The name "Frauenkirche" (Church of Our Lady) is not as unusual as many people think. If you want to find out where it comes from, read on.

1.000 years at a glance: The Frauenkirche Dresden looks back on a 1.000 year history as it is a lot older than the baroque architecture makes you think. 

How tall is the Frauenkirche? What is the weight of the stone dome? How many old stones were used to build the new church? How much did it all cost?

The idea of a centralised church room integrated into an octagonal outline underneath a tremendous dome translates Luther's convictions into stone.

The ruins of the Frauenkirche had been lying in the heart of Dresden for decades – until the building literally rose from the ashes thanks to a unique rebuilding project.