Munich's wonderful mascot pops up everywhere in the Bavarian capital
BEER KID: A procession of Münchner Kindl featured on a 1930 postcard from Munich and the Oktoberfest.
The original coat-of-arms is more or less unchanged, a black-and-yellow-robed monk holding a book in one of his outstretched hands.
Every once in a while a book comes along that changes your life.
Until it does, please consider buying Destination Munich and Bavaria, the grooviest, most informative guide on the market :-)
It'll give you full-colour maps, practical info and hundreds of tips on how to get the most out of your visit.
It's 227 pages of up-to-the-minute travel intelligence and it can be yours as an eBook for less than the price of an Oktoberfest beer. (read on)
• Go from Muenchener Kindl back to Destination Munich Home
• Learn more about Munich's history and traditions at Munich Backstory
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