Friedrichswerder Church (Friedrichswerdersche Kirche), Berlin

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The first Neo-Gothic church ever built in Berlin, Friedrichswerder Church (Friedrichswerdersche Kirche) holds a large collection of sculptures created by German artists in the 19th century. Designed by architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel, the commanding church serves as a gallery showing works of Daniel Rauch and Gottfried Schadow. The upper floor houses a permanent exhibit dedicated to the life and career of Schinkel, who not only designed buildings, but also furniture and stage sets. Bombed during World War II and subsequently repaired, the building remains an outstanding example of Schinkel's architectural achievement. Organ concerts are sometimes held in the evenings. Note that reconstruction in recent years has sometimes limited access to the site. To visit Friedrichswerder Church (Friedrichswerdersche Kirche) on your trip to Berlin, use our Berlin tourist route planner.
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  • This was my favorite spot in Berlin with its beautiful statues in the most solemn setting. Sadly, the fools working on a parking garage for ill conceived luxury apartments nearby damaged the foundatio...  more »
  • Big church perfectly restored, beautiful façade and better inside with impressive sculptures and columns. You should visit
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  • The beautiful church in the Gothic style. This is the first neo-Gothic church in Berlin. Unfortunately, the Church is closed
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