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Berlin Cathedral


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The wishes of William II and the whims of his wife, who wanted to a Lutheran church that was a worthy expression of the imperial capital, gave rise to the royal temple of Hohenzollern. The Cathedral is full of statues of famous German Protestants and the crypt contains the royal tombs of Frederick I, Sophie Charlotte and Frederick William II, nephew of Frederick the Great. Do not miss even the graves are 90 sarcophagi of the Hohenzollern dynasty. Trivia: if you are lucky enough to combine your visit with concerts performed by the ancient organ, you will be very pleasantly surprised, though, because of the rich interior of the twentieth century Cathedral, the sound does not propagate never quite clear . When: Mon – Sat 9:00 to 20:00, Sundays and holidays 12:00 to 20:00. From 1 October to 31 March open until 21:00. How much: € 8, reduced € 6. How to: metro line S – Bahn S5, S7, S75, S9 and U-Bahn line U2, U5, U8 Alexanderplatz station. Bus: 100, 148, 200, 248.

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