13 Tombs in Germany that you should visit - With photos & details

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13 Tombs to explore in Germany

Country with the largest population in Europe. Stretches from the North and the Baltic Sea in the north to the Alps in the south. It is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.

Bamberg CathedralDomplatz, 96049 Bamberg, Germany

Founded in 1002 by Emperor Heinrich II and consecrated in 1012. After the first two cathedrals burned down in the 11th and 12th centuries, the current structure with four large towers, was built in the 13th century. The church contains many works of art, including the marble tomb of the founder and his wife, the Empress Kunigunde.

Berlin CathedralAm Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin, Germany

One of the main landmarks in Berlin’s cityscape. The church's interior is filled with elaborate decorative and ornamental designs. The crypt here is the most important dynastic sepulchre in Germany. It contains nearly 100 sarcophagi and burial monuments from five centuries.

Charlottenburg PalaceSpandauer Damm 10-22, 14059 Berlin, Germany

The palace was built at the end of the 17th century and was greatly expanded during the 18th century. It includes much lavish internal decoration in baroque and rococo styles.

Mainz CathedralMarkt 10, 55116 Mainz, Germany

Mainz Cathedral is a 1000-year-old Roman Catholic cathedral and site of the episcopal see of the Bishop of Mainz. It is located near the historical center and pedestrianized market square of the city of Mainz, Germany. The interior of the cathedral houses tombs and funerary monuments of former powerful Electoral-prince-archbishops of the diocese and contains religious works of art spanning a millennium.

Maria Laach AbbeyMaria Laach, 56653 Glees, Germany

Maria Laach Abbey is a Benedictine abbey situated on the southwestern shore of Lake Laach, near Andernach, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The abbey was built in the 11th-12th century and was originally known as "Abtei Laach" meaning the "Lake Abbey" until 1862. The abbey church is considered a masterpiece of German Romanesque architecture, with its multiple towers, large westwork with arcaded gallery, and unique west porch.

Ohlsdorf CemeteryFuhlsbüttler Str. 756, 22337 Hamburg, Germany

Ohlsdorf Cemetery was established in 1877. It is the largest rural cemetery in the world and one of the largest cemeteries in the world. Most of those buried are civilian citizens, others are war victims, all are from different religions and ethnicities. The cemetery notably includes the Old Hamburg Memorial Cemetery that has the graves of many notable Hamburg citizens.

Old CastleSchillerpl. 6, 70173 Stuttgart, Germany

The castle, dating back to the 10th century was originally surrounded by water. It was the residence of the Counts and later some Dukes of Württemberg. King Charles I of Württemberg and his wife Olga are buried beneath the castle church.

Speyer CathedralDomplatz, 67346 Speyer, Germany

It is one of the most important Romanesque monuments from the time of the Holy Roman Empire. The cathedral was the burial place of the German emperors for almost 300 years.

St. Michael's ChurchNeuhauser Str. 6, 80333 München, Germany

Consecrated in 1597, it is the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps. The style of the building had an enormous influence on Southern German early Baroque architecture. The crypt contains among others the tombs of many members of the Wittelsbach dynasty.

St. Michael's ChurchEnglische Planke 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany

St. Michael's Church is considered as one of the most important icons in Hamburg city. The church is built in the Baroque style between the years of 1649 and 1661. The church has a 132-meter high tower that stands out on the Hamburg skyline.

St. Sebaldus ChurchWinklerstraße 26, 90403 Nürnberg, Germany

One of the most important churches of Nuremberg city, and also one of the oldest. It takes its name from Sebaldus, an 8th-century hermit and missionary and patron saint of Nuremberg.

Trier Saint Peter's CathedralLiebfrauenstraße 12, 54290 Trier, Germany

The High Cathedral of Saint Peter in Trier is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is the oldest church in Germany, notable for its long life span and grand design. The central part of the nave was built of Roman brick in the early fourth century, the rest of the cathedral in different eras. The Trier Cathedral Treasury contains an important collection of Christian art and id a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Seamless Robe of Jesus, the robe said to have been w

Württemberg Mausoleum- Sepulchral Chapel on Württemberg hillWürttembergstraße 340, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

Built by King William I of Württemberg to house the remains his second wife, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia. The remains of William I, Catherine, and their daughter Maria Friederike Charlotte, are housed in the mausoleum.