The Oktoberfest dates back to a royal wedding celebration. The public horse race in 1810 was attended by more than 40000 spectators. Read the whole story.
184. Münchner Oktoberfest
The Munich Oktoberfest has been established in 1810 as a part of the celebration of the wedding between crown prince Ludwig and princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen. Today, it’s known as the largest fair of the world and attracts more than six million visitors every year.