Deutscher Dom


Christian church, including both Catholicism and Protestantism, is the dominant church in Germany. Still, there are many other religious practices such as Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, and Hinduism that are popular in Germany.

What is the German Dom?

noun. cathedral [noun] the principal church of a district under a bishop.

Is the Berliner Dom Catholic?

The magnificent dome of the Cathedral Church (Berliner Dom) is one of the main landmarks in Berlin’s cityscape and marks the spot of the impressive basilica housing the city’s most important Protestant church.

What is the most famous church in Berlin?

The Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on Breitscheidplatz is one of Berlin’s most famous landmarks. The ruin of the old church has been converted into a war memorial.

How old is the Berliner Dom?

Berlin Cathedral / Age (c. 1905)

What does the title Dom stand for?

Deo optimo maximo, often abbreviated D.O.M. or Deo Opt. Max., is a Latin phrase which means “to the greatest and best god”, or “to God, most good, most great”.

Where is the Dom in Germany?

Cologne Cathedral, German Klner Dom, Roman Catholic cathedral church, located in the city of Cologne, Germany. It is the largest Gothic church in northern Europe and features immense twin towers that stand 515 feet (157 metres) tall.

Is Berliner Dom free to visit?

Visit the Berliner Dom

The Dome is open to the public every day from 9 am through 8 pm. There is an admission fee of EUR 7.00, there are guided tours and you can rent an audio-guide. Entry is free with the purchase of the Berlin Pass. The Dome has a regular parish and services (in German) are free of charge.

Is Berliner Dom worth?

The Berliner Dom is the largest church in Berlin and is an important centre for the Protestant Church of Germany. Although known as the Berlin Cathedral, the Berliner Dom has never been a true Cathedral because it has never been the seat of a bishop. To visit the Berlin Dom costs 7 ‚¬ and is well worth it.

How many steps are in the Berliner Dom?

270 steps
The panoramic view from the dome is very popular with visitors. Once the 270 steps have been climbed, a wonderful view opens up over Berlin’s Mitte district with the TV tower, the Spree River and the Nikolai Quarter.


Christianity is the largest religion in Germany. It was introduced to the area of modern Germany by 300 AD, while parts of that area belonged to the Roman Empire, and later, when Franks and other Germanic tribes converted to Christianity from the fifth century onwards.


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