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Theresienwiese

Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #27 of 171 Attractions in Munich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Activities: Drinking, Dining
Description: This huge grassy park annually hosts the city's popular Oktoberfest.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Visited just before Oktoberfest (heartbreaking), but it was still amazing to walk around and check out all of the beer halls and rides. Definitely returning for the main event!

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Went to the Oktoberfest at Theresienwiese in 1972 as a college student and and in 2007 when I took my son to Europe as a graduation gift. The grounds are amazing with all the beer tents from the six Munich breweries, the beer was great and the experience was totally awesome. We were in Munich for 4 nights, and planned... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very crowded during Oktober fest , follow the parade and crowded people just direct to here for couple of nice beer

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Diest
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

An empty square. Nothing to see. Not worth to visit. Strange that this mentioned on TripAdvisor. Please rate Oktoberfest, not the square.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The area is totally empty unless you go during event weeks. That is a giant parking lot that gets in party mode for Oktoberfest, Fruhlingfest, Tollwood, and such. If you make it there for the non-party weeks, it is ghost town.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have been 3 times for Oktoberfest and absolutely love it! So much to see and I love every second. Love all the tents and usually end up at Paulaner and/or Hippodrome...and have to do the Franziskaner outdoor beer garden..oh and the bar that is like an old carousel. A must is the Ferris Wheel also, then have to go... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It is still an interesting place to visit. Stand at the bottom of the statue 'Bavaria' and take a few snaps. Come back in September for the O'fest and you'll have stories forever.

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Gold Bar, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Spring beer fest no problem getting into tents. There were only 3 tents but still fun and rides and chickens and beers. Smaller octoberfest still had a good time.

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

OMG! We were here for Oktoberfest and it was soooo much fun! Nearly everyone is dressed in traditional outfits, the crowd is absolutely enormous, yet everyone is so friendly - and with the amount of beer being consumed no one was unruly. The beer tents are packed and if you wish to sit inside them after 5pm you need to... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 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... More

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