From an artist’s bohemian idyll to Highlight Towers – enjoy the atmosphere of Schwabing to the right and left of Leopoldstrasse around Münchner Freiheit. A former village outside the gates of the city, it gained literary notoriety in the Prince Regent’s era as an “art town” and is today still one of the most popular Munich districts for students, artists and the “in” crowd. The writer Franziska Countess of Reventlow coined the famous phrase: “Schwabing is not a place but a condition.”