Cathedral of St Peter's

Cathedral of St Peter's, Regensburg

Cathedral of St Peter's
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Regensburg's skyline is dominated by the two towers of this 13th-century cathedral.
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David D
468 contributions
A classic medieval cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.
Aug 2021
The cathedral dominates the skyline of Regensburg and is visually wonderful inside. The place feels empty without pews, but the windows and stonework make the place quite wonderful to visit. Entrance is free and it is definitely worth visiting.
Written 24 August 2021
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Sam
Nuremberg, Germany11,136 contributions
St Peter Dom
Sep 2020 • Couples
Amazing cathedral! Beautiful looking for far and huge inside. So much history here. Great place to relax and take a picture
Written 29 September 2020
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David P
Fayetteville, NC164 contributions
Historical Cathedral
Sep 2020
After you cross the Old Bridge head straight up the hill to the Cathedral of Saint Peters. Right now the exterior is under construction but if know the Germans it will fantastic when it's finished. It is not crowded and you have room to move about. It is a great stop for quite meditation. Very nice inside.
Written 6 September 2020
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Ricardo T
Rotterdam, The Netherlands54 contributions
Nice, visit it at around 11.45!
Aug 2020
One of many Dom's in Germany. It is nice but not very spectacular. At noon there is a "meditation quarter hour" which includes organ playing; very beautiful.
Written 21 August 2020
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Around the World
Berlin, Germany517 contributions
Cathedral like anywhere
Jul 2020 • Family
This kind of cathedral and architecture you’ll find anywhere in the world. I would say the colorful windows are the best.
Written 4 July 2020
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cgnavigator
Charlotte, NC26 contributions
Beautiful, uncrowded church
Mar 2020
Stopped at Regensburg on the way to Prague from Munich. A picturesque, walkable town that I would like to return to. Uncrowded compared to other Bavarian attractions (perhaps because it was chilly early March). St. Peter's is impressive and certainly worth a visit if you're in the area.
Written 15 March 2020
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Mark Jordan
Barcelona, Spain1,117 contributions
Great building
Dec 2019
I'm not a fan of churches, cathedrals or what they they stand for/represent per se, but I can admire them as architectural constructions, and this one is pretty cool.

Amazing how 'gothic' churches sprang up all across Europe during this era and they all look the same without the same architects going from place to place... and each one taking over 20 years to build.

Random groups of people building the same looking churches in several countries across Europe at the same time, allegedly independently still baffles me.

However St Peter's Cathedral is a very nice building.
Written 1 February 2020
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Anne C
Mahwah, NJ1,246 contributions
A dominating structure
Dec 2019
Dom St. Peter can be seen (at least in part) from a lot of the old town area of Regensburg and it's quite an impressive Gothic structure. It actually seems to "fit" nicely into the main square, even though it towers over the other buildings. Somehow it makes the square feel airy to me.

Of course it's just beautiful.
Written 29 January 2020
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BradJill
Hong Kong, China137,014 contributions
Important Gothic Cathedral in Regensburg
Dec 2019
Dom St. Peter (St. Peter's Cathedral) is probably one of the most impressive Gothic cathedrals in Bavaria. It is one of the most important religious houses and a fine attraction to visit during visits to Regensburg.

St. Peter's history dates back to around 700 with the present cathedral being built between the 13th and 16th century in a position slightly east of the original church. The cathedral includes French Gothic style architecture including buttresses, spires, gargoyles and numerous small statue figures fitted into small niches, elaborate portal entrances and two large towers fronting the facade. The exterior is quite attractive if you enjoy Gothic architecture.

The interior is very impressive as well. You'll fine a tall and narrow nave, ceiling vaults, very impressive stained glass windows, altars, artworks and sculptures. The interior is darkly lit and hard to photograph at times. There is a small crypt in the centre of the cathedral as well as a treasury (€1.50 per person) with an impressive collection available to be viewed.

We enjoyed our time at St. Peter's Cathedral. It is an impressive Gothic church, one that we would very much enjoy seeing again the next time we visit Regensburg.
Written 16 January 2020
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PaMatti
PA3 contributions
Gorgeous cathedral
Nov 2019 • Friends
Visited on a cold late afternoon and was awestruck by the quiet beauty of this church. We were able to listen to a brief concert of sacred music that demonstrated the wonderful acousts
Written 13 January 2020
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