The church is very beautiful. It's a Lutheran Church. Don't forget to go up to the tower (cupola), it's an amazing vew for Dresden and also for the church inside.
I attended a late evening concert and had to sit in one of the high balconies, but still enjoyed the performance and appreciated the wonderful restoration of this historical church.
This church is beautiful, and a testament to the strength of the human spirit to build from the ashes of war. The problem is finding a time to visit as it is inundated with tourists. We ended up going very early in the morning.
The Frauenkirche was bombed into ruins in the last months of WWII and remained a pile of rubble well into the 1990's when it was decided that it had to be rebuilt. Its absence left a gaping hole in the history of this legendary city. After unification the ruble which had been designated a "permanent reminder of the horror of... More
This was left in ruins during the Soviet occupation era and fully restored after reunification. It must not be missed when visiting Dresden, a magnificent work of art restored to its former glory.
After several weeks in Europe and seeing gold gild in most churches is was unusual to see the pastel interior of this cathedral. Looking a bit like a child's birthday, it was a striking contrast. The exterior is beautiful and be sure to tour around the back of the church to see remains of buildings destroyed in WWII. Concerts are... More
Walking around the main square area of Dresden you appreciate just what the fire-bombing of Dresden did during the war. The level of destruction was fightening. When we visited they were doing some construction work on the other side of the square that included a bit of an architectural dig of old buildings pre-war and earlier on the site. Very... More
So wonderful to see such a beautiful church rebuilt in all it's glory. I'm not particularly religious but it is very uplifting to sit in the church and take in all the splendour. I went up to the top to take in the fabulous views of Dresden. A lift takes you up part of the way and then a gentle... More
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