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Domplatz 7, 01662 Meissen, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Gothic church spires seen from a good distance indicated a grand cathedral, but I was disappointed in what I saw. The cathedral's exterior is quite uninspiring from the lack of ornamentation on the main door to the blackened sandstone walls with few outstanding Gothic...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It is the central part of the city. A must see up close. Cafes and restaurants are all around this area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ceedaworld1
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

If you do one thing in Meissen, you should walk up the hill to the Cathedral within the castle complex. Entry costs €4.50 for an adult, which is a tad steep, but the building is one of the most perfect examples of pure gothic architecture...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

like the place lovely architecture special when you are visit in the evening great atmosphere around and when you are looking around is some great places for dinner or drinks

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mira1901
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The entrance is a small lateral door, you have to knock if it is closed. Inside with this layout you can go around the church and admire it. It is a good place to stay.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank azb61
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The cathedral is dramatically situated above the Elbe. It is best approached on foor, but there is a lift! The building is mostly early gothic, but is rather Barr internally. There are some small exhibitions.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank konsilanto
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Until someone knocks Dom off the mountain top, he remains the king. The cathedral sits in the most prominent position in Meissen and can be seen from all directions. It sits inside the castle. You cannot miss the prominent feature when you enter Meissen. It...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The meissner dom is a beautiful example of how people in the middle ages good make effort in name of their beliefs. Compared to the relatively small town it is amazing to see what people could build back then

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank francien2015
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I visited the Dom a number of times. Recenty, there seems to be another room open to the public. The entry fee is €4. Recommend to climb the towers which is only possible at fixed times (check website).

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank journey4one
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The main church was built between 1260 and 1410 in Gothic style by the Catholic Church. The two steeples weren't added until 1909, despite they are not that old they do look old and very beautiful. Since 1581 due to Protestant Reformation the church became...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JanaZC
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