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Lovely weekend in Essen

A very nice building in the heart of Essen also visited the botanic garden and the tetrahedon in... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
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One of the landmarks.

When walking through the city center, the cathedral is one of the few 'historic' buildings in town... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Paul B
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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12 Apr 2018
“Lovely weekend in Essen ”
1 Jan 2018
“One of the landmarks.”
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

A very nice building in the heart of Essen also visited the botanic garden and the tetrahedon in bottrop

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank furiousitalian
Reviewed 2 January 2018

When walking through the city center, the cathedral is one of the few 'historic' buildings in town. 'Historic' because the cathedral was rebuilt after its destruction during the second World War. The cathedral is only therefore definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Very tranquil, and very peaceful. One of the better buildings in an otherwise drab city. Great place to retreat to and reflect.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Only had chance to give Essen Dom (Cathedral) a quick visit as there was a service in full swing when I visited, which in itself was very atmospheric. It's an attractive and historic Cathedral whose origins date back to 845AD when Essen Abbey stop at...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Hoher Dom is nothing spectacular, if compared to the churches of Köln and Aachen. It is small in comparison and has a somewhat strange crypt (nothing mysterious, the art is unusual). However it remains a nice church, entrance is free of charge and is very...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank oly111
Reviewed 3 August 2015

This church - the 'local; church for the bishop of Essen - is a hidden gem in the city centre. It nestles between store fronts and market stalls which occupy the Kettwiger Strasse. There is no grand entrance - but the interior makes up for...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank ACL3112
Reviewed 25 July 2015

A nice wee church in the center of Essen city. There are some good restaurants and other shops to visit nearby. Also not very far from the main train station.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank johnshin40
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is the third church already on the same spot. Twice it was burnt down, and than in 1943 was bombed and destroyed. During the reconstruction works, the archeologs reconstructed the whole history of the Dom. Two pieces: the septifarios candle holder most probably was...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank 545medva
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Approaching the cathedral the first part that you see from Kettwiger street is not actually the cathedral at all , but the independent church of St John the Baptist which is connected to the Minster by a small courtyard. The original Minster was almost totally...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank tonyking8652
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