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Sankt Martin Kirche, Dresden
(4.8/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web)
Admire a blend of Roman Catholic and Lutheran architectural tradition at Sankt Martin Kirche, a rare bi-confessional cathedral built for the large Saxon army stationed in Albertstadt. Constructed from 1893 to 1900--and undamaged by World War II airstrikes--the church features a neo-Romanesque and Gothic style executed in sandstone with dual rooms, a large rose window, and a slim belfry clock tower. Step inside to see ornamental paintings, tall stained-glass windows, an ornate altar, and a sandstone pulpit, then climb the tower for a sweeping view of the city. Note that currently the church has Catholic mass only. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Sankt Martin Kirche and many more Dresden attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Dresden trip builder.
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  • It is worth to visit this interesting building. Everything historical about this double church can be read on Wikipedia. Currently only the very well restored Catholic part is designed as a military Church for Catholic as Evangelical Christians to visit. We were hour there as couple Cap one, have read this from brochure to the Church, met the pastor, and have ended our visit after a tour with.
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  • The church was built in the late 19th century for soldiers stationed nearby, and thus it held both Protestant and Catholic services but after recent renovations it has only been used for Catholic serv...  more »
  • It is a landmark in Dresden due to its imposing structure. Still in use as Catholic Church for worshippers. It is worth the time to explore the interiors too. 
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  • If you even have the chance on the steeple will come to, she's packing. Probably the best views of Dresden.
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  • For me, this Church always seemed mysterious and enigmatic.
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  • Gorgeous...
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  • Beautiful church.
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