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On this page, you will learn:

What is Merseburg Cathedral?

What can you see at Merseburg Cathedral?

What tours are available?

What is the Kinder-Domus-Merseburch?

What are the prices for admission to Merseburg Cathedral?

Where is Merseburg Cathedral?

Who owns Merseburg Cathedral?

What else can you find on our website?

 

What is Merseburg Cathedral?

The cathedral in the city of Merseburg was built by an emperor and his wife.

They were called Henry and Cunigunde.

That was 1,000 years ago.

The cathedral is now called the imperial cathedral.

It is very magnificent.

You can see many works of art there.

Many people come to see the imperial cathedral.

The time period 1,000 years ago is known as the Middle Ages.

At that time, a bishop also lived in the city of Merseburg.

A bishop is a type of priest.

His name was Thietmar.

He wrote down what happened in the imperial cathedral.

Today you can still read about what life was like in the Middle Ages.

The imperial cathedral is a special place on the “Romanesque Road”.

What can you see at Merseburg Cathedral?

Merseburg Cathedral is a large church.

You can visit the cathedral.

In the cathedral there are very famous works of art.

For example, the large organ  a musical instrument with pipes.

There is a treasure chamber in the cathedral.

There is a beautiful garden at the cathedral.

There is an old library in the cathedral.

In the library there are very old written documents and books.

What tours are available?

We offer a guided tour in plain language.

We can show you a lot in a guided tour:

We can show you the cathedral and its famous works of art.

We can show you the large organ  a musical instrument with pipes.  zeigen.

There is a treasure chamber in the cathedral. We can show this to you.

There is a beautiful garden at the cathedral. We can show this to you.

We can show you old books and written documents. 

Please call us if you want to book a tour:

Telephone: +49 (0) 3 46 1 – 21 00 45

 

What is the Kinder-Domus-Merseburch?

The Kinder-Domus-Merseburch (Children’s Cathedral Merseburg) is for children and adults.

We can make works of art with you in the Kinder-Domus.

We work like the artists from the Middle Ages.

You can book the Kinder-Domus.

Please call us for booking.

Telephone: +49 (0) 3 46 1 – 21 00 45

What are the prices for admission to Merseburg Cathedral?

Prices:

With audio-guide

Adults: 7.50 Euro

Concessions:

   – Severely disabled from 50 per cent: 5.50 Euro

   – Student, Apprentice, ALG II: 5.50 Euro

School-aged children: 3.00 Euro

Family ticket for 2 adults and their school-aged children: 19.00 Euro

 

With cathedral tour

Adults: 9.50 Euro

Concessions:

   – Severely disabled from 50 per cent: 7.50 Euro

   – Student, Apprentice, ALG II:: 7.50 Euro

School-aged children: 3.00 Euro

Family ticket for 2 adults and their school-aged children: 23.00 Euro   23,00 Euro

Where is Merseburg Cathedral?

This is the address:

Merseburg Cathedral

Domplatz 7

06217 Merseburg

 

Who owns Merseburg Cathedral?

The company that manages the cathedral:

Vereinigte Domstifter zu Merseburg und Naumburg und des Kollegiatstifts Zeitz

Domstifterverwaltung Naumburg

Domplatz 19

06618 Naumburg

 

What else can you find on our website?

The website has a calendar of events.

The calendar shows:
Date and hour of events in the cathedral.

The information is in difficult language.

Click here to see the calendar.

The internet page tells about news in the cathedral.

The news show:
What happens in Merseburg Cathedral.

The news are in difficult language.

Click here to see the news.