Palmengarten – Theresienwiese

You could be forgiven for thinking that the Theresienwiese is a barren wasteland at the moment, what with Oktoberfest 2020 having been cancelled. And yes, right now, not a huge amount is going on – even the corona testing centre has closed down. Green City is working to change that though, and has set up a tiny tropical island on the Oktoberfest grounds.

There are palm trees, deckchairs, and tons and tons of sand. It’s a quiet, tropical spot to sit, read, and enjoy the peace.

If you want to support the project, you can do so by donating – or by helping keep the spot clean and tidy. There’s a board by the Palmengarten which lets you know what you can do to maintain the garden throughout the summer.

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I'm Rachel, the author behind Arts in Munich. I moved to Munich in the summer of 2008, and work as an editor in the city. I also do freelance work for the BBC, MONOCLE, Singapore Airlines and Kaltblut, among others, and previously wrote for the Huffington Post and Electronic Beats.

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