Prost! Beer, good cheer flow at Munich's famous Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2014 - Day Two
Participants of the Parade of Costumes and Riflemen (Trachten- und Schuetzenzug) enjoy drinking beer at Schuetzen beer tent.
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The Munich Oktoberfest lays claim to being the largest of its kind in the world. Last year more than six million people attended, between them consuming 6.7 million liters of beer and eating more than 114 oxen. In addition to eating, drinking and dancing, visitors enjoy parades and a variety of fairground rides.

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