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This historic cathedral served for 300 years as the site of coronation for Holy Roman Emperors.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Domplatz 1, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Altstadt
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice looking cathedral. Entrance is free. You can donate if you want. Has also a museum. Unfortunately a lot of parts in restoration.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Silviu_Iso
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed this visit. The Cathedral is amazing, and so happy it survived the bombing of Frankfurt at the end of WWII. Some damage but it has been really well preserved and repaired.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mitch w
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The cathedral is undergoing refurbishment, with scaffolding outside and areas protected inside, so you are not seeing in at its best. The spire is a prominant landmark standing proudly above the adjacent buildings which surround the cathedral. Although the site has been a place of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing from the outside a bit understated inside, this massive church is hard to miss. It's a bit tough to get the whole thing into a picture, but try strolling down to the river. Inside the sandstone is painted an unusual reddish color so it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JimRiesterer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful building is in great shape. Beautiful inside and outside. We were also told that this is where Heidi climbed to see if she could see her grand papa.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IndySig
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cathedral of St. Bartholemew is a fantastic gothic building in Frankfurt situated a couple of minutes from the Römerberg it is a must see, even if there is quite a bit of scaffolding works on it, at the moment.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is worth the trip, I love the architecture and I highly recommend you go to top of the tower ONLY if you are able to handle 330 steps up and down. It is an exhausting climb but I guarantee you the views are worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Metal-lover75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

St Bartholomew cathedral was the only religious building left standing in 1944. A chilling picture after the WWII bombing displayed outside the cathedral shows it standing. The reconstruction is ongoing, and much work has been done. A visit to the museum is also a must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank reginafug
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you happen to be in the area for the Christmas market, consider dropping by this imposing cathedral. Entrance to the cathedral is free. You can choose to donate if you wish. There is another entrance to the museum on the side of the entrance,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cristoph2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cathedral of St.Bartholomew is the main religious building located in Frankfurt, a big city in the west part of Germany. Inside the coty, the cathedral is near the Römerberg, the main square in the old town. The building is built in gothic style and ypu...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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679HelleM
November 1, 2018|
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Response from NimiV_12 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is narrow like every other cathedral tower stairs are. Please avoid if claustrophobic.
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Lea C
April 22, 2018|
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Response from NameisAlreadyTaken02 | Reviewed this property |
They do have Mass a few times a day (there's a schedule in the front), but I don't think it's in English. Hope that helps.
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Julia A
July 20, 2017|
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Response from laurakA3662TI | Reviewed this property |
The church probably publishes that information.
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