My wife and I, along with several friends, are going to Oktoberfest this year. Outside of beer tents and the list of top activities, what are some 'off the beaten path' things to do and places to eat?
If you like history, you should see the old town of munich. with the Neue Pinakothek and all the typical tourist attractions. Nymphenburg Palace is also very nice and has a beautiful park. If you like soccer you can visit the Allianz Arena. Make sure you book before you go there.
To get arround in munich is very easy. You can buy a day tourist ticket, which also gives you some perks and discounts at the main attractions of munich. Public transport is very good. There are subway, tram, busses which take you almost everywhere.
But you will get all of them places on the Octoberfest too. This are the main brewerys of munich, but the also offer delicous food. During the Octoberfest you probably get an seat easier at the restaurants, because more people going to the fair. But i would recommend to get a reservation anyway.
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