Burp! Germany’s Oktoberfest opens

UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2015 04:30 PM IST 6 Photos
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Visitors reach for a mug of beer from the first barrel during the opening ceremony for the 182nd Oktoberfest in Munich , Germany on Saturday. Millions of beer drinkers from around the world will come to the Bavarian capital over the next two weeks for Oktoberfest, which runs until October 4. (REUTERS)

Visitors reach for a mug of beer from the first barrel during the opening ceremony for the 182nd Oktoberfest in Munich , Germany on Saturday. Millions of beer drinkers from around the world will come to the Bavarian capital over the next two weeks for Oktoberfest, which runs until October 4. (REUTERS)

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A waitress carries beer in a tent during the 182nd Oktoberfest in Munich. (REUTERS)

A waitress carries beer in a tent during the 182nd Oktoberfest in Munich. (REUTERS)

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The long wait: Visitors stand in a queue ahead of the opening of the Oktoberfest on Saturday. (REUTERS)

The long wait: Visitors stand in a queue ahead of the opening of the Oktoberfest on Saturday. (REUTERS)

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Young girls dressed in the traditional attire at the opening of the Oktoberfest beer festival . (AP)

Young girls dressed in the traditional attire at the opening of the Oktoberfest beer festival . (AP)

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People rush to find seats in the "Hacker Pschorr" tent during the opening of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich on Saturday . (AP)

People rush to find seats in the "Hacker Pschorr" tent during the opening of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich on Saturday . (AP)

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A little bit for me too! A German police officer and a sniffer dog named Anton inspect a beer barrel before the opening of the 182nd Oktoberfest in Munich. (REUTERS)

A little bit for me too! A German police officer and a sniffer dog named Anton inspect a beer barrel before the opening of the 182nd Oktoberfest in Munich. (REUTERS)

UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2015 04:30 PM IST
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