Magdeburger Dom, Magdeburg

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Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Appreciate the art and architecture of the first Gothic church in Germany when you visit Magdeburger Dom. Take a guided tour to learn about the relation of this chapel to German history, or tour through yourself. Take a few minutes to appreciate the outside courtyard and the church's large facade. Once inside, you'll see antique marble and granite pillars, the Grave of Otto I (the Holy Roman Emperor from 973), sculptures of saints, and depictions of Bible stories. Services are still held inside the chapel. Using our online itinerary creator, Magdeburg attractions like Magdeburger Dom can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A beautiful cathedral. Yes, plainer than many inside, but still beautiful - very detailed sculptures and carvings. Especially liked the 'weeping angels' - left hand side of the cathedral through a.....  more »
  • Excellent place for photo shoot, free parking in the neighbourhood, especially nice to see when the weather is good  more »
  • Very nice cathedral with many architectural features. Beautiful art inside, a must-see in Magdeburg. They have bathrooms inside (for 50 cents). The people working there speak English and are helpful when you want to know a bit more. Remember to check out the Cathedral's model in scale, right from the entrance!
  • This is among the most awe-inspiring buildings I have ever seen. And when you realize it was built many hundreds of years ago without the modern construction equipment we have today, it makes it even more of a marvel. A must-see for anyone in East Germany!
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