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Traffic Sounds Munich

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4 Files • 96kHz 24bit • 500 MB • 15 min


Traffic sounds Munich, Germany

When I first started recording sounds, I was absolutely fascinated by the bustling ambiance of traffic. There was something about the fast vehicles whizzing by and the accompanying noises that really caught my attention! It was back in 2017 when I visited Munich, and I had just started my sound recording journey with my trusty Zoom H6 recorder. Although I had been to Munich before, this time I was truly listening to the city and all its sounds.

One day, I had to make a trip to the American Embassy in Munich to apply for my visa. But I made sure to set aside some extra time to explore the surrounding area and capture some unique sounds. After wandering around for a bit, I stumbled upon a busy intersection with heavy traffic of cars, buses, and trucks. This spot had four traffic lights, and it was fascinating to witness the vehicles stopping and then accelerating as soon as the light turned green. If you’re curious about where this soundscape was located, it was right next to the P1 Club on Prinzregentenstrasse.

It was an exciting experience for me, and I couldn’t help but record the energetic sounds of that bustling intersection. The revving of engines, the rolling of tires on the pavement, and the occasional blaring of horns created a vibrant symphony of urban life. These recordings capture the dynamic energy of Munich’s streets and hold a special place in my collection.

Looking back on that day, I feel grateful for the opportunity to not only take care of my visa appointment but also indulge in my passion for recording and appreciating the unique sounds of the city. Those recordings serve as a reminder of the joy and curiosity that sparked my love for capturing the world around me.

If you’re curious to experience the essence of that Munich traffic soundscape, I invite you to join me on a journey of exploration through the vibrant auditory tapestry I captured on that memorable day.


Be sure to check out more sounds on our Transportation Page and this Classic Cars Germany Sound Library.

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Who would have thought a handy sound recorder in Cambodia would lead us here?

Hi there we’re Marcel and Libby and every sound on this site has been recorded by us. For nearly 7 years, we’ve been traveling around the world recording unique sounds for others to use! 

If you’re curious and want to learn more about our journey traveling full-time as sound recordists you can read on here or on CNN Travel.

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