middle nave was built
The German Cathedral in Berlin (Deutscher Dom) is a church located in the German capital, in the Friedrichstadt district.
Together with the French Cathedral and the Concert Hall, the German Cathedral is part of the holistic architectural composition of the Gendarmenmarkt square, one of the most famous and beautiful sights in the historic center of Berlin.
If, being on Gendarmenmarkt Square, you look at the Konzerthaus of Berlin, the German Cathedral will be on the left and the French Cathedral on the right.
German Cathedral Architecture
The German Cathedral was built by Martin Grünberg in 1708. It was originally called the New Church (Neue Kirche). Together with the French Cathedral located opposite, the German Cathedral forms a pair similar to the twin churches in Piazza del Popolo in Rome. Continue reading
Cologne Cathedral is located 50 meters from the main railway station of the city, so it meets every guest arriving in the metropolis by rail. The religious building of impressive size takes third place in the list of the world’s tallest Christian cathedrals and is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites by just three criteria. The building is unique and harmoniously integrated in its architectural appearance, it testifies to the persistence of the Christian faith and marks the highest, unsurpassed point of development of the Gothic style in Europe.
Briefly about the cathedral in Cologne
The main temple of the city is considered its main attraction and an unofficial symbol. At the time of completion in 1880, the building was the tallest in the world. Continue reading