The Oktoberfest 2013 in Munich
Only a few weeks left until the start of the Oktoberfest. At Theresienwiese in Munich, the preparations for the Oktoberfest in full swing.
Of 21 September to October 6, 2013 is the 180th Munich Oktoberfest!
In the hotel Pöltl they can stay cheap and easily take the train to Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest. Ask us for more information.
The Oktoberfest takes place every year for 200 years in the same place instead: In the middle of the Theresienwiese in Munich. What’s with this famous meadow about?
Ever since the first Oktoberfest, the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, Theresienwiese bears her name. The wedding ceremony took place there, so they decided to baptize these meadows in honor of the bride “Maria Theresa meadow”, which later became Theresienwiese. Of course, the term Oktoberfest, now a synonym for Oktoberfest, Theresienwiese originated from. Is often mistakenly assumed the term is based on the plural Oktoberfest Theresienwiese, the name under which is also the location on Google Maps to find. In truth, however, the Oktoberfest Bavarian High German word for singular meadow. Therefore, to write or even Oktoberfest meadows, but short Oktoberfest. If that is too bavarian should just continue to say Theresienwiese.
Where? …and how to get there.
The best way to get to the Oktoberfest is Munich’s public transport network. Going there by car is not recommended, as there are almost no parking possibilities nearby.
S1 – S8 to Hackerbrücke
S7, S20 and S27 to Heimeranplatz, and then U4 or U5 to station Theresienwiese or Schwanthalerhöhe
U3 or U6 to Goetheplatz or Poccistraße
U4 or U5 to Theresienwiese or Schwanthalerhöhe
MetroBus-Line 53 to Schwanthalerhöhe
MetroBus-Line 58 to Georg-Hirth-Platz or Goetheplatz
StadtBus-Line 131 or 132 to Hans-Fischer-Straße
StadtBus-Line 134 to Schwanthalerhöhe
- Streetcar / Straßenbahn:
Line 18 or 19 to Holzapfelstraße or Hermann-Lingg-Straße