frauenkirche 1930-SThe Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) is a Lutheran parish church near the Elbe River in Dresden, Germany that was completed in 1743. The church was built in the Baroque style and featured one of the largest domes in Europe. The 315 foot-high dome was made of  sandstone and weighed 12,000 tons. The observation platform near the top has a commanding view of the entire city.