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Marien Dom

Loher Strasse, 42553 Velbert, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2053 93180
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You have to see it to believe it!

We had no idea about the Marien Dom cathedral when we visited Velbert-Neviges for a walk around the... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2017
Michael L
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Dusseldorf, Germany
Brutalist, somber, unapproachable

This catholic church has little in common with the average catholic church. It is very dark inside... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2016
monika c
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good44%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 1, 2017
“You have to see it to believe it!”
Mar 25, 2016
“Brutalist, somber, unapproachable”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Loher Strasse, 42553 Velbert, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 2053 93180
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Reviewed March 2, 2017

We had no idea about the Marien Dom cathedral when we visited Velbert-Neviges for a walk around the pilgrim path. It certainly dominates the town and surrounding countryside. It is of great architectural interest but I would certainly not say that it is pleasing on...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2016

This catholic church has little in common with the average catholic church. It is very dark inside, the few stained glas Windows and the Windows high up in the ceiling are not meant to shine light inside. Here the visitor is on his own and...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2015

Really surprising you expect concrete buildings in the East but this while not impressive on the outside just gets better and better - worth a look if your in the area but not worth a special trip.

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Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very few modern buildings constructed out of concrete wear well, and this is no exception! Outside it seems to resemble a relic of the Ruhr's industrial past, a chunk of grey stained concrete reminiscent of coal bunker! But go into the gloom of the interior...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

The Mariendom in Velbert Neviges is a great modern cathedral which was built from 1966 - 1968. I am looking forward attending a concert during the next trip as it is said that the sound is marvelous. The old town around and the Schloss Hardenberg...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2013

The Marien Dom, or Cathedral of St. Mary's, in Velbert Neviges is an unusual church which was finished in the 1970's. The stained glass is red roses, which are beautiful and the church is peaceful and quiet -- a nice place to spend reflective time...More

Thank Kim W
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