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Dom zu Worms

Domplatz, 67547 Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6241 6115
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There is a millenium of history here.

Forget the old schoolboy joke about a diet of worms. It is impressive to stand in this dignified... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Ian2109
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Germany/UK
Must see for Luther tour

We came here as part of Luther Reformation tour. This is where Luther was branded a heretic... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
Proclaimer1
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Manalapan, New Jersey
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Domplatz, 67547 Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Forget the old schoolboy joke about a diet of worms. It is impressive to stand in this dignified and beautiful building and contemplate its long history.

Thank Ian2109
Reviewed September 4, 2017

We came here as part of Luther Reformation tour. This is where Luther was branded a heretic. Church is pretty, but a little too elaborate inside for me as a Protestant.

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Most religious sites our group visited during our trip were on a scale we rarely see in the UK. Worms Cathedral takes this to another level. Historians will know great events associated with the Cathedral including the nomination of Leo IX as Pope in 1048,...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed July 24, 2017

My favorite German Cathedral, even over the gorgeous Koln Cathedral, Worms is a massive edifice with soaring spires and towers, pretty stained glass and sculpture. Visit the crypt, were dignitaries from long ago are entombed, 1000+ years old.

1  Thank Larry M
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Like most Catholic cathedrals, imposing and impressive. Crypt with some of the local royalty of past

Thank coachIreland
Reviewed July 8, 2017

stopped at cathedral on way to Strasbourg. parked on the street across from the cathedral. most definitely worth the stop! will celebrate 1000 years in existence in 2018. there is a 'basement' to visit with 9 coffins: many from before 1000AD. beautiful building; great architecture

1  Thank bill062
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Even if this weren't on the Luther trail for all the Lutherans travelling around Germany, this would be a fascinating cathedral. Dating from the 11th Century, this church was a focal point of the Roman Empire, a Free City immediately under emperor, and the seat...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Cathedral is located in the center of Worms. There are several parking garages in the vicinity with street signs directing you to their locations. Significant for the location where Martin Luther was charged with violating church law. (There is a plaza with a large statue...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

It was a very nice historical site to visit. Pretty significant for a prominent city in Reformation times.

Thank Fernando A
Reviewed April 24, 2017

St. Peter's Dom (Dom zu Worms) was built initially in the 12th century. It is a magnificent example of Romanesque architecture. Historic events took place in this cathedral with the Diet of Worms in 1521, where Martin Luther was condemned as a heretic, the best...More

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