Almenrausch, Munich

Almenrausch, Munich

What to buy here: Traditional “Tracht” Clothing and Accessories- Tracht is the general name for all of the traditional clothing pieces and accessories associated with German speaking counties, although now-a-days, it typically refers mainly to the traditional clothing worn in Austria and Bavaria. The Tracht style employs the use of loden (a traditional form of felt) and linen fabrics, and often incorporates detailed stitching or embroidery into the piece. During the three weeks of Oktoberfest in the fall, Tracht is worn all over the city by both locals and foreigners alike, but during the rest of the year, it is generally worn only by Bavarians or when going to a beer festival, beer garden, or local pub. The outfit worn by men is called a “Lederhosen,” which directly translates into leather pants, and women wear a dress and apron set called a “Dirndl.” These, as well as Tracht-style bags, hats, necklaces and other accessories, can be purchased at Almenrausch year round. However, in the weeks leading up to and during Oktoberfest, you can find Tracht and Tracht accessories almost everywhere in the city, including the large department stores in the Marienplatz square in downtown Munich. The prices can vary greatly depending on where and what you purchase. A full dirndl or lederhosen outfit can be up to 150 or 200 Euros, but a bag or a hat would be less, at about 30 to 50 Euros. Other smaller accessories can be purchased for less than 30 Euros.

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Sight Name: Almenrausch
Sight Location: Munich, Germany
Sight Type: Shopping
Guide(s) containing this sight: Marienplatz Area Sights Walking Tour   Altstadt Souvenir Shops  

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The Architectural Splendor and Palaces Tour

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City Orientation Walk II

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
South Alstadt Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Altstadt Souvenir Shops

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km

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