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Braunschweiger Dom

Am Burgplatz, 38100 Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 531 243350
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Worth a peek

Take time to enter this lovely cathedral and feel the history of the town. There are some wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John D
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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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Must see!

This is such a beautiful church, inside and out. The building itself is lovely, but then there's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarah K
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Am Burgplatz, 38100 Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
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+49 531 243350
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take time to enter this lovely cathedral and feel the history of the town. There are some wonderful twisted columns on one side of the nave which are quite unique. There are guided tours in German and you can purchase a little written guide in...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful church, inside and out. The building itself is lovely, but then there's amazing paintings on the ceilings, on top of dried plaster. There's also a tomb that costs 1 Euro to enter, totally worth it! You see all kinds of...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a great cathedral dated from the 12th century. There are some surprising aspects to it. It is very light inside in contrast to the huge exterior end portal. There is a wonderful medieval bronze chandelier, a very unusual Christ at the column and...More

1  Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Like many medieval churches and cathedrals, this one is large and imposing. But the best part has to do with the tombs, the statues, and the spectacular 7-armed candlestick with superb medieval figures, plants, and ornaments. The other great thing is the north aisle added...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 25 July 2017

A nice classic church but more interesting due to the unique columns along one side of the church and a sculpture.

Thank igirlVancouver
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

While we always enjoy seeing the great churches of Europe, this one disappointed in afraid to say. For some reason they've hung brightly colored letters spelling words hanging from above. Totally destroys the view of the Rose Window as well as the altar. I guess...More

1  Thank EDD1967_83
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I had 24-hours in the city and found more than enough to do walking around the old town section which is dominated by the Dom. It is having some work done on the outside at the moment so not great for photographers but the inside...More

1  Thank Swimsteve
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We called in while on a foot tour of the town. We found it to be a simple, but cold and empty place of worship. It did not take long to walk round and , when we were there, no guide was availle

Thank mad_mikeManchester
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a beautiful building. The staff working were friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere is magical. Worth a visit!

Thank rosiemcdee
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The location of the Dom is really nice, on a wonderful square with many other wonderful historical buildings.

1  Thank Joop V
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