Oktoberfest Insider Guide

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Publisher: Te Neues Publishing Company

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Category: Travel

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The Munich Oktoberfest is one of the largest and best-known public festivals in the world. Each year 6 million visitors attend, drinking more than 5 million liters of beer and consuming hundreds of thousands of sausages. Referred to by the locals as the ?Wiesn?, this extravaganza celebrates its 172nd birthday in 2005. With an event of this scope, it is easy to miss the best parts. That is, unless you have an insider's perspective to point out the must-see?s. This highly personal homage to Oktoberfest helps you make the most of this memorable experience, and contains tips on where to go, what to do, and how to do it. ? An invaluable companion to the biggest party in the world, with a calendar of events, glossary, and many helpful tips ? An insider's guide to all the fun and festivities