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The church itself is already quite impressive with its high ceiling(s) and the colourful windows, but when you go down to the crypta you are in for a real 'divine' treat. Take a closer look at the ancient Madonna and enjoy some quiet time close...More
There were two churches right beside the cathedral! You can see the rests of them! My friends asked me to imagine the place when the dom was built by imagine the scene in Monthy Python, with the man on the muddy ground, that was pretty...More
Free entrance to Dom. Walk slowly around inside and study windows and decorations. Go down to the ”crypt”. Outside is an excavation, read the explanatory signs. Do not compare this Dom with others, more well known. It has its beauty of its own.
The church has some unusual features, such as the absence of true façade and the presence of two choirs. It is on the basilica plan with a nave and four aisles and is primarily built of red brickwork, supported by buttresses. The western apse is...More
Prior to this visit we had not heard of Augsburg as a "must see" european church but after spending over an hour exploring its chapels and altar pieces we will definitely be telling others "its worth a look" From the fine old doors with their...More
Augsburg is a beautiful place which still embodies the life and architecture of the middle-ages when it was one of the most powerful kingdoms in Germany. This Cathedral is worth the visit since it is peaceful and not crowded and the architecture is exquisite.
This place has history, we first walked around the Dom and took in the digs and the early history. Then visited the beautifull Dom en ended our tour in the small museum ( small fee). The showpiece is one of the original 1000 year old...More
Cathedral is a lovely place. Don't miss the cloister or seeing the Romanesque bronze doors (for a separate fee.) It would be very nice if there was better documentation either online or printed about the iconography of the doors in English. Outside the building you...More