Built during the thirteenth century, the church's Gothic architecture is a rarity in Berlin—all the more reason to see it, we think! In 1574 the monastery was converted to a grammar school, and in 1945 it was nearly destroyed. Out of the war came a unique space that was calling out for preservation. Through its bombed-out rooftop and elegantly arched windows devoid of glass, you'll discover an exceptional view of the surrounding architecture where antiquity and modernity collide.
One of the two churches in the Gendarmenmarkt, the Französischer Dom was built in the early 1700s ... Read more