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“A must see but over rated” 3 of 5 stars
Review of St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom)

St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom)
Sandstrasse 10 - 12, 28195 Bremen, State of Bremen, Germany (Altstadt)
0421 36 50 4 0
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Ranked #7 of 96 things to do in Bremen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Southport, United Kingdom
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“A must see but over rated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Imposing cathedral to visit but couldn't find an English guide to read/speak to so we didn't stay very long. Walked round and astonished to find that much of the impressive columns and stonework is actually painted on. I grant you that from a distance they have done a very impressive job but I was a little disappointed. I assume it was badly damaged some time ago and now been restored as the crypt was original stonework. You have to go when you're there but I did think it was over rated and really they haven't tapped into the English tourist money yet when there is such an opportunity to do so..

Visited September 2013
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Nuoro, Italy
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“That's it?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Do not expect who knows what.
Is an impressive church, well kept and well maintained.
Nothing in particular.

Visited September 2012
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Summit, New Jersey
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“Mummies!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We visited the mummies in the basement area with a native Bremener. They charge a small fee. Less than $2 each, and there are about 10 mummies to look at. It is interesting to see. There are English sub texts for all of the displays.

Visited August 2013
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Attard, Malta
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“Language problem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

What an imposing Cathedral! So well located and worth a visit. The Silent Room has to be experienced to be appreciated. Such serenity. Only downfall is that the ladies in charge of the Museum spoke only German and so I could not communicate in English. I asked directions for the cellar where the famous mummies are stored and instead was directed to the Silent Room! I was not offered any English translation for their brochure. Most disappointed in this regard.

Visited July 2013
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Bitburg, Germany
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“Church Mouse”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

St. Peter's has a lot of unique features-- a double nave, wooden carvings, creches during the Christmas Market--but my favorite is the mouse to the right of the altar.

Visited June 2013
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