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a woman carrying multiple steins of beer at a beer garden in Munich
October 2, 2020

Celebrating Oktoberfest

A beer maid carries steins of beer at a beer garden in Munich, West Germany—as it was known in 1977, when this photo was first published. Munich is the home of Oktoberfest, a folk festival attended by some six million people every year.
Photograph by Robert Madden, Nat Geo Image Collection

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