Facts and figures

There are a lot of facts and figures about the rebuilt Frauenkirche. Some of them are listed below. (You can find general details about the building here.)

Use of historical material 

Around 45% of the Frauenkirche comprises historical stone material including the parts of the ruin. 8,425 old ashlars alone were integrated during the reconstruction of the Frauenkirche. These stones came from:

Façade

7,110

Inner church room

1,013

Registered as large parts

106

Gravestones

177

External structures

19

Of the 7,110 old stones of the façade:  

  • 20 of 66 were integrated for the outer stairs (around 34% of the stones in this area)
  • 1,526 of 2,037 for the ground floor and rising wall (75%)
  • 666 of 1,110 for the principal cornice and roof parapet (60%)
  • 557 of 1,297 for the spire of the staircase turret (43%)
  • 618 of 2,145 for the dome, batter and tambour (30%)
  • 152 of 407 for the lantern (around 37%).

Around 80% of the altar is made of original material: 1,642 fragments were returned to their original positions in the altar.

Quantities (around) 

Total church building 

60,000 t

Dome

12,300 t

Lantern

700 t

Steel structures (anchors, gallery girders, window frames) 

570 t

Sheet metal (copper, lead)

4,800 m²

Wood (doors, bell frames, flooring, pews etc.) 

800 m3

Gilding (gold leaf) 

600 g

Electrical cables laid 

85,000 m

 

 

Construction costs

 

Total construction costs

182,6 Mio. €

(including archaeological removal of the rubble, construction preparation, taxes) 

Net construction costs

131,1 Mio. €

 

 

Public fonds

70,0 Mio. € (38%)

Donations received

102,8 Mio. € (56%)

Operative Ergebnisse

9,8 Mio. € (5%)