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Erfurter Domberg

99084 Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
+49 (0) 361 5 76 96 20
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Erfurt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Columbus, Ohio
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213 reviews 213 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This hill above Erfurt's Domplatz has two churches: the cathedral and St. Severins. Both are Roman Catholic but were built for different purposes, the latter appears to have originally been attached to a convent. The nice part about these churches is that they were spared the destruction in WW II for the most part (some roof damage to the catherdal),... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The Domberg is unique in its exterior, sitting as it is on a steep but low hill. There is a cathedral with an attached triangular portal, and next to it a large church. The steps leading upward to the plateau narrow from the base to the top and are often used in outdoor theater and concerts. The cathedral and church... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This cathedral had some beautiful art, especially the paintings on canvasses that curve around the central columns. The doors of the main cathedral are magnificent. It is supposed to be a quiet place, but when there are many tourists present, it can often become crowded and noisy. Try to visit during non-peak hours, maybe first thing in the morning.

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Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The cathedrals are very big and beautiful, especially from the outside. They are settled in the nice central location, which in the Christmas time looks magical.

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Southern Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Two churches are billed on a hilltop. Inside they are relatively modest but nevertheless impress by their size. Free admission.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is such a quiant and beautiful town, shop owners are friendly, the cobble stone streets, shopping, ice cream, aww - just lovely. Yep, the cathedral is old and fantastic. I would visit here again and bring special friends!

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discovering cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The two churches (Cathedral and Severin Church) are impressive monuments to faith and history. Take enough time, to see it "all". Opening hours are sometimes confusing - so take a close look. An absolute must is visiting the big bell, the "Gloriosa". There are several tours every day. An extremely competent and friendly guide told us many details and answered... More

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

A pretty cathedral which will keep you interested for a short while. But don't go out if you way to visit it though as I cannot recommend Erfurt city tht much as its rather boring!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

The power of the church and faith is showed by the fantastic and artistic work on wood, stone and iron. There are also some beautiful windows and paintings. The music puts even more atmosphere to it. A truly serene place that let one forget the everyday hassle.

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