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Address: Am Markt, 74523 Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Fascinating Church

I always take visitors here to see the fascinating collection of art and statues in this magnificent church, its well worth a visit. I only wish I knew more about it so I could... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2015
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Schwabisch Hall, Germany
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Schwabisch Hall, Germany
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I always take visitors here to see the fascinating collection of art and statues in this magnificent church, its well worth a visit. I only wish I knew more about it so I could explain the history to my guests.

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Red Deer, Canada
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Absolutely stunning cathedral. I especially loved how intricately the ceiling was painted and all the artwork. You can get an amazing view of Schwabisch Hall from the top of the tower, but be prepared for a dizzy, sweaty adventure up countless spiral stairs.

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Seaham
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This beautiful church sits in an elevated position on the market square with fabulous views of the Town hall and surrounding buidings. We visited during the day so were unable to see the theatrical performances which take place on the steps of the church at weekends, but that didn't matter as the church is what we were really hoping to... More 

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Thank Sue_Morrison
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

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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Thank ConnoisseurGal
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34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Thank Larry W
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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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Oxford MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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