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Lübeck - Domviertel
Germany

One of the backyards in the Domviertel (cathedral district) of Lübeck. The Lübeck Cathedral (German: Dom zu Lübeck, or colloquially Lübecker Dom) is a large brick Lutheran cathedral in Lübeck, Germany and part of Lübeck's world heritage. It was started in 1173 by Henry the Lion as a cathedral for the Bishop of Lübeck. It was partly destroyed in a bombing raid in World War II (1942), and later reconstructed. The organ by Arp Schnitger was lost in the fire. The current church was finished in 1982. The panorama was taken during one of the so-called „Dom by night“ activities, where music meets worship and meditation, accompanied by special light and shadow effect which accentuate the gothic structure. [Excerpts taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lübeck_Cathedral]

Copyright: Alexander Jensko
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Uploaded: 03/10/2011
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