One of the two churches in the Gendarmenmarkt, the Französischer Dom was built in the early 1700s by the Huguenots, French Protestants who were seeking out religious refuge in Berlin. The dome next door (they’re actually two different buildings, but most people still just call them refer to them both as the Französischer Dom) was built later, and while beautiful to look at from the ground, the dome itself affords some spectacular views of the city. If you’re looking for some history with a view to put on your Berlin trip plan, you’ll want to head over to the Französischer Dom to summit this beauty.
*This also houses the Huguenot Museum, so if you’re looking to learn more about them, or you’re just trying to get all of the Berlin history you can, you may want to check it out.
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