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Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), Frankfurt
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), one of the finest examples of Gothic style in Germany, opened its doors in the 14th century. Built on the foundation of an even older church, the cathedral features a restored, 95 m (311 ft) tall spire with great views from the top. The spire survived a fire in 1867 and a fire during World War II that burned the interior. The building was reconstructed in the 1950s. Inside, you can see the supposed skull fragment of St. Bartholomew.The museum in the cloister houses a collection of artifacts discovered nearby. See Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus) and all Frankfurt has to offer by arranging your trip with our Frankfurt tour planner.
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We climbed the tower ( 345 steps) before visiting cathedral. The views from top are superb and the climb is worth it. The cathedral itself is very interesting. I found the altar pieces superb and enjo... read more »
This is a gorgeous massive church in the heart of Frankfurt. Churches have been located here since the 7th century. This one was nearly completely destroyed in World War II but was rebuilt in the 1950... read more »
The church stands out in the Old Town and is an incredible building. The inside is nice, very intricate, but nothing compared to the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.
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