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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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A beautiful place to spend some time.

Take your camera as you walk around this beautiful Cathedral. It is the centre of town and a short walk from the river where the cruise boats stop. Well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Take your camera as you walk around this beautiful Cathedral. It is the centre of town and a short walk from the river where the cruise boats stop. Well worth a visit.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This church is beautiful both inside and out. We were not lucky enough to hear the organ. From the 3 river cruise you get an amazing vista of the church.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

St. Stephens Cathedral in Passau is an astonishingly beautiful building. It is 2/3 Baroque, 1/3 Gothic in style. In the 1600s there was a terrible fire that destroyed 2/3s of the cathedral. Years later when the popular architectural style was Baroque, it was decided to incorporate the old Gothic into a newer style church built to replace the burned out... More 

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Lompoc, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Was there on a Viking cruise. The church is supposed to have the largest collections of pipes in any church in the world, consisting of three separate organs. The concert is very entertaining but lacks something. I think they are trying to impress with the number of pipes playing simultaneously and so, to me, the performance sounded a little muddy--too... More 

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We ended our morning walking tour with a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Upon entering the courtyard one has a sense of the age of the church. The entrance doors were magnificent and as the doors opened you were over whelmed by the glory of God. Do pay for the organ concert for all the glory and sounds that resonate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This beautiful church is renowned for its organ - having over 18,000 pipes, Unfortunately it wasn't being played when we were there . As is usual in this area of Germany there is an abundance of gold.. The scene above the alter is amazing. A very beautiful church well worth visiting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

When we visited they were preparing for a concert. So the lighting was particularly beautiful. There is a reason this is consistently rated as the best attraction in lower Bavaria. The crucifixion scene above the altar is unique and worth the visit alone. The organ is actually 5 different organs played from a single console.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Any visit to Passau is incomplete without a stop at St. Stephan's Cathedral, a beautiful ornate place of worship with lovely stained glass windows, paintings and one of the world's largest pipe organs.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Beautiful church has organ recitals every day but Sunday. It can be crowded so if you want a good seat and a program. I was off on a side aisle on a folding chair, but the amazing sound was worth it. It's the largest pipe organ in Europe. And the interior is lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Attended the organ concert at noon. It was awesome. The music felt like it was coming from everywhere all at once. Beyond the music, the setting was breath-taking.

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Address: Domplatz 9, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0851 39241
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Lower Bavaria  >  Passau

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