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10 Interesting Facts about Oktoberfest

10 Interesting Facts about Oktoberfest

1. Oktoberfest is actually the wedding anniversary celebration of King Ludwig and Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen dating back to 1810 2. Beer drums are carried in by a beer wagon pulled by a horse and cart in traditional Bavrian dress 3. Only beer brewed in Munich is permitted to be served 4. Only Germans are permitted to work at the festival 5. There are 25 Bier tents at Oktoberfest 6. All of the profits made by Oktoberfest are re-invested into…

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How to Visit Zugspitze Without a Tour

How to Visit Zugspitze Without a Tour

Germany’s highest peak, pronounced “Sug(like sugar)Spitz”, offers impressive 360° panorama views over 400 mountain peaks in four countries at almost 3000 metres. Despite being 55 miles from Munich Central, Zugspitze is incredibly easy to find without the need for a funded tour. Getting to Zugspitze At München Hauptbahnhof (Munich Central Station), you’ll need to purchase a Bayern-Ticket from either the tourist information or using the ticket machines that is valid from 9am onwards and costs 28 euros for 2 people. Locate…

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