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Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus)

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Address: Domplatz 1, Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: +49 69 2970320
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This historic cathedral served for 300 years as the site of coronation for...

This historic cathedral served for 300 years as the site of coronation for Holy Roman Emperors.

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Climbed the Tower

The city cathedral is just down from the Romer and is another must see attraction in Frankfurt. It is a beautiful cathedral though not very large. The thing that was either not... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The city cathedral is just down from the Romer and is another must see attraction in Frankfurt. It is a beautiful cathedral though not very large. The thing that was either not available when I lived here before or I wasn't allowed to do was the Tower climb. There are a lot of steps so be warned, but the view... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Even in the winter it is plain to see how meticulously cared for and laid out. Beautiful grounds and buildings are well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful catholic church that's well maintained and active. We were able to light candles. However, because it was the Christmas Market season we were not able to visit the whole church due to a planned concert. I'll definitely stop by here again on my next visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in good shape be sure to climb the tower. It's worth the view. The passage is very tight making it a little uncomfortable when passing people going in the opposite direction. Not recommended if you are claustrophobic.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the Dom, don't do this if you are claustrophobic. Stairs are very narrow with two way traffic and almost no windows. You don't know when the end is there. You will get a little dizzy because of the spiral stairs. For the 3 euros each it was ok. Views over the city are nice but I recommend the free... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is locate behind the Old Town Square and probably the biggest church in Frankfurt. Very nice decor insdie with many tourist since it is one of the more famous attraction sight in Frankfurt

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With little entrace fee you get to climb the tower and the view is nice! Only for fit people, though, because the climb is somewhat hard in the narrow staircase.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the buildings withstood the world war II , the place of greatness Kingship and History meets.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main cathedral of Frankfurt offers a special atmosphere of quiet contemplation, prayer and adoration. Different altars in different styles. Free leaflets with information in many languages. An impressive organ. A touching photograph of how destroyed Frankfurt was in 1945 with the cathedral the only building still standing. Worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kaiser Dom, Dom St. Bartholomaus, was not destroyed by WWII, thank God. It is currently being renovated as needed and it is magnificent. If you are in Frankfurt, please visit this magnificent Romanesque/early Gothic cathedral. You will be glad you did. Of especial interest are the small altar pieces collected by a canon who brought these pieces to the... More 

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