Until recently, it was considered how it would still work - but in view of the increasing number of corona infections it will probably not work: there will be no Christmas markets in Advent 2020 in Munich.
Munich is banning all
throughout the city for 2020
The reason is the rapidly increasing number of
The ban also affects other markets such as
Munich - There will be no
in Munich this winter
The city crisis team decided on Friday afternoon.
Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter (SPD)
and the top of the town hall have not only
the large Christmas market in the
- but also
all private markets
The reason for the cancellation is the
with steadily increasing numbers of infections.
The city most recently reported 348 new cases and a
+++ EIL +++ The #Christkindlmarkt in # Munich is canceled.
Everyone else too!
The crisis team in the #Town hall has just decided that.
The reason, of course: #Corona and the increasing number of infections (Photo: dpa) pic.twitter.com/6u1EZutiAA
- Sascha Karowski (@skarowski) October 30, 2020
Christmas markets canceled due to coronavirus in Munich - despite the pandemic concept
The decision had already been expected before the meeting of the crisis team, especially since some events had already been canceled.
Nuremberg market is
just as special as the
The Christmas markets in
, at the
and at the
had also already been canceled.
Despite the increasing numbers, the city had tried to
secure the market on Marienplatz
with its own
More on this in the video: Munich extends- Are the other Christmas markets now following suit?
Accordingly, it should have started on
The feeders had the option of voluntarily extending it to January 10th.
The area of the popular Christmas market would have been enlarged in order to be able to comply with the distance rules.
The market would have stretched from the Old Town Hall to Stachus and from Sendlinger Tor to Diener and Weinstrasse.
Recently, it was considered to split up the market more, with locations at Marienplatz, Theresienwiese and Mariahilfplatz.
In addition, there would have been - analogous to the
- access restrictions.
All of this is now obsolete.
Out of the magic!
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