This panorama shows the standing wave at the Reichenbach bridge during the Isar river high-water on June 5th 2010. Lots of spectators watch the surfers and kayakers that try to ride on it. The wave is only present during very high water.
Munich is the capital of the German state of Bavaria and is Germany's third largest city, located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Black and gold - the colors of the Holy Roman Empire - have been the city's official colors since the time of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor.