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Naumburg Cathedral

Domplatz 16, 06618 Naumburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Fascinating monument

Naumburg's cathedral to me ranks right up there with Cologne, Ulm, or Bamberg - and it offers so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huge cathedral in a very charming town

Visited in february, very cold inside, catherdral is huge and very well restored, including the... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
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A beautiful Gothic castle with an elaborately carved facade: a fine example of architecture and stonework in the Middle Ages.
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Domplatz 16, 06618 Naumburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Naumburg's cathedral to me ranks right up there with Cologne, Ulm, or Bamberg - and it offers so much inspiration and insight! This is the place where Martin Luther himself installed the first "protestant" bishop. And of course home to Uta, that masterpiece of medieval...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Visited in february, very cold inside, catherdral is huge and very well restored, including the garden. Ok daytrip in you are in the surrounding,

Thank 88henk
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was my third visit to Naumburg and to the Dom. It has charm and wonderful history. Don't forget to buy a poster with Uta.

Thank Eva664
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I have visited this astonishing building twice. It is a little disorientating for church goers who expect to see an altar at one end. This cathedral has altars at both ends. The place oozes ancientness. Inside, there are the medieval monuments, woodwork and stained glass...More

Thank gesuati
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Church in reverse, in the sense that the building is now owned by a private foundation and the local Lutheran church rents it for use. There are some significant art works left for viewing, but the building lacks much of its earlier grandeur. Still, it's...More

Thank Texprof
Reviewed 31 October 2015

This historic site was a perfect place for our choir to end our tour to Germany at. The historic side to this building was fascinating and I would recommend a visit to anyone.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

Granted, I grew up near Naumburg and probably didn't appreciate it at the time as I do now. However, it's one of the must-visits on our trips back to good ole Germany for a while now. It's probably not the best fit for little children,...More

3  Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 12 November 2014

When I finally managed to visit the Cathedral in Naumburg (it had been my dream for years), I was astonished. The cathedral has been preserved almost unchanged since the Medieval period, it has remained austere and monumental. Particularly worth seeing are the statues of the...More

4  Thank Paulina M
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Naumburg Cathedral (the "DOM" according to the locals) is a beautiful Romanesque / Gothic Cathedral with gargoyles projecting from its roof on the exterior and special things to find on the interior. Know your art history ahead of time to truly appreciate this cathedral. Here's...More

6  Thank SaubleisBest
Reviewed 19 February 2014

A particularly fine medieval cathedral. Very unusual in its layout, and with very important architectural decoration. Well worth a visit to see and understand the historical significance of the building.

1  Thank Milton25
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