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Cathedral of St. Hedwig - Domgemeinde St. Hedwig

Hinter der Katholischen Kirche 3, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 2034810
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Nice concert

We are so lucky to have very beautiful concert in this church. Its so amazing the doom and so... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
faozanrizal
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Berlin, Germany
via mobile
An ordinary cathedral.

Having been totally destroyed during WWII, this cathedral was rebuilt to include some of its... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TheShis
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Hinter der Katholischen Kirche 3, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are so lucky to have very beautiful concert in this church. Its so amazing the doom and so beautiful with very quiet and beautiful interior. Located in surrounding by museum and historical building makes this place bit hide among others famous tourists attraction. But...More

Thank faozanrizal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been totally destroyed during WWII, this cathedral was rebuilt to include some of its original elements. Still, despite being rather large, the emptiness inside it somehow downgrades its grandeur.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Set near the Berliner Dom, the Franckisher Dom (and the Deutscher Dom), one is not surprised that the Catholic Cathedral has a dome. [Cathedral in German is Dom.] St. Hedwig is also near the Opera. built to resemble the Pantheon in Rome, there are six...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had just left Gendarmenmarkt and headed for Museumsinsel when we came across this side by side domed building. We stopped to discover it was a Catholic cathedral based on the Roman Pantheon. Inside the dome mesmerizes you and part of the church descends to...More

Thank DavidTAC
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Cathedral of St. Hedwig was built for the Prussian Catholics in Berlin. It was destroyed during the Battle of Berlin and the outside restored after the war. The interior contains relics of the original building set in a very modern sanctuary. Do not miss...More

Thank amarilloannie
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It is ironic that the Protestant Cathedral in Berlin is characterised by flamboyance and the Catholic Cathedral by complete simplicity. I don’t mean to be frivolous: but the war did some favours to religious architecture. The reconstructed St Hedwig’s is beautiful in its plainness. A...More

Thank bartimaeus
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Sunday services: 8, 10, 12 and 18h Just by being a (Catholic) cathedral, it would be worth a visit. Unlike most interesting things in Berlin, it's free! Even the daily organ concerts. It's location, at the corner of an interesting square (dare we hope the...More

Thank Luis S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This small Cathedral Catholic church with its copper dome, suffered in the war, but has been carefully restored. It is circular with the altar in the centre, and a sunken blessed sacrament chapel, and on the outer various chapels. The remains of St. Otto are...More

Thank JeffOP
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled across this cathedral by accident and we are so glad we did! It is beautiful inside. Very quiet and peaceful. The ceiling design is simple but also very dramatic and effective. The organ was absolutely stunning. It is free to...More

1  Thank Ducky3125
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I didn't go in but it was beautiful from the outside. It *is* a Catholic church (many were converted during the Reformation it seems) and finished in the 1770s It has been reconstructed and reconsecrated since heavy damage inflicted in WWII. On the opposite side...More

1  Thank Bridget H
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Mitte
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
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Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
...More
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