The Frauenkirche or the Cathedral of Our Dear Lady is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich, Germany. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Munich. The Gothic-Renaissance church dates back to the 15th century. It is visible across the city and powers over the local architecture due to the building limits of the city. It is seen locally as a landmark of the city and is known officially as Munich Cathedral. Its south tower offers magnificent views of the city from its observation deck.
The easiest way to get there is via the Marienplatz which is a minute walk away. If travelling by U or S-Bahn, it is at the ‘Marienplatz’ stop you should get off with the S-Bahn 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 lines stopping there as well as the U-Bahn 3 and 6 lines.
Opening Times and Admission
The cathedral is open to visitors seven days a week, Saturday to Wednesday 7am-7pm, Thursdays 7am-8.30pm and Fridays 7am-6.30pm. You can climb the south tower of the cathedral which has an observation deck, this costs around 3 euros.