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Wetzlar Cathedral

Wetzlar Cathedral
Wetzlar Cathedral

The Wetzlarer Dom (Wetzlar Cathedral) is one of Wetzlar's landmark buildings. Building work began on the cathedral in 1230 and is still not finished. It is the successor to a former "Church of the Saviour" consecrated in 897. The monastery and parish church was called Cathedral as of the late 17th century. This designation was accomplished during the time that the Reichskammergericht was active in Wetzlar (1693 – 1806), when the Elector-Archbishop of Trier was Monastery Provost, making the church a "Bishop's Church". The Wetzlar cathedral bears the hallmark of every style of ecclesiastical architecture from the late Romanesque to the Baroque period – a potted architectural history spanning four centuries! The Reformation brought the Lutheran faith to Wetzlar and from then on the church was shared. To this day, two parishes – Catholic and Protestant – use the same altar and the same organ, donated, incidentally, by the industrialist family, Leitz.

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Address: Wetzlarer Str. 53 A, 35580 Wetzlar
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