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Käfer's Wies'n Schänke is arguably the most up-market and prestigious tent at the Oktoberfest. It is run by Michael Käfer, whose family is also responsible for the famous Käfer Delicatessen in the center of Munich.
This is where Munich's upper class and famous hang out, and as such, it can be difficult to get a reservation here or a seat inside if you don't have one. There are only 1000 seats inside, making this the smallest of the main tents at the festival.
It is not your traditional tent as such but rather a large wooden cottage, with many walkways and different rooms spread around inside creating a cozy but maze-like space inside. There are no beer benches inside, rather it is set out more like a mountain restaurant.
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