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The Top 23 Things to Do in Munich

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For many people, Munich is synonymous with Oktoberfest. There is so much more to the city, but that doesn't mean you should skip the world's greatest beer fest.

A tradition since 1810, six million visitors pour into the city every fall. On opening day, the mayor of Munich taps the first keg in the Schottenhamel beer tent with the exclamation “O'zapft is!” (It is tapped!). For the next two weeks, more than 7.5 million liters of beer will be consumed.