Choose a language
Monument

Monument to the 1972 Olympic assassination

Monument · Munich · 509 m · open today
Responsible for this content
Fakultät für Tourismus - Hochschule München - Digitales Marketing & Management Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Erinnerungsort: Olympia-Attentat München 1972
    Erinnerungsort: Olympia-Attentat München 1972
    Photo: Elli G., Fakultät für Tourismus - Hochschule München - Digitales Marketing & Management
Building in the Olympic Park, which since September 2017 commemorates the attack of the terrorist group "Black September" at the 20th Olympic Games in 1972.
The memorial shows on 12 panels the biographies of the 12 victims, who lost their lives on September 5th and 6th 1972 due to the Palestinian terror group "Black September".

In addition to the 12 panels, the memorial shows original sound, image and video recordings on large screens as well as information on the background of the terrorist attack.

 

The building was opened in 2017 by Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and has since then commemorated the victims of the 1972 attack with a view of the Olympic Village.

 

Source: https://www.muenchen.de/aktuell/2017-09/denkmal-fuer-olympiaattentat-opfer-eroeffnung-besichtigung.html [20/07/12]

Opening hours

open today
Sunday00:00–24:00
Monday00:00–24:00
Tuesday00:00–24:00
Wednesday00:00–24:00
Thursday00:00–24:00
Friday00:00–24:00
Saturday00:00–24:00

Price:

The monument can be visited free of charge.
Profile picture of Elli G.
Author
Elli G.
Update: December 31, 2020

Public transport

The Olympic Monument can best be reached by subway from Sendlinger Tor or Marienplatz. From there, take the U3 line to the Olympiazentrum stop. From here walk into the park until you see tennis courts on the left. The monument is located behind it on the left side.

Getting there

Enter your address (Olympiazentrum, 80809 Munich) into a navigation system and turn off Lechenauer Straße onto Helen-Mayer-Ring. To get to the exact address it is recommended to walk (approx. 700 meters).

Parking

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.

Coordinates

DD
48.177920, 11.550118
DMS
48°10'40.5"N 11°33'00.4"E
UTM
32U 689565 5339220
w3w 
///waddled.harmony.hydrant
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 closed
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 easy
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

Monument to the 1972 Olympic assassination

Kohlemainenweg
80809 München
Bayern
  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Features
Maps and trails
  • 4 Routes nearby