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FRANKFURT CATHEDRAL

Frankfurt’s Saint Bartholomew’s Cathedral is the main church in Frankfurt.

It was constructed during the 14th and 15th centuries on the foundations of an earlier church dating from the Merovingian period. Saint Bartholomew’s Cathedral has played a significant role in Germany’s rich history and on this site from 1356 onwards emperors and emperors-elect of the Holy Roman Empire were crowned. The anointing and crowning took place before the central altar, as it was believed to enshrine part of the head of Saint Bartholomew. This iconic cathedral has suffered greatly over the years and is often seen as a symbol of Germany’s unity. This inspiring 310-foot-tall cathedral is a Frankfurt must-see.

Domplatz 14, 60311