into a navigation system and turn off Lerchenauer Straße onto Helen-Mayer-Ring. To get to the exact address it is recommended to walk (approx. 1000 meters).


Parking level of the Olympic Village or at the roadside: Free of charge at all places not indicated as private

P+R Parking garage Olympiazentrum at Helen-Mayer-Ring 3, 80809 Munich: 4€ per 2 hours, 1€ per additional hour (maximum 20€ per day)

Parkharfe at the Olympiapark: 5€ for 24 hours (walking distance to the monument approx. 1300 meters)

You can find more information about parking here.


48.174691, 11.553793
48°10'28.9"N 11°33'13.7"E
32U 689850 5338870
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Recommendations nearby

recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 39.4 km
Duration 2:45 h
Ascent 67 m
Descent 60 m

This bike tour follows the steps of the Olympic assassination attempt on September 5th, 1972, from the Olympic village to the airport in ...

from Elli G.,   Fakultät für Tourismus - Hochschule München - Digitales Marketing & Management
Long distance cycling · Oberbayern
Wasser-Radlwege Oberbayern: Kunst-Schleife
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 343.7 km
Duration 25:05 h
Ascent 1,683 m
Descent 1,683 m

Gespickt mit kulturellen und landschaftlichen Höhepunkten erstreckt sich die Kunstschleife über knapp 350 Kilometer im Südwesten Oberbayerns.

from Julia Kiendl,   Landkreis Fürstenfeldbruck
Long distance cycling · Bavaria
München-Augsburg-Radweg (MAR)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 82.7 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 57 m
Descent 87 m

Die meist ruhige Route bietet sich für eine Radtour mit der ganzen Familie an. Aufgrund der zahlreichen sehenswerten Highlights ist die Fahrt gut ...

from Julia Kiendl,   Landkreis Fürstenfeldbruck
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 33 km
Duration 8:10 h
Ascent 109 m
Descent 69 m

Dieser Abschnitt des Münchner Jakobswegs führt über die ehemalige Klosterkirche Mariä Himmelfahrt in Fürstenfeldbruck und die Wallfahrtskirche St.

from Julia Kiendl,   Landkreis Fürstenfeldbruck

Show all on map

Olympic Tower

Spiridon-Louis-Ring 7
80809 München

Special features

Place to visit
  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Maps and trails
  • 4 Routes nearby