Friday, September 26, 2008

More Photos on Oktoberfest, Munich

I am only sharing more photos today from the Oktoberfest. I was there with my husband last Wednesday!! I need to sign-off early tonight because I will wake-up early tomorrow for the trip to Prague in Czech Republic..As usual I will also share some photos after my escapades in Prague..just be patient...good night!!

perfect photo taken by my husband...maghahalikan ba sila???ewan...perfect timing!!

the lady with the Dirndl dress..i hope to wear that in my next visit..

Facts and Figure

The Oktoberfest is known as the Largest Volksfest (People's Fair) in the World.[8] In 1999 there were six and a half million visitors[9] to the 42 hectare Theresienwiese. 72% of the people are from Bavaria.[10] 15% of visitors come from foreign countries like the surrounding EU-countries and other non-European countries including the United States, Japan, Brazil and Australia.

Besides the Oktoberfest, there are other public festivals that take place at the same location, in April/May: The Munich Frühlingsfest (Spring Festival) and Winter Tollwood in December with 650,000 visitors.

After the Oktoberfest the next people fairs in size in Germany are the Cranger Kirmes in Herne(Wanne-Eickel) (the largest fair in Northrhine-Westphalia) with 4,7 million visitors, the Rheinkirmes in Düsseldorf (called Largest Fair on the Rhine) and the Freimarkt in Bremen (the oldest fair in Germany, held since 1035, and the biggest fair in Northern Germany) with about 4 million visitors per year each, followed by the Cannstatter Volksfest in Stuttgart with about 3 million visitors each year and the "Schützenfest Hannover", the world's largest marksmen's Fun Fair in Hanover with about 2 million visitors per year.


twinks said...

kalingaw ba diha sis oi!!!
adto diha beh..

Euroangel said...

anhi diri Sis Twinks...welcome ka kaayo...asuss syalan man wa pa ta kadaug lotto...hehehe..ayo2 dira


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