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Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche)

Frauenplatz 12, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 2900820
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This 15th-century cathedral is most famous for its domed towers.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“twin towers” (20 reviews)
“onion domes” (11 reviews)
“stained glass” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Frauenplatz 12, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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"twin towers"
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"onion domes"
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"stained glass"
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"south tower"
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"pope benedict"
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"red brick"
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"dear lady"
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"foot print"
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"tall towers"
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"architectural style"
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"quick look"
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"during wwii"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The two towers are for me the symbol of Munich and you get to see these more or les wherever you go. Situated right in the centre of town just off the pedestrian shopping area. The church itself is fairly plain inside which is really...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The impressive domes of the Frauenkirche are famous on the skyline of Munich. One of the towers was covered up for restoration when we were there and I do not know if you could go up the tower. Inside of the church is a but...More

Thank Emma W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As usual, it is a church and nice art and architectural works all around, nice sculptures and paintings. Unfortunately all my photos are taken by my telephone and I could not load them to computer yet. I will need help. There was a lady with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church has double onion-shaped steeples, but when we arrived we found the two steeples covered in scaffolding and plastic. We were looking forward to visiting this church as the book said that it is the largest brick cathedral in northern Europe, and it was...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

OK another church and if you happen to be walking past it go in and have a look otherwise don't lose any sleep over it. Like most churches in Germany it is nice but !!!!!!!

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Part of the Marienplatz MUST see church right in the middle of everything. Need to go to see this spot!

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Reviewed December 26, 2017

Nice to see take pictures and just look at the architecture have a nice gluewein to heat you up it is in the centre of marienplatz where you can get to anywhere from here

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Church of Our Lady is another historical and great land mark in Munich. Right beside the Marienplatz you cannot miss it . We could not go up the tower due to Renovations . The place shows the talent of the ole brickies of years ago...More

Thank roy v
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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Easily spotted from most parts of the City centre especially the Marienplatz. The exterior is stunning but the interior even more so with the narrow high nave and gorgeous tall windows. Well worth a visit if you're nearby. You can normally ascend the south tower...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

The giant twin towers topped with traditional Bavarian cupola are unmistakable in the historic core of Munich. The decor is sparse inside and out, so just admire from the street on your walk through the historic heart of the city.

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Danielle T
November 9, 2017|
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Response from MijnlieverdFH | Reviewed this property |
In Munich, in this church, i actually do not know and not sure what time is the best time to be there to get a seat. But in my experience still in nearby Kaufbeuren, we were able to get a seat on a midnight mass 30 minutes... More
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Cheryl A
April 5, 2017|
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Response from Werner K | Reviewed this property |
Don't know the answer to this. St. Peter is a good idea if you had a good preparation like a lunch or breakfast. I personally did not like the very narrow balcony, It is quite a challenge to pass between two people. But the... More
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718trix
December 29, 2016|
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Response from arbarban | Reviewed this property |
No, to mi knowledge. Perhaps for bell tower that was/is under reconstruction. Church itself, no :)
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