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St. Stephen's Cathedral (Dom St. Stephan)

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Address: Domplatz 9, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0851 39241
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World's largest cathedral organ

The cathedral is nothing special when compared to church's in Italy and France. However, at noon each day there is a 30 min organ concert. This is special as the organ is the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is nothing special when compared to church's in Italy and France. However, at noon each day there is a 30 min organ concert. This is special as the organ is the largest to be found in any cathedral in the world.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A lovely building. The Inside of the Dom/Cathedral is magnificent including the Altar & the Frescos on the Ceiling. However, the Organ is supposedly one of the largest pipe organs in the World

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The chuch is the example of the splanded baroque style, similar as in Austria. Showing the rich period of the architecture of the 18th century. Many local people going to the mess..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

17,774 pipes into 5 groups (in front of, behind, to the left of, to the right of and ABOVE you) with 233 registers provide an astounding experience like nothing I've ever felt or heard before! For a bonus, the 1688 St. Stephen Cathedral has eight huge bells, one weighing 16,645 pounds (that's EIGHT TONS of one bell!)! But the sound... More 

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Corona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

You've GOT to hear this organ. But frankly, I found the organist was playing it in such an overpowering fashion so as to not allow its incredible capability to be heard. So sad as it has so many pipes that they extend around the entire church. But oh the power of it! I almost wish it could have been instrument... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

this is a must see in Passau.the cathedral is just Beautiful,one of the cathedrals that are rich decorated wth breathtaking paintings on the ceiling.You must listen to the daily organ concert at 1200 o clock .The Organ,the biggest in the world,is just beautiful and the sound just blows you away.A must see and hear.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We paused in Passau en route to Austria and the tourist office sent us to the Cathedral. Perhaps a little lighter than many other churches in the region, but still very bling! Of note is that this cathedral contains the largest cathedral organ in the world. But I loved the big deep bell when it rang outside. That was some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

- The most popular attraction in Passau - Excellent artwork inside especially on the cieling - Free entry except when there is a concert - World's biggest Church Organ - Many other local attractions within walking distance

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The cathedral is a brilliant example of a marriage of a gothic designed church that has some baroque and renaissance décor. When entering the gothic cathedral one expects to see a dark and dreary place as no light is let in due to the large stone walls and the small stained glass windows. That is not the case here. In... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The interior of the building is very ornate and beautiful. The history, the statues and the art of the structure is well worth a visit! Photo opportunities are available inside. At the end of a long day of sightseeing in Passau, this place offers a great chance to reflect and relax! I would recommend it!

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