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Church of the Holy Cross

An der Kreuzkirche 6, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 4393920
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Living History

Step into this old church and find an astonishing interior, which has a simple beauty. There is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard M
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Just a Place t visit

A wonderful old Church in the Center of Dresden. It’s just different Place to the Frauenkirche. If... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Step into this old church and find an astonishing interior, which has a simple beauty. There is a small exhibition space which tells of fire and destruction. Another room had exhibition on female christian victims at Ravensbruck, some survived, some did not. So all in...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

A wonderful old Church in the Center of Dresden. It’s just different Place to the Frauenkirche. If you like this historical Buildings, you can visit also the Loschwitzer Kirche near Koernerplatz, or Maria am Wasser in Pillnitz. Most of the City Hop on ... Busses...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

This church offers a room full of pictures of the history of the church and at the same time of Dresden. The Church was rebuilt and is very simple

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Reviewed November 30, 2017

The church has a huge historical importance in Dresden which can be seen on the photos displayed on the side wall. Another feature that makes this church a tourist stop is the visit to the tower (4 EUR) which gives a beautiful 360-degrees view of...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

After the sugar-pink disappointment of the Frauenkirche, this church conveys a more potent sense of the suffering and recovery of Dresden. Tower views are instructive: when I last visited c. 1992 a wasteland of ruins and Tarmac stretched to Pragerstrasse - now it's all shiny...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

The visit here made the total destruction go Dresden during WW2 very real to me. The restoration makes it very clear. A quiet church to visit but I thing a must.

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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

The church is really beautiful and simple on the inside as it was reconstructed many times. Don't miss the photo collection at the entrance, interesting and impressive.

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

For someone who is not religious I always enjoy visiting churches for their architecture and style. This one is special! It was destroyed in WWII, and during the Communist regime wasn't allowed to be properly rebuilt, so it was rebuilt using the most plain materials...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

Visited to listen to the wonderful organ music, it only lasted for 15 minutes but it was superb and is well worth a visit. Check when it is on as its not every day.

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

This church is different from most of the ornate churches we saw, it is much plainer. Like most of Dresden, it was destroyed in the bombing, and rebuilt. The baroque church has a rich history going back 800 years, but this building's origin dates to...More

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