The Frauenkirche Dresden, Church of Our Lady, welcomes all guests who wish to enjoy the beauty of the building and who would like to receive the message of the church. You are most welcome to come in. Find out more about ways to get to know the Frauenkirche during the times of Open Church.
A very special attraction of the Frauenkirche is the ascent to the dome. After taking the lift, visitors enjoy magnificent views into the inner dome and the main stone dome which they encircle 2.5 times. The viewing platform at 67 Metres (220 feet) offers unique views over Dresden and its surroundings.
Once a month, the Frauenkirche offers English language services. Usually (but not always) on the third Sunday of a month an Anglican evening prayer is held at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come along.
The Frauenkirche, Church of Our Lady, is a Lutheran church. Opportunities for worship are plentiful as services and devotions are held regularly.
The Frauenkirche is a place of music: About 130 concerts and church music events take place a year. Experience wonderful concerts every Saturday between Easter and New Years Eve and listen to organ music all year round.
The reconstruction of the Frauenkirche has made this church a symbol of peace and reconciliation. It has so many stories to tell and tries to encourage people – day by day.
A heap of rubble was all that was left of one of Dresden's most beautiful buildings at the end of WWII. But that was not the end of the church whose history goes back a 1,000 years. In the 1990s a unique rebuilding project started which was supported by people from all over the world.