The city is best known abroad for this annual 16-day
celebration of beer known as the Oktoberfest.
Beer lovers from all over the world gatheres in Munich
to hear the traditional Bavarian cry of "O'zapft is"
which means 'the keg is tapped', signalling the start
of the city's annual Oktoberfest.
On 12 October, 1810, the future King Ludwig I and Princess
Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen got married. The fields
on which the wedding celebrations took place were subsequently
named the Theresienwiese, after the bride, and the festivities
to mark the event were so riotously successful that
it has been repeated annually ever since.
Free entrance and service till 11pm is provided, by
the organizers, the only limits are your money and your