Hofgarten - English and French Gardens
English Gardens Tour - Surfing Waves
From Greek Temples to Beer
Ayca studied architecture in Istanbul, a city, which has always been her major inspiration. She moved to Munich in 2009 for Ph.D. in Byzantine Art and Architecture History at LMU. After she completed her studies, she worked as a lecturer and curator at TUM, in Architekturmuseum. The exhibition she curated “Francis Kéré. Radically Simple” was visited by 70,000 people in the Pinakothek der Moderne and was entitled as the most important architecture exhibition of the year by the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Since October 2017, she has been guiding and working on different art projects. She speaks English, German and Turkish. She travels very often and is addicted to surfing waves.
After travelling around her home country, Colombia, Camila lived in Washington, D.C., where she worked in the Natural History Museum. Later she moved to Barcelona to work in the Institute of Botany, Finally, she ended up in Munich to study biology, and immediately fell in love with the city and with Bavaria, especially with the amazing parks and green spaces. During her studies, she worked as an assistant in the Botanical Garden. Camila completed her studies with a Master's degree and thesis project about orchids in early 2016. To share her passion about the city, she then decided to become a tour guide, showing people around the city and the castle of Neuschwanstein. This combination of expertise in biology and tour guiding makes her an excellent connection if you want to get to know and appreciate the green spaces in Munich.
Born in the historic Roman city of Augsburg in 1950, Nikolaus Wollmann has been a proud resident of the city of Munich for more than 20 years. After completing his studies in Agricultural Engineering, he spent most of his career at the Munich Trade Fair company, where he was responsible for events in Asia, Africa and the Americas. In addition to planning many industry-related fairs, Nikolaus was also entrusted by the City of Munich to cooperate with the partner city of Sapporo, Japan to stage the first “Munich Christmas Market” in Sapporo. Organizing events all over the world, Nikolaus became acquainted with so many different cultures. It was always a pleasure for him to show the city of Munich to his visitors from abroad. After his official retirement in 2015, he began a new profession as a tour guide, participating in extensive trainings and studies about the city´s history and architecture. He leads tours including “Introduction to Munich – The Making of the City” and the “English Garden Tour – Urban Landscape in Bavaria.” He looks forward to transmitting his deep knowledge of this fascinating city and he will leave not one your questions unanswered.