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There is some fine stained glass to admire here, above the choir. There is also a tall candelabrum in the shape of a man holding out his arms that each hold a fat candle. This was made in 1160 and is unusual and arresting.
This church has very old parts but is made larger and more beautiful over a long period.
There is a relic from Bonifatius, the bisschop who tried to convert the locals to cristianity.
The church is very long.
We arrived at the Domplatz in the early evening believing that we would only get to see the exterior of the cathedral. The exterior alone with its Gothic designed spires and vaults is worth a look. We climbed the 80 steps to the side entry...More
We had to walk around the cathedral to enter sideways as the main entrance (80 steps) were blocked by the 4/5 levels of carwrecks for a musical festival in August. Inside the Dom it is cool and interesting. Not as exuberant with gold like you...More
The cathedral has quite a number of treasures worth viewing: 600 year-old windows, a painting by Lucas Cranach the Elder, and amazing artwork around the 8 central pillars. Spend time there, and try to digest what you see on the paintings and what they symbolize.
Even in the rain which was pouring down as we entered, this cathedral is impressive. The light inside was subdued and it gave the space a very special ambiance. About 20 minutes later the sun briefly broke through and the place just lit up. There...More