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Katholische Hofkirche - Dresden

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Address: Schlossplatz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 351 4844712
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Tue 09:00 - 18:00
Wed - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 13:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00

Also known as the Cathedral of St. Trinitatis, this is the Catholic Court...

Also known as the Cathedral of St. Trinitatis, this is the Catholic Court Church. Houses a famous stone pulpit, 250-year-old organ and the tombs of Saxon rulers.

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surprisingly white inside

It was a very rainy day and this was a haven of peace. The contrast between the outside and the inside was surprising.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a very rainy day and this was a haven of peace. The contrast between the outside and the inside was surprising.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

With it's green hued copper tower visible from all over it's easy to find this place and well worth it. The exterior is massive hinting at the massive interior with it's soaring ceiling and huge altar.

Thank PeterAZ
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Equally I enjoyed modern architecture in the city. Religion is very important though it may have been helpful to see more in terms of new religious buildings.

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed with young children. Theg slept really well in water-bed! Such a nice experience. The owners are very friendly, rooms are very clean and spacious. The breakfast was excellent. We loved this place and Dresden!

Thank zeynepyil
Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

One of the tallest building in Dresden with beautiful view. There are lot of restaurant nearby and few shops as well.

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Granted, it is not the done thing to find yourself in the ambience of a place of worship primarily to take refuge from the biting cold outside, but then God does work in mysterious ways, doesn't he? The Catholic Cathedral of Dresden did not only offer physical warmth but also a welcome shrine for spiritual introversion. There was such beautiful... More 

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Although a bit smaller than the better known church, this one has a charm all its own. We were outside on New Year's Eve and fortunate to hear the beautiful bell tower.

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Ridgewood, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The building from the outside is really beautiful. Like every building there it is impressive. Fairy tale looking city.

Thank Rebecca O
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Katholische Hofkirche (Dresden Cathedral) is a landmark building at Schloßplatz in the city centre of Dresden and an interesting attraction to visit and see while sightseeing. The Cathedral was originally designed and built by Italian architect Gaetano Chiaveri (1738-1751). It was badly damaged during the Bombing of Dresden in 1945 but restored during 1980s and then again in the early... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Free for visiting, beautiful interior with many classic paintings around the hall, plus they hosting 30 min organ concerts a couple of times a week.

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