Three times a year the Volksfest (Fair) known as the Hamburger Dom descends on Hamburg. This time around it was the Frühlingsdom or Spring Dom. I hadn’t yet had the opportunity to check out the Dom so I eagerly accepted Claire’s invitation to join her on visiting the Dom last Friday.
I was pleasantly surprised to find the Hamburger Dom was nowhere near as commercial as Sydney Royal Easter Show that charges you an admission price plus charges you for rides you want to go on and charges a fortune for food and drinks. Instead the Dom has free entry, normal priced food and drinks and rides were about €2-3 each.
I had such a great evening wandering around the Dom, practicing my bad German on poor Claire, going on rides that spun us around and upside down, eating Schmalzkuchen and watching the Fireworks. I’m definitely going to make sure I get myself along to the Sommerdom.
More photos can be found here.