Bremen Cathedral

Cathedral in Bremen

Bremen Cathedral
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Bremen Cathedral, officially known as St. Peter’s Cathedral (St. Petri Dom), is a beautiful medieval cathedral located in the heart of the city of Bremen, Germany. It was built in the Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles and is widely regarded as one of the most important cultural monuments in northern Germany.

Construction of the cathedral began in the 11th century and continued for several centuries. The building has undergone several renovations and restorations over the years, most notably in the 19th century when the cathedral was given its present-day appearance.

One of the most impressive features of Bremen Cathedral is its two towers, one of which stands at 99 meters tall, making it the tallest structure in Bremen. Inside, the cathedral is decorated with beautiful stained glass windows, intricate carvings, and impressive artwork. The cathedral also houses a number of important historical artifacts, including a bronze baptismal font dating back to the 13th century and a medieval wooden sculpture of Mary with child.

Today, Bremen Cathedral is a popular tourist attraction and a functioning church. Visitors can attend daily services or take a guided tour to learn more about the history and architecture of this impressive building.

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Visiting Bremen Cathedral


10am-5pm Mon-Fri, to 2pm Sat, 2-5pm Sun Oct-May, Mon-Fri & Sun to 6pm Jun-Sep


tower adult/child €2/1, museum free

Address: Bremen Cathedral, Sandstraße, Bremen, Germany
Duration: 45 minutes

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