September 22nd, Munich. The Oktoberfest is now one of the biggest and most popular festivals in the world. More than six million people visit the Oktoberfest every year. And they come from all over the world. As well as Italians, you will often meet Americans, Australians and the Japanese in particular. The Oktoberfest includes massive beer tents, each run by a different Bavarian brewer, as well as amusement rides and activities.
Bavaria statue. The statue represents the patron saint of the land. During the Oktoberfest most the visitors lie down on the grass, around the statue.
The Theresienwiese is an open space in the Munich borough of Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt. It serves as the official ground of the Munich Oktoberfest.
Besides the Oktoberfest there is the 'Oide Wiesn', where visitors can enjoy Bavarian live music, culinary delights and historical rides in a cozy traditional atmosphere.