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An amazing rebuild

Dresden itself is the story of humanity rising from its own ashes, and the Frauenkirche is the... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Chileice
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London, ON
More than just typical

The church dominates hwt market square and rings it Meissen porcelain bells every 15 minutes. It... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Wolf R
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Dresden itself is the story of humanity rising from its own ashes, and the Frauenkirche is the story of Dresden rising. There is something inspiring about it. I wondered if it had been a mistake to rebuild this lovely church, but I think the results...More

Thank Chileice
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The church dominates hwt market square and rings it Meissen porcelain bells every 15 minutes. It is neat the first couple of times but is annoying in the middle of the night if you are staying in a hotel close by. The ringing of the...More

Thank Wolf R
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The Frauenkirche, or Church of Our Lady, is located on the main market square of Meissen just across from the Rathaus. Of the late Gothic style, the 175 foot tower holds a set of37 Meissen porcelain bells arranged in seven rows by size that play...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The 7 rows of white Meissen porcelain bells in the church tower were lovely to hear being played - not a booming sound like normal church bells. They only play 6 times a day on the 1/2 hour. Frauenkirche is located below the Dom on...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly spacious interior while the exterior is a mix of gothic and pastel-coloured-Germanic. Church bells (made of porcelain) tinkle agreeably throughout the day. Biggest surprise however was seeing the Supper at Emmaus depicted in the East Window, the first time I've seen this in glass.

Thank TallTraveller274
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Europe is renowned for its gothic cathedrals and this Frauenkirche must be one of the most striking. Inside and out this gothic centuries old church is a tribute to the faith. Take your camera to capture many of the remarkable statues art objects and artifacts....More

Thank donl355
Reviewed 9 September 2017

In February 1945, this church was completely destroyed by allied bombings. 50 years later, the church was restored in its original state. The result is astonishing : the museum in the basement impresses by showing human resilience, the church itself impresses by its beauty. A...More

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely renovated local church which is worth a look at. Grab the key from the information desk and climb up the tower. Great view over town at only 2€ per person.

Thank Christoph G
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful!!! We attended Palm Sunday services here. Mass was just amazing Hard to believe this church was totally rebuilt from rubble.

Thank Sppgh
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Near or on the old city square, it is an easy visit. It is typical of other area churches and has a beautiful wooden alter and some interesting artwork.

Thank Gary C
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