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History, Faith, and Beauty, all under one roof.

We just missed a morning service, but the light and uncluttered feel of the cathedral with its many... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Steve W
Nice place

We went in this place to listen a concert of organ; it was very nice and also a Dom it’s really... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
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Am Burgplatz, 38100 Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 531 243350
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We just missed a morning service, but the light and uncluttered feel of the cathedral with its many wonderful features was a welcome change from the crowded streets outside. From early mediaeval frescoes and sculptures, through to the tombs of Henry and Matilda, German royals...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We went in this place to listen a concert of organ; it was very nice and also a Dom it’s really beautiful place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Very beautiful and romantic church, really a visit worth. There are a lot of old history to read about and a lot of sculptures to see.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tobias F
Reviewed 25 June 2018

If in Braunschweig, you have to visit the old dome with it´s famous candle-holder with 7 arms and the grave of Heinrich the lion and his wife. It is a big chuch with many concerts during X-mas time, situated on the "Burgplatz". There is no...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank YvonneK474
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This fantastic building shows how builders have brought there belief in god into stone. The church itself is without too much ornament, but the sheer height of the building is awesome. If you have the time and there's an organ or trumpet concert happening: Definitely...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Falk B
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This dom is in its own class because of the unusual murals inside on the walls and the ceilings. While the colors are kind of dull due to their ages, the murals deserve some careful viewing. See the accompanying photo.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank timfl2016
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Take time to enter this lovely cathedral and feel the history of the town. There are some wonderful twisted columns on one side of the nave which are quite unique. There are guided tours in German and you can purchase a little written guide in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank johndB2730EJ
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful church, inside and out. The building itself is lovely, but then there's amazing paintings on the ceilings, on top of dried plaster. There's also a tomb that costs 1 Euro to enter, totally worth it! You see all kinds of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SarahKraus
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a great cathedral dated from the 12th century. There are some surprising aspects to it. It is very light inside in contrast to the huge exterior end portal. There is a wonderful medieval bronze chandelier, a very unusual Christ at the column and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Like many medieval churches and cathedrals, this one is large and imposing. But the best part has to do with the tombs, the statues, and the spectacular 7-armed candlestick with superb medieval figures, plants, and ornaments. The other great thing is the north aisle added...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Carol K
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