Paderborn Cathedral (Dom zu Paderborn), Paderborn
(4.8/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Paderborn Cathedral (Dom zu Paderborn) is dedicated to St. Mary, St. Kilian, and St. Liborius. The cathedral, largely dating from the 13th century, is popular for its Romanesque-Gothic architecture. In the inner courtyard, you can see "Window of Three Hares," a famous 16th-century carving that depicts three rabbits in a triangle. This symbol can be found throughout the city as well. Arrange your visit to Paderborn Cathedral (Dom zu Paderborn) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Paderborn using our Paderborn tour planner.
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  • Were in Paderborn and wanted to be sure the dome and the Hare window see, along with the Christmas market and the Tower of the Cathedral illuminated in different colours a comfortable experience. Unfortunately, it was already dark and the Hare window is not lit.
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  • There is an amazing number of areas to see in this cathedral compared to some of the ones I have seen in England and France. There are many side chapels, some fairly plain, others very ornate. The cry...  more »
  • Always worth a visit - especially at Christmas time, or to the Liborifest when the dome lights will be illuminated and the historic Nativity scene is set up, if the dome is lined with the "pot"market...
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  • Amazing and huge cathedral. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Wunderschöner Dom und abwechslungsreiche Predigten. Ist natürlich zu Libori am schönsten ;-)
  • I can advise only each time to visit a guide in the Cathedral. It is really very interesting.
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  • A very impressive structure that everyone should see. "Three-Hare window" remember a visit where to pay
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  • The brightness inside is impressive. Worth seeing are also the crypt and especially the cloister.
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