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Special guided tour "The cathedral treasure returns".

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Special guided tour as part of the Romanesque Opening Day.

In the middle of the 18th century, a large part of the Merseburg cathedral treasure was transferred to Dresden as part of the electoral collection. For the consecration anniversary, selected pieces from the Dresden State Art Collections will return to Merseburg. The treasures include magnificent mitres such as the mitre of Bishop Friedrich II von Hoym, which is lavishly decorated with the cathedral's patrons, Laurentius and
Special guided tour as part of the Romanesque Opening Day.

In the middle of the 18th century, a large part of the Merseburg cathedral treasure was transferred to Dresden as part of the electoral collection. For the consecration anniversary, selected pieces from the Dresden State Art Collections will return to Merseburg. Among the treasures are magnificent mitres such as the mitre of Bishop Friedrich II von Hoym, which is elaborately embroidered with the patrons of the cathedral, Laurentius and Johannes. The splendid mitre of Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg or the dagger of the counter-king Rudolf of Rheinfelden will also be on display.
In an exclusive guided tour by an expert, Dr. Christine Nagel, research associate at the Dresden State Art Collections, will show you these rare treasures and explain their significance for Merseburg and the medieval bishopric.
For the expert tour we recommend a timely registration via our visitor service.
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  • for all weathers
12,00 €

When:

Saturday 15.05.21 17:00

Where:

Venue:

Merseburg Cathedral

Cathedral square 7
06217 Merseburg
Phone: +49 3461 / 210045
fax: +49 3461 / 720621
E-mail: fuehrung@merseburger-dom.de

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