INTERRAILING DAY 1: BERLIN

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On our very first day our flight got in at about 9:45 and we took the bus and metro to where we were staying, Comebackpackers Hostel in Kreuzberg.

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Which, to our horror, was up what felt like 50 flights of stairs. It’s quite a large hostel with a friendly, laid-back atmosphere.

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We dumped our bags and went to find lunch in Kreuzberg. It was quite a weird place with not many options, we were hoping for pizza but wandered out so far and couldn’t find anyway. In the end we ended up at a cafe right opposite the hostel, eating a pesto, mozzarella and tomato ciabatta.

After lunch we went back for 2pm check-in, got ready and took the metro into the centre of Berlin. We started at the Berliner Dom – the Berlin Cathedral Church, the largest church in the city.

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Inside was very impressive. Below you can see the main altar.

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We went down to the crypt, containing the tombs of Prussian royals, which was eerily cold and dark and quiet.

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Then we walked allll the way to the top of the dome. I can’t remember how many steps this was exactly but it was a LOT. But the views at the top were worth it and I’m sure it did our bums the world of good.

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Then we spent the rest of the day wandering around looking a the museums and had of course had the classic German dish pizza for dinner.

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Find out how much I spent on this day here.

Next day of interrailing here.

Lily x

 

 

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