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Church of the Holy Cross

Kreuzstr. 7, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 4393920
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Nice photo collection

The church is really beautiful and simple on the inside as it was reconstructed many times. Don't... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mexico City, Mexico
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Enjoyed this a lot

We weren't expecting the sober interior and found it really peaceful. The restoration here was... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Kreuzstr. 7, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 4393920

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The church is really beautiful and simple on the inside as it was reconstructed many times. Don't miss the photo collection at the entrance, interesting and impressive.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We weren't expecting the sober interior and found it really peaceful. The restoration here was more successful we felt than the Frauenkirche.

Thank Jane_Mark34
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Their famous boys choir is not to be missed and a must. Otherwise the church is very bare and frugal.

Thank mph60
Reviewed 16 November 2016

It’s Dresden second largest church (Protestant since 1539) after the Frauenkirche and the largest church in Saxony. It stands at the place where there was a Romanesque basilica dedicated to Saint Nicholas since the early twelve century. It’s been subject to destruction five times, the...More

Thank periandro
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The church as pretty, not the best we saw, but quite nice. But it was worth the small fee to climb to the top and enjoy the amazing views over Dresden. It was not crowded as we were there on a weekday and we were...More

Thank bethboff
Reviewed 11 August 2016

For some odd reason TripAdvisor has two entries for the same church -- this one as well as the one for Kreuzkirche Dresden. Though an imposing structure from the outside, the interior is quite unimpressive. However, it is worth sticking your head in to see...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The church itself is rather boring inside. However, you may go up the bell tower, which is rather cheap (3 euro).

Thank SandraBelyaeva
Reviewed 20 July 2016

If all you know of Germany is it's 20th century disastrous history, then you know only a fraction of this amazing country. Dresden was brutally bombed by the allied forces, her Baroque and Rococo architecture all but destroyed. Tens of thousands of civilians killed towards...More

Thank kavitab
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This lovely old building has real character and we enjoyed it very much. It was almost totally destroyed during the war and has only recently been fully restored. If you look carefully you will be able to see the original vs restored bits (actually it's...More

1  Thank Keithl1234
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We were very taken by this church, which has risen and fallen numerous times before the bombing in 1945. Rough walls with some of the original stone work still there, and many signs of wear, tear and destruction. A metaphor for Dresden.

Thank Rose M
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