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Lubeck Cathedral

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Address: Muehlendamm 2, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Brick Gothic

Lubeck Cathedral is a lovely building, one of the red brick Gothics, but painted white on the inside. Lovely organ and 14th century crucifix.

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Burlington, Massachusetts
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Burlington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Lubeck Cathedral is a lovely building, one of the red brick Gothics, but painted white on the inside. Lovely organ and 14th century crucifix.

Thank vindelis
Fayence, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Fortunately there were very few tourists so we could meander and enjoy the interior from different perspectives without being jostled. The crucifix over the main altar is magnificently constructed. In its simplicity there is great peace inside the church. Whitebeard83

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

It is worth a visit if you like to visit churches/cathedrals. During our visit it was undergoing restoration but you can still visit the cathedral without problems.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Visited the church in June during a North European cruise and Lubeck is one of the ports we visited. The cathedral is currently under construction so parts of it is not very pretty. You have to pay a small entry fee to go inside the church, although you can just view it for a while from the inside just before... More 

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

The fallen bells still laying there crushing through the floor ... so sad and reflecting the sad war torn past of this city. The starkness of the building gave it a serene beauty.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The cathedral has been restored after the wartime bomb damage. It is a beautiful building. Many of the boards explaining the statues etc were in English.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Lubeck cathedral [dom] is on the southern border of the old town, gothic in style and very peacefull and serene. the huge scale of the place makes it seem austere. the green courtyard with the ancient tree and surrounding church buildings add to the atmosphere.

Thank itaiTelAviv
Ronneby, Sweden
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

This cathedral is different in many ways from the other churches in Lubeck's old town. Firstly - its large, Secondly - there is a lot of tombs with big stone coffins. Finaly - the cathedral is divided in two parts with a large area behind the altar. Its different but all in all , there is not much to see.... More 

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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

Very large temple, the central balcony with the clockwork and wooden crucifixion are really masterpieces of art. Noteworthy are also the many lateral chapels, decorated in a typical North-European style. The walls painted in white and the large windows to allow in the scarce sunlight available in this Northern region add much to the atmosphere.

Thank Carlo R
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Everything here is on a huge scale, the carvings, paintings, grave slabs, tombs. But so different from french and english cathedrals. Alarming lean on the main towers!!!!

Thank peediewife

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