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The Dresden Frauenkirche, also known as Church of Our Lady, is a Lutheran church in Dresden. What makes it stand out is the glorious dome, which is one of the largest architectural domes in Europe. The church lay in ruins during the World War II bombing, and was rebuilt after the reunification of Germany. You can climb to the top of the Frauenkirche for a glorious view of the city.2. Eat Dresden Eierschecke
In spite of the bombing in WWII, there are still many highlights in this city. The Baroque Frauenkirche or Church of Our Lady is one of them. It is a Protestant sandstone church built in the 18th century, but was leveled during the war. A 12 year reconstruction project was undertaken at the cost of $160 million to bring it back to its original appearance. This was completed in October 2005. Architects and historians were able to piece together the original bricks that were still useable using archives and photos to put them in their original places. The church looks spotted as a result. The dark fire burned bricks stand out from the new replacement bricks surrounding them, giving the church a sense of resurrection or a phoenix rising from the ashes. Of the original stones, 8,425 were salvaged to be part of the reconstruction.