One of Munich's main squares, it gets its name from the Odeon, once a distinguished concert hall, now a government building. The rest of its buildings are no slouches, either - it was designed in the early 19th century as the main entrance to the city, and so the architecture is majestic, with highlights including the Feldhernhalle (Field Marshalls Hall), an Italianate loggia commissioned by King Ludwig I of Bavaria (and also notorious as the site where the Nazis' early failed Beer Hall Putsch was defeated in 1923). Across the way are the Residenz, the Bavarian monarchs' palace; the grandiose 17th-century Baroque Theatine Church; and the Italianate Renaissance Hofgarten.
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