Places to see


The Cathedral is not just Fulda's most famous landmark, it is also the most significant baroque church in the state of Hesse. Since the abbey of Fulda was appointed Bishop principality, the church is henceforth a Cathedral and thus a bishop's church.

Opening hours:
April to October  
Monday to Friday 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday 10 am to 3 pm
Sundays and public holidays 1 pm to 6 pm

November to March  
Monday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm

Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm
Sundays and public holidays 1 pm to 6 pm

Organ recitals are held from 12:05 pm to 12:35 pm every Saturday in May, June, July, September and October as well as during Advent. Please be aware that visiting the Dome Cathedral will only be possible outside times of worship services and organ concerts.


The stately baroque palace is magnificent evidence that the abbots of the 18th century monastery had become important sovereigns and wanted to reflect this accomplishment. From 1708 to 1714 the palace recieved its baroque appearance through its four-winged complex with two side wings which border the courtyard of honor.

Opening hours:
Daily - except Mondays: 10 am to 5 pm

On the 24th of December the historic premises of the palace shall remain closed. On the 31st of December the palace will be open to the public from 10 am to 2 pm except Mondays.

Guided tours:

From April to October
Daily except Mondays and Fridays: 10:30 am and 2 pm
Fridays: 2 pm

From November to March
Tuesday through Friday: 2 pm
Saturdays/Sundays and on public holidays: 10:30 am and 2 pm

St. Michaels Church

St. Michaels Church is one of the oldest monastic churches throughout Germany. It was built between 812 and 822 as a chapel for the monks' cemetery. Inside the church are a very impressive rotunda and crypt.

Opening hours:
April to October  
Daily 10 am to 6 pm

November to March    
Daily 10 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 5 pm

St. Michaels Church is closed on the 24th and 31st of December and on Carnival Rose-Monday.



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