Berlin Cathedral

Berlin Cathedral


Germany's largest Protestant church in terms of area

The Berlin Cathedral is one of the most outstanding sightseeing destinations in Berlin. It is located on the Lustgarten – a park-like lawn where many visitors from all over the world stop to enjoy the atmosphere in summer – and on Museum Island, which is home to many other sights. The cathedral is one of the most beautiful churches in the city and was built in the years 1894-1905, inspired by St Peter’s Basilica, by order of Kaiser Wilhelm II in the neo-Renaissance and neo-Baroque styles. The dome of the cathedral is 114 m high. The entire building is the largest Protestant church in Germany in terms of area and houses one of the most important dynastic burial places of the rulers of Europe.


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