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St. Peter's Church

Rindermarkt 1 | Innenstadt, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #18 of 173 Attractions in Munich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Observation Decks/ Towers
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description: Great views, perfect for photos. I've seen Alps on one side Frauenkirche and Olympic tower on the other but only when its clear. Great food drink... more »
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

The interior is dominated by a high altar A masterpiece of five Gothic paintings. But what hit you the most is the ceiling fresco with all those suspended birds who create lightness... The parish church of Saint Peter, has beautiful pure white columns, a 91 meters high tower, and is suppose to be the oldest parish church in Munich, presumably... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We arrived at this church hoping very much to see inside. Unfortunately, there was a notice on the door saying that it was closed for cleaning. However, the stairs to the tower were still open but your reviewers ancient legs decided that, after a whole day walking around Munich, they could not cope with the 300 odd steps to the... More

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

everything!!! the history and the arctitect, the design and beauty of stone,marble and the opulence of this church

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Very nice view of the Town Hall square and the München surroundings from the tower of the church. A few steps to climb to get there.

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Emmaus, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This is said to be Munich's oldest church. It is close to Marienplatz and the Viktualienmarkt. Public transportation is close. The church has some relics and a most interesting coffin with visible skeleton. Many church notables are interred here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I arrived before opening hour, 10 am on Sunday and he hollered at me the opening hour. He did the same to others as well. When I arrived 1 minute early, he did the same. However it is a great view from the top. In spite of this, get there early before the crowds. The stair way is very narrow,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We love to visit churches when we're on holiday, the architecture and exquisite decoration is always interesting and each country applies more or less intricate detail to its churches. We found this church to be beautiful and a joy to walk round.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

For only €2 you get some great views of Munich - I love a good viewing spot. But be warned - there are a lot of narrow stairs to negotiate before you get to the top! (But it's worth it)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The elegant architecture of this lovely church has a sophisticated quality to it. The addition of a "flight" of origami doves provides a stunning touch of whimsy that somehow made the beauty of the building more accessible. A serene and stunning spot for contemplation!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This church is in Munich Center and to be honest we went inside and toured it and didnt realize it was St. Peter's (the oldest church in Munich) It is breath takingly beautiful. We did not find any signs saying the name of the church anywhere. The day we went there were thousands of origami white paper doves hanging from... More

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