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The Gothic church spires seen from a good distance indicated a grand cathedral, but I was disappointed in what I saw. The cathedral's exterior is quite uninspiring from the lack of ornamentation on the main door to the blackened sandstone walls with few outstanding Gothic...More
If you do one thing in Meissen, you should walk up the hill to the Cathedral within the castle complex. Entry costs €4.50 for an adult, which is a tad steep, but the building is one of the most perfect examples of pure gothic architecture...More
The cathedral is dramatically situated above the Elbe. It is best approached on foor, but there is a lift! The building is mostly early gothic, but is rather Barr internally. There are some small exhibitions.
Until someone knocks Dom off the mountain top, he remains the king. The cathedral sits in the most prominent position in Meissen and can be seen from all directions. It sits inside the castle. You cannot miss the prominent feature when you enter Meissen. It...More
The meissner dom is a beautiful example of how people in the middle ages good make effort in name of their beliefs. Compared to the relatively small town it is amazing to see what people could build back then