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Dom St. Blasien

Address: Am Kurgarten 13, Sankt Blasien, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Situated in a nice, peaceful town in the Black Forest. The cathedral is beautiful inside, all white and peaceful, with prayer rooms to the side. It is free to enter, but it is requested that you respect the silence of the church, which everyone did while I was there. There are many areas to explore inside the cathedral. Candles and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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147 reviews 147 reviews
49 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Stopping in Sankt Blasien turned out to be a real surprise There was a small market in front of the DOM The building on the outside showed nothing of what is inside White, clean, majestic and in some ways a bit overwhelming

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Chavornay, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The building is very impressive, and the white marble give a very positive impression, contrasting with the always dark ambiance of other cathedrals.

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Fulwood, null, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Stunning church with a massive round domed roof, just slightly wider than St Pauls. It has been beautifully restored and has an amazing tranquil atmosphere with light streaming in through the windows. Well worth a visit

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

wonderfull church, great place to walk around a bit, very peacefull church, nice and white all over. great backerei across from the square, and also take a look in the gardens surrounding the Dom.

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333 reviews 333 reviews
194 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Dull and gloomy from the outside my wife looked in and came out telling me to prepare for a shock. It is a shame to spoil the surprise but other reviewers have given it away. Think Zara's wedding on a grand scale, i.e. the iside is all dazzling white (Including seating etc) apart from the ceiling painting in the huge... More 

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Portimao, Portugal
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135 reviews 135 reviews
66 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Surpring to find such an impressive and imposing building in a small town tucked away in the Black Forest. The original Abbey was destroyed by fire in the late 18th Century and the Domed building which now stands here was rebuilt in the Baroque style. Worth a visit. Free entry. Can't miss it, right in the centre of town, riverside... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

As someone has already written, you simply would not expect to find a Basilica having such dimensions in a town over the mounain. If from the outside of the cathedral you get speechless, once you go inside you get breathless. It is simply marvellous, so white and with huge columns white as well. If you go by car, you can... More 

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50 reviews 50 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The dome is breathtaking ! We have seen St. Peter in the Vatikan & the duomo in Florence & we must say that this one is worth visiting as well. It's very bright inside as the light is flowing through the big windows and reflects inside on the all white (eithe painted white or white stone) walls/ceilings.

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Reading Berkshire UK
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125 reviews 125 reviews
44 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Worth visiting and taking time to walk round to see all the statues, figures and pulpits. .. Photo opportunities and lots to swee

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