Oktoberfest for beer lovers, The famous #Oktoberfest is one of the largest funfair and the #beer #festival that takes place annually in #Munich, Germany. Unlike its name, it starts in September itself and concludes in October…
The famous #Oktoberfest is one of the largest funfair and the #beer #festival that takes place annually in #Munich, Germany.
Unlike its name, the Oktoberfest starts in September itself and concludes in October and runs for 16 days. It was started in 1810 and is one of an important part of #Bavarian Culture.
Thousands of people from across the globe visit this fest every year to enjoy eating, drinking, dancing, colourful parades and rides.
Beer, Beer and more Beer!
It is mostly known for its beer festival where large consumption of beer takes place during the span of 16 days. According to the facts, this year the estimated beer consumed was around 6.5 million litres by around 6.3 million visitors.
The fest also takes care of the teetotallers by providing sodas and water also! The beer that is served comes from the Munich Breweries.
One of the largest Congregations
The fest is one of the largest congregations of people singing, dancing and enjoying the beer coming from all around the world. It gives you great opportunity to meet people coming from all around the world. If you plan to go to this festival then prior booking is a must.
Music playing all around
You find around so many people listening to bands who play traditional Bavarian music in the tents. Also there is other new music playing in several tents and live band entertainment.
If you #travel to Munich for Oktoberfest, there are also many places to see around the city. Take your time out from the fest do have a visit to the local places like the Olympic Stadium of Munich, museums, palaces and the old buildings.
Explore this old city which has a lot of vibrancies and is a great amalgamation of the old and the modern culture.