On Saturday, 17 September, on the spacious lawns of the Theresienwiese in Munich amusement park (which means "Theresienwiese") was the start of the next 178 th in the world's largest beer festival "Oktoberfest". It was here until 3 October, and the main events will unfold.
1. On Saturday, September 17 in Germany, launched one of the most popular festivals in the world - "Oktoberfest". (REUTERS)
2. "Oktoberfest" will be held until October 3. During the festival, visitors will enjoy a million liters of beer and eat millions of pretzels and Bavarian sausages. (REUTERS)
3. The history of the festival takes its countdown to the October 12, 1810 - the day the Crown Prince Ludwig celebrated marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. (REUTERS / Michaela Rehle)
4. In 1818 there appeared the first roundabout, and in 1867 - the first beer tent. (REUTERS / Michael Dalder)