Watch: Millions of beer drinkers drenched in Oktoberfest spirit

Munich: The annual beer drinking party in Munich - the annual Oktoberfest, had a fitting finale this weekend, drenched in a light showers after a long, dry spell.

 Watch: Millions of beer drinkers drenched in Oktoberfest spirit

A visitor drinks beer on the first day of the 182nd Oktoberfest in Munich. Reuters

Despite the cool weather, 3 million guests found their way to the Oktoberfest. The majority are from Munich while tourists from America, Canada, Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand, Japan, Switzerland and Italy also made the trip to Bavaria.

The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture since 1810. Other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations, modeled after the original Munich event. The Oktoberfest is the world’s largest travelling funfair. Watch the highlights right here on Firstpost.

 

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Updated Date: Oct 05, 2015 01:51:05 IST