There are plenty of Christmas markets that are taken place in the city of Munich between the first advent and Christmas Eve. The Christmas Markets in Munich are held on Marienplatz and is situated in the heart of the city. This market offers traditional Bavarian Christmas gifts like wood carvings from Oberammergau, exquisite glassware from the Bavarian forest, gingerbread from Nuremberg and other delights. Other than that, there are also chimney sweeps made from almonds and plums, cakes, mulled wine and bee wax candles. Kripperlmarkt, a popular event here is famous since the mid 18th century.