Saint Peter's Cathedral

Local nameSt. Petri-Dom
LocationMitte, Bremen, Deutschland

This church is located right in the centre of Bremen and it contains a mixture of different architectural styles. The building is originally a medieval building, but it has been rebuilt and reconstructed many times, therefore the central nave and the choir are in Gothic style, whereas the interior was repainted in a Neo-Byzantine style.

There is an interesting tradition connected with this cathedral. Men who are older than 30 and still not married should have a duty of cleaning the steps of the cathedral. They are relieved of this duty once a young woman gives them a kiss. The same applies to young unmarried women, who are released from polishing the doorknobs in the cathedral only after they are kissed by a young man.

Tags Place of WorshipChristianChurchCathedralBurial SiteLegendTowerRomanesque ArchitectureMedievalLutheranHidden GemGothic Architecture
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Coordinates 53°4'31.743" N 8°48'32.792" E

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