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Beautiful church with lots of history

I was surprised to find such an imposing, beautiful cathedral in a small-ish city such as... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joanie C
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Oakville, Canada
Beautiful flamboyant Gothic nave and apse, large Roman tower do contrast nicely

The beautiful large Roman tower was being refurbished, so hidden from view, the rest was in an... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Haje1946_11
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Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was surprised to find such an imposing, beautiful cathedral in a small-ish city such as Paderborn. It's also ancient - apparently a church has been on this site since the year 777, and the current church was built in the 13th century. THere are...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The beautiful large Roman tower was being refurbished, so hidden from view, the rest was in an impressive flamboyant Gothic style, very much worth while visiting, the glass windows are all modern ones, the old ones not having survived the WW II bombings. A peaceful...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

A must visit place in Paderborn and is centrally located.Recent work has ensured full access for anyone concerned about mobility issues.Big selection of interesting shops and restaurants nearby

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Much of the medieval architecture and art has been restored, in spite of nearly being destroyed in the war. I had a fantastic tour of the old heart of the city, including the cathedral.

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Worth a visit. Beautiful church. The tower has been covered in scaffolding for years. The renovation may never end.

Thank Brad H
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Due to my business activities in Paderborn, I could not enter the building (always closed in after business hours during the week), but still I could admire the building from outside. The cathedral pretends to be a millennium old, and there really was a Carolingian...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

What a stunning building. Wonderful architecture inside and out. Located at the top of the town just a short walk to the shops and park. Open to all members of the public. We came past here on a walk in to the town and thought...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

A stunning building to marvel at. For the best views of the Cathedral, take the footpath from the park and climb up the hill towards the building. When inside, do not miss the crypt, which is one of the largest in Germany and the cloisters...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Very impressed by this cathedral and its history and rebuilding after being badly damaged in WWll. Beautiful church, out-buildings, courtyards, crypts and of course the window of the three hares.

Thank Freedomatlast99
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

An enlightening visit which my group of 4 really enjoyed. Everything went s in German which detracted from what we could get from the experience.

Thank Ian S
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