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Maria de Victoria Church

Neubaustr. 1 Offnungszeiten, 85049 Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany
0841 17518
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Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Ingolstadt
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
Most recent review
- May 7, 2014
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Ingolstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Very nice Asam painter brothers church. Historical church with fantastic ceiling fresco. Don't miss it. It is closed to city centre and to the Liebfrauenmuenster.

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new jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

A small church on a side street in Ingolstadt is easy to miss, but that would be a mistake. Certainly not a grand cathedral with fabulous stained glass, but once you enter this sacred space you may think you have entered heaven. The muralled walls and ceiling create a very special sacred space. We were lucky enough to hear a... More

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Montréal
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17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Look up in the side-chapels, the stone arches are carved to look like lacework or bramble branches. Beautiful reredos behind the high altar. Look on both sides. Detailed paintings of saints. Very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Unique experience: a huge fresco on the church's ceiling, apparently completed in only 6 weeks by the Assams, with astonishing perspective effects. Worth a trip and reccomend a guided tour in order to discover the several misteries of this masterpiece. We discovered the church with a city tour organised by the local city tourist office, superb introduction to Ingolstadt old... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

If you like looking at churches (I do) then Maria de Victoria will be of interest. The exterior is typically German Baroque, but the interior is quite different and really spectacular. You simply must take the time to go inside; the entrance fee is next to nothing.

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prudhoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

We were taken to this church by family because she said it had a moving roof. There is a small visitor centre next door and the man opened up for us and led us through the visit so we could see all the amazing features. The relief on the roof actually folows you as you move round. People who were... More

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