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St. Michael

Am Markt, 74523 Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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229 reviews 229 reviews
79 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Visit the church and view beautiful carvings, antique glass windows, tapestries and more. Go behind the altar and look down into the cellar where hundreds of skulls and bones are laid to rest. These remains were found during various excavations in the area. The church offers several services. The lutheran church and its famous steps offer a nice view to... More 

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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Magnificent old church. Unlike many churches of its era that became Protestant during the Reformation, the art work survived due to the influence of Johannes Brenz. Definitely worth a visit.

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7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

First off I grew up here, this is my home......kindergarten through gymnasium.....this is the picture, the vision, the example of an " old town"....i was baptized in this church and have been inside a million times......i have lived in california for 30 yrs where 100yrs old is considered historic....the stone carvings alone make this worth it,,, the stained glass,,,,the paintings,,,,... More 

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Chislehurst, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This beautiful gothic church dates back to the early 15th century and has witnessed a lot of history; this is a 'must see' if you are visiting Hall. 53 broad steps lead up from the market square to the church and, if you are energetic, a further 160 steps take you to the top of the tower with fantastic views... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Schwabish Hall is a beautiful, charming small German town which oozes with history and charm. St. Michael is located right in the heart of the old town and is surrounded by many other midieval buildings. St. Michael's exterior and interior of course are very similar to many of the cathedrals built in Europe during the 1600/1700 hundreds. The Church, itself,... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A steep walk was rewarded with one of the most beautiful churches I've ever seen. We walked through to the back, where you can look through glass and see bones from a cemetery that was moved from that location.

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Palu, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I had lived in schwäbisch Hall for 6 months to join deutschkurs in Goethe Institute. And every time schwäbisch Hall offer us such a nice attractions where Held in St Michael (St. Mikael Kirche). Living in schwäbisch Hall was the best Life experience in my Life. Its a small City but very multiculture. You can find easily many ppl from... More 

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Braughing, Ware United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We visited on the advice of our Austrian friend Lotte. Wow what a lovely place. Go to the car park and don't overstay, I got a ticket and duly posted them ten euros! Go to tourist information and choose a city walk and that's all there is too it. Just stunning buildings and historic salt pans. Lovely bars and restaurants... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I love visiting the church. I've been going to Schwäbish Hall since I was a child and this church is beautiful. In summer, at the stairs, they place a stage and you can see plays. It's really nice. On Thursdays and Saturdays there is a market.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

The Church of St Michael is an impressive building that sits in the centre of the old town. There are stunning views from the tower. Photo's galore! Outdoor theatre on the church steps and Town Square in the Summer Months. To sit outside one of the adjacent cafe's soaking up the Olde Worlde atmosphere and watching the locals go about... More 

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