The St Petri-Dom (St Peter’s Cathedral), Marktplatz, was erected in the 11th century, but the exterior drastically altered in the 13th and 16th centuries. The tall spires were rebuilt in the late 19th century. Inside, the original Romanesque capitals and bronze baptismal font can be seen in the western crypt. There is also a small, Gottfried Silberman organ – the only one outside Saxony. The Bleikeller (Lead Cellar) has mummified bodies in eight glass coffins that for unknown reasons did not decompose.
The Dom Museum (Cathedral Museum) has mainly vestments on display but also a number of noteworthy altarpieces and paintings by Lucas Cranach.
Opening hours are weekdays from 10 am to 5 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm, and Sunday from 2 to 5 pm.
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