Hostel for more than 5 persons
Berlin is always worth a trip. If you want to stay cheap in the German capital, the Ootel hostels are a good choice. Of course, more than five people can stay there. In the corresponding dormitories, several people can easily spend the night. The accommodations are ideal for backpackers, school groups and families with several children. The price-performance ratio is consistent. There is a lot to discover in Berlin, whether the Victory Column, Tiergarten, the Zoo, major events and, and, and … The Ootel hostels offer a parking space at the door for travelers who come by car. The reception is open almost 24 hours. Each guest is treated the same. The principle originally came from the youth hostels. Good to know
Approximately 3,543,676 inhabitants (rising) live in the capital city over a city area of 891.75 km ².
By the way, in Oranienstraße 46 in the Kreuzberg district there is the smallest built plot in Berlin – with a total area of 48 sqm.
The tallest building in the city and all of Germany is the TV tower with a height of 368 m. Berlin offers its residents and visitors 6400 hectares of green and recreational facilities – that is 14% of the urban area. There are also 3030 ha of allotment gardens and 1130 ha of cemetery facilities as well as 6.7 sq km of water. This compares with 56 sq km of transport and settlement areas, which corresponds to 56%.
The 3.5 km long Kurfürstendamm, commonly known as Ku’damm, was created as a causeway or truncheon from the Berlin City Palace (Tiergarten) to the hunting lodge Grunewald and served as a bridle path for the electoral horsemen. Only under Bismarck the dam was expanded to a boulevard.
Berliner Weisse is a typical wheat beer, which was formerly served with caraway or grain, but today, as is usual, mixed with woodruff or raspberry syrup, in a beer bowl with a straw.
The bear characterizes the Berlin cityscape – as a heraldic animal it also serves as a popular object for sculptures, house reliefs, fountain jewelery and other artistic objects. Life-size bear sculptures, known as Buddy Bears, have been lining Berlin’s streets with color since 2001. There are now more than 1200 bears, of which about 900 are outside Berlin and Brandenburg and are intended to convey international understanding and tolerance worldwide.
Berlin has appointed over 100 honorary citizens, including Helmut Schmidt, Marlene Dietrich, Theodor Heuss, Mikhail Gorbachev (Gorbi), George Bush, Wolf Biermann, Anna Seghers and Max Liebermann. Others also lost their honorary citizenship, including Adolf Hitler, Paul Joseph Goebbels, Wilhelm Frick and Erich Honecker.
The Berlin Museum Island – with the Pergamon Museum, the Old Museum, the National Gallery, the Bode Museum and the New Museum – has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1999. The length of all Berlin bus lines is more than 1626 km. The tram network extends to 286 km and the S-Bahn network covers 332 km in length. The line network of the subway is comparatively short at around 145 km. The road network of Berlin is 5342 km long, the shortest street of the city is 16 m the Eiergasse in Nikolai quarter.
Ernst Theodor Amandus Litfaß (1816 – 1874) is also called the „pillar saint“ in Berlin. Because he was disturbed by the wild billboards, Mr. Litfaß invented the pillar named after him. In 1855 the first 100 advertising pillars were erected in Berlin.