The Berliner Dom would be hard to miss—it's the largest cathedral in the city and its domes can be seen towering over much of Berlin. With primary construction completed at the end of the 19th century, at a cool 180 million euro in today's currency, the Baroque influence on the design caused a lot of consternation among Berliners as being "too ostentatious." In World War II, the cathedral was badly damaged during an air raid, and reconstruction could not be completed until 1993. Drop by for a tour of the historic facades and sculptures, listen to a concert in the perfectly tuned acoustics of the main hall, or attend a religious service in this still active Protestant church.
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