The East Side Tour focuses on the best-known sights along the river Spree in the eastern part of Berlin and includes some highlights in the government quarter as well. more
The Protestant Berlin Cathedral on Museum Island in the Mitte district is Berlin's largest church and one of the major sights in the city's centre.
The "old" Cathedral at Lustgarten
Photo Gallery (in German)
Restoration of Berlin Cathedral
Berlin Cathedral contains the tombs of members of the House of Hohenzollern
Other important works of art are the baptismal font by Christian Daniel Rauch and the Petrus mosaic by Guido Reni. The Dome's organ with over 7000 pipes is a masterpiece and one of the largest in Germany. A visit to the Dome requires climbing 270 steps but the viewing gallery is worth it for great views of Mitte. The 114m-high Dome is sided by four towers and the interior is rich with New Testament and Reformation period elements.
The Dome is a well frequented venue for concerts and readings. Guided tours are available. The entrance fee includes autoguides in a variety of languages.
Berlin Cathedral Information
Am Lustgarten10178 Berlin
- +49(0)30 20269136
- Opening Hours
- Mon-Sat 9-20 (Oct-Mar 9-19), Sun + public holidays 12-20 (Oct-Mar: 12-19)
No viewing during church services or events.
- Admission Fee
- 7 Euro, reduced 4 Euro
- Guided Tours
- Reservations: +49 (0)30 202 69 119
- Train (S-Bahn)
S Hackescher Markt
- 0.4km S Hackescher Markt
U Rotes Rathaus
- 0.4km U Rotes Rathaus
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| Last edited: 10. August 2018