Dominsel

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  • Sachsen Onkel

    The cathedral is also referred to as the cradle of the Mark, and mother of all Brandenburg churches. He stands on the cathedral island named after him.

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    • February 20, 2017

  • JR56

    The Brandenburg Cathedral is the mother church of the state of Brandenburg.
    In 948 Otto the Great founded the diocese of Brandenburg in the middle of a wetland populated by Slavic tribes.

     The diocese was lost again through a Slav uprising, but was rebuilt in the 12th century after the last Slav prince Pribislaw Heinrich was baptized and Premonstratensian settled in the present old town. After the death of Pribislaw, the Ascanians became margraves of Brandenburg and the bishop moved to the Margrave on the castle island. Start of construction of the cathedral was 1165, since then, the building, not least due to static problems, has been repeatedly redesigned and restored.

    Thus, there are many traces of past architectural attitudes and liturgical uses that make the cathedral a unique example of the history of culture and piety in this area. The Domstift exists as a Protestant monastery to this day and operates the preservation of the cathedral ensemble and the care of the traditional art goods. The Cathedral Museum displays altars and sculptures, documents, liturgical equipment and parts of the textile treasury, including the important starvation towel from the late 13th century.
    erlebnis-brandenburg.de/sehenswuerdigkeiten/brandenburg-an-der-havel/dom-zu-brandenburg

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    • May 3, 2019

  • flipsi

    An old district of the city of Brandenburg - very worth seeing!

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    • October 9, 2017

  • Spandaumusik

    Brandenburg Cathedral

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    • July 24, 2018

  • Peter

    Cathedral and cathedral place always visit if the opportunity exists

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    • September 28, 2018

  • radelnder Reporter

    clean public toilet with heavy wooden doors - there is an initial suspicion that this church is visited mainly because of their toilets

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    • September 1, 2019

  • radlerjuergen

    In front of the cathedral is the Petri chapel, which stands on the foundation of the former castle chapel of Brandenburg Castle. It was probably created before the Mark was founded on June 11, 1157. The current shape goes back to a renovation in 1312. The chapel is said to be the burial place of the last Heveller prince Pribislaw-Heinrich and his wife Petrussa.

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    • April 30, 2020

  • Nika

    beautiful with waterfront seating

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    • July 24, 2020

  • Cora

    If you are lucky, the organist is rehearsing and you can experience the imposing organ.

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    • August 1, 2020

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Location: Brandenburg, Germany

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