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“Oktoberfest….definitely a must in Bucket List!”
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Theresienwiese
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Small-Group Munich City and Oktoberfest Tour Including Reserved Oktoberfest...
Ranked #22 of 303 things to do in Munich
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Owner description: This huge grassy park annually hosts the city's popular Oktoberfest.
New Delhi, India
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Oktoberfest….definitely a must in Bucket List!”
Reviewed 8 May 2014

One of life's must-dos. I recommend that you hire a traditional Bavarian dress and get into the mood. It is such a great mix of friendly local & international visitors. There is something for everyone. When we entered we saw on our right, the circus-themed Hippodrome, and were dazzled. Most of our time was spent in the Haufbrau tent. We went in the Schottenhamel, the Lowenbrau tent and the Augustiner tent too.
All happily drinking, eating and dancing, the house band was playing festive Bavarian songs. All you could do was watch and smile and join the gang. Each tent had 10000++ people. We found a place to sit and ordered our huge mug of beer. I a non-beer drinker also had a full 1litre of beer. It does take a while to consume a liter of beer but you really do not want to hurry the experience of being there. A good majority of the people in the grounds were wearing traditional Bavarian costumes.
Food is a problem if you are a vegetarian like us, so carry your snacks, sandwitches & munchies like we did.
It starts at 11 am and you better come early if you want to get a table because lots of people already have reservations so there isn't much spare room left. In the afternoon it gets so busy that they pretty much shut the doors to all tents.
There are 14 large tents, carousels, roller coasters. It is all joyous and festive. There are several kiosks selling all manner of Wiesn souvenirs.
If a non-beer drinker like me could have a blast, I am sure it is a Mecca for beer drinkers.

Visited September 2013
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Malmö,Sweden
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“Prosit Der Gemütlichkeit”
Reviewed 1 May 2014

As a big beer lover, this had for many years been a great desire to visit.
We stayed in Munich for 4 nights and visited the festival every day if I remember correctly.
Tried many tents at opening time around 10:00 in the morning. A few hours later there were hardly any tables or seats left. Met many new friends.
Prices were OK about 10 euros for one Maß. The food seemed to be pretty boring but went down after a few beers.

Wish we come here again.

Visited October 2013
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Roselle, Illinois
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“Unforgettable Sight”
Reviewed 9 April 2014

The bronze statue of Theresa holding a wreath high is larger than it first appears, as one can actually enter the statue and climb up into the inside of Theresa's head and look out of two small windows onto the huge festival site where Octoberfest and other events take place!

Visited May 2013
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New York City, New York
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“home of Octoberfest!”
Reviewed 31 March 2014

I have only gone here for octoberfest, not sure if anything else is hosted here. Without the beer tents and rides its probably a nice empty lot. Do yourself a favor and see it in sept.

Visited September 2013
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Jodhpur, India
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“nothing great when no oktoberfest”
Reviewed 21 March 2014

its as simple as a park and i didn't noticed anything great. may be it looks different during oktoberfest, but not in this season.

Visited March 2014
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