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Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus)

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Address: Domplatz 1, Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
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+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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A must do in Frankfurt!

The Frankfurt Cathedral stands 312 feet high in the air! If you find yourself in Frankfurt, I would recommend taking a little bit of time out to make the climb up the tower. I did... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Frankfurt Cathedral stands 312 feet high in the air! If you find yourself in Frankfurt, I would recommend taking a little bit of time out to make the climb up the tower. I did this activity during my 11 hour layover (From the airport take the S8 train from platform 2 towards Offenbach getting off at Hauptwache Station ((about... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The cathedral is free to enter but is rather unimpressive but is a must see all the same. The real highlight is paying just €3 to go up the Cathedral tower, although a bit of a climb the views are more than worth it, see attached images. Definitely a must when visiting Frankfurt

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice visiting but in my opinion, not worth spending more than 20 minutes there. I recommend it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It may not seem like it when you walk in but this is a very historical church. We had a short visit to the Elector's chapel - where they decided who would rule the Holy Roman Empire ... the arches stand high, the organ is huge and the museum attached to the church has a large collection of gold plates,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the very few structures not totally destroyed during the WW2 bombings. Easy access from the Romer plaza. The cathedral is imposing from a distance. Inside, the structures and ambiance are average, nothing spectacular, no wow reaction. The cathedral is rich in history however. See for yourself.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three Euros each gave us access to the top (nearly) of the tower, but the views were worth it! On a quiet day, most visitors were at the Christmas Market, we could stop on the way up without causing problems for others.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We were disappointed to visit this cathedral. It is quite bare on the inside. There are more ornate little chapels in Spain that in this cathedral. Lovely on the outside though. Lovely view from the tower. It costs €3 for the pleasure of walking up 320 steps. I wouldn't want to do it in the summer. The stairs are very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The views from the top of this cathdral are stunning because you can see an arial view of Frankfurt.There are over 300 steep steps which are very narrow so this climb would not be suitable for the elderly or those with a heart condition, although there are a few alarm buttons en route if someone became unwell. The cost to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Wow! 320 steps up! Be sure you'll except that spot of very good city view! Be on the top of old Frankfurt being turned by face to new! Wow. Try to get a bottle of water. There is a trash bag up there for need.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This is your cathedral. Easy to find, easy to enter, it's not the most amazing cathedral but worth a stroll if you're in the city. Why not take some time to meditate in the peaceful interior. Light a candle too.

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