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UNESCO World Heritage site worth visiting

Great Roman church and well worth visiting while staying in Hildesheim! The church itself is not... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
nordi32
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Hamburg, Germany
via mobile
Beautiful building

Beautuful rebuilt architecture, great lighting. A huge iron door from year 1000 in church , very... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
PhilM819
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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Great Roman church and well worth visiting while staying in Hildesheim! The church itself is not very spectacular but the bronze door (1000 years old) and round chandeliers (800 years old) make this place unique. Strongly recommend to book the guided Tour in German which...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank nordi32
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting place to visit but lacked an overwhelming sense of history (partly due the rebuild after the WWII destruction). Enjoyable but not earth shattering

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rodney120
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Beautuful rebuilt architecture, great lighting. A huge iron door from year 1000 in church , very impressive. Very interesting combination of ancient relic building materials and very modern concrete

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PhilM819
Reviewed 6 January 2018

the old Dom is very nice rebuilt after the second world war. and inside the Monestery garden you will find a huge rose. and the story about this rose is very special. a Relic from Maria in a silvercase was hung in the rosebush during...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ove L
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

A magnificent 12th C building that had been extensively restored. After looking at amazing candelabra and crypt do walk the garden and cloisters.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This church has a crypt and all the connecting buildings and the gardens make this a very big complex and at no cost is just lovely to walk around.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Hendrik T
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Mariendom had been destroyed during the last months of world war II, so there was heavy renovation necessary. The iron cast entry doors (you need to enter the cathedral to se them), the baptistery and the chandeliers are impressive. Certainly worthwhile to visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank RALPH L
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The very old church was restored using modern techniques and now looks like a place to play volleyball. They have destroyed history.

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank ron1953
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The cathedral owns extraordinary treasures from around the first millenium - bronze doors made by the lost wax method, a huge Ottonian candelabra representing Paradise, and a metal column inspired by Trajan's column in Rome but showing the life of Christ. These wonderful items are...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Anny454
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Nice church to find parts of history, love the expo of special pieces and enjoy the history behind them. Nice educated watchers and people who work there. No regrets, place to go and enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Per_Ger2007
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