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It´s All So Quiet. Yet:) (photo: ronaldo66 via wikimedia)

It´s All So Quiet. Yet:) (photo: ronaldo66 via wikimedia)

189,977 people cannot be wrong. And if all of them chose to go swimming in Prinzenbad in 2012, then the most popular open-air swimming pool in Berlin must be worth visiting this year, too.

And here is your chance springing at you from the high tower: today at 7am the first brave and low-temperature resistant (below 10° is less than friendly) swimmers dipped their toes and then the rest in still fresh waters of the pools in Gitschiner Strasse corner Prinzenstrasse.

New season means new prices, though: a single ticket will cost you 4.50 where it used to be worth 4.00 a year ago (reduced 2.80 instead of 2.50), a family ticket means spending 8 Euros and a season ticket will set you back 248 Euros (it was 220 Euros before). More details and more offers (f.ex. the new 10+1 ticket replacing the so called “Zehner-Karte”) can be found on the Prinzenbad-Blog here.

And as for the baths themselves, they were of course the topic of one of the early posts on this blog and available here. I´m a believer, you see. A dry one.


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