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Address: Am Markt, 74523 Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Impressive Cathedral in Schwabisch Hall

A must-see tourist spot. Lovely Gothic cathedral, massive column rise to support an impressive gothic style ceiling. The organ is amazing. Includes a spot that contains a mass... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A must-see tourist spot. Lovely Gothic cathedral, massive column rise to support an impressive gothic style ceiling. The organ is amazing. Includes a spot that contains a mass grave discovered in a recent renovation. The walls are false marble because one can see where there are bits of "marble" stripped away to reveal the brightly painted art beneath.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A picturesque place where many open air drama and theatre works happen There are many places to sit by and watch the plays Usually a season during summer when the skies are clear Freilichtspiele takes place (Which literally means Free light (referring to sunlight) play) It fun with all the people in play with amazing costumes playing around Make sure... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I've been in a lot of churches in Germany and England, but this one was one of my favorites. First, the tower commands an amazing view of the town and surroundings. It is well worth the climb. You might not notice that you can climb the tower, but there is a door behind the docents' desk. There is even a... More 

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South Pacific
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Set high up on the hill of the town had a magnificent view over the quaint town below. Market Day was on the day we were there. Very interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This Church is definitely worth a visit while in Schwabisch Hall. Some information is in English which helps if you do not know German. This is an active Lutheran Church, which was dedicated in 1156. The steps on the front lead directly to the historic market place. This church is part of the Reformation and has roots with Detrich Bonhoeffer's... More 

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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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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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Escondido, California
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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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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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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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