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Church of the Holy Cross

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Wonderful restoration

This was a great church to visit in Dresden. Beautiful inside and out. Provides great views over... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Just simply excellent and magnificent. Christmas market was being set all around. Speechless of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“organ recital”(3 reviews)
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An der Kreuzkirche 6, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 4393920
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great church to visit in Dresden. Beautiful inside and out. Provides great views over the city and is easy to visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just simply excellent and magnificent. Christmas market was being set all around. Speechless of the beauty of the place

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nkhrayef
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Enjoyed the peace and serenity of this church. The organ recital (scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday) was enjoyable. The climb to the tower is half the price of the Church of Our Lady (4 euros) and leads to just as spectacular views of the city.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnnaandPeterK3D
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This church was destroyed during the bombing of WWII. The ruins lay for over 40 years before restoration plans were made, and the church has been restored to its former glory. It is probably the most stunning building in Dresden, and it is worth making...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TWal1
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This church like all the rest in Dresden was destroyed by the firestrom bombing but unlike the HofKirche and the Fraunkirche it has been left plain,its original features are few but it has an air of quiet calm.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mikepa1960
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

It was started to be built up in the 13th century, was destroyed during WW II and was born from its ashes again. The church being the symbol of Protestans, had been the target during the war and today you can still see the part...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Step into this old church and find an astonishing interior, which has a simple beauty. There is a small exhibition space which tells of fire and destruction. Another room had exhibition on female christian victims at Ravensbruck, some survived, some did not. So all in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Richard M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

A wonderful old Church in the Center of Dresden. It’s just different Place to the Frauenkirche. If you like this historical Buildings, you can visit also the Loschwitzer Kirche near Koernerplatz, or Maria am Wasser in Pillnitz. Most of the City Hop on ... Busses...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank hannos708
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This church offers a room full of pictures of the history of the church and at the same time of Dresden. The Church was rebuilt and is very simple

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank thetravelerpenguin
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The church has a huge historical importance in Dresden which can be seen on the photos displayed on the side wall. Another feature that makes this church a tourist stop is the visit to the tower (4 EUR) which gives a beautiful 360-degrees view of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank clpires
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