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Sankt Martin Kirche, Dresden

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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. Add Sankt Martin Kirche to your Dresden travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Dresden trip itinerary maker website.
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  • Dresden is a very beautiful city and well worth visiting. The churches there are stunning, and also the Garnison church of St. Martin - inside and out.  more »
  • The churches in Germany are awe inspiring. The history is interesting and the structures are humbling. Truly worth seeing!  more »
  • This is one of my favorite churches in Europe. I think simply because it is, well, simple. It is solely focused on Christ and the stained glass is so pretty in the late morning.  more »
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  • It's a beautiful church! Free to walk inside.
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  • Actually, it's not exactly where tourists visit, but it's a very different architectural aspect. The Church is 20. was completed at the beginning of the century and has novel architectural traces. If you make a route along the Center, but also with the Kunsthofpassage, you will have a nice interesting trip across the road.
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  • A sunny Sunday morning just after 9. The Bell Sound of the Churches Hovers over the City. It's even more than it is today and it's still the full-toned bronze Slang. The Kgl. Sach marches over the Carolabrücke (Prießnitz!) in Lockstep. 1. Leibgrenadier Regiment on the Army Road for Worship. On the Officers ' Helmets, the Hair bushes are tapping. From the deeply incised Priesthood, it blows up fresh. It is the Summer of 1913. In front of the Church is arranged. The Officer from Church Service issues strict orders in which Order and through which gate is indented. Evangelical and Catholic segregated. The Lieutenants descend on the Gallery, at the bottom of the Nave the Serenwebels count the Crews and let them enter the Benches in shock. Some Non-commissioned officers stop on the Middle Aisle to toast the Soldiers who fall asleep. And there are constantly some, sometimes whole Rows. Nor does The droning Jehmlich organ bother her. This is How Arnold Vieth of Golßenau, aka Ludwig Renn, describes it in "Adel in The Fall" in the Chapter "Against the Sash." He was a Lieutenant in the Regiment himself. However, he Did not like the Garrison church and the "Coercive Services." She always impressed Me when driving By. Such a Church castle! The Romanesque and Gothic united in the Style of Historicism, with a Tower like an Italian Campanile. Formerly a "Simultaneous Church" because of the two Denominations, today St. Martin's Church. After the Founding of the Reich in 1871, the huge Military Complex Albertstadt was built by means of the French Reparations and by 1900 the Garrison church was finished. With a smaller Catholic Part thanks to the Saxon royal Family, which had remained faithful to the Strong of this Denomination since August. Like many Churches of the Founding Period, it was later simply too large and difficult to entertain for Church purposes alone. The Bombs in February 1945 pretty much spared the Albert City. Others, like the old beautiful Sophia Church at The Kennel, have disappeared. The evangelical Part is now used as a Theatre treasure and the Dolls of the Dresden State Art Collections look Silently at you from great Eyes. Where the Grenadiers used to sit and would have liked to sleep all the way into the Dolls. But the War was waiting for.
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  • Beautiful church near the Military History Museum. No tourists to fear. So if you like it quietly. Would be happy to visit.
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