Authentic Bavaria at the marathon in Munich. With their starting shots, fireworks send over ten thousand runners on their loop through the cosmopolitan city with heart. The route is like a sightseeing tour. It goes by the most beautiful sights in the city. It starts at the Olympiapark. Highlights are the Ludwigstraße with Siegestor (Victory Gate), the Englischer Garten (English Garden), Marienplatz, Königsplatz and Odeonsplatz.