Half-way through the Hessentag

Last night marked the half-way point in the Hessentag in Oberursel.  Parties held on this evening are often referred to as the “Bergfest” , meaning that we have climbed up the mountain and it’s all downhill from here on.

The big wheel at Oberusel's station

The big wheel at Oberusel's station

It was announced this afternoon that there had been 735,000 visitors in the first five days, with 215,000 alone on Whit Monday – just 5,000 off the record for a single day ever!

The million is not far away…

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About Graham

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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