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Address: Kath Kuratiekirchenstiftung "St. Joseph" meadow | Wies 12, D-86989 Steingaden, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0049 - (0) 8862 - 93 2 93-0
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Description: This medieval church stands on the southern stretch of the Romantic Road.

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We took back roads to Wies church (count on our GPS to make it interesting) and began to doubt we had the right location when suddenly the church came into view. The inside of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We took back roads to Wies church (count on our GPS to make it interesting) and began to doubt we had the right location when suddenly the church came into view. The inside of the church is beautiful. It is probably one of the more ornate churches I have ever visited. It actually was quite easy to get to as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I love churches. I love "baroque/rococco". So I was in heaven at Wies Kirche. It is well worth the detour. The church is all white with very intricate fresco.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Beautiful church with fantastic interior in to my eyes remote place. Story behind teh schurc and local history impress.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

If you are driving from Munich to Neuschwanstein castle, be sure to stop by the Wies Church, a Rococo jewel on the way that is a UNESCO world heritage site. Beautifully maintained, it has lovely late Baroque/Rococo paintings. If you are Catholic, there is a relic of St. Crescentia and the painting of the scourge of Jesus is said to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

South of Munich there are two massive and extraordinary Baroque/Rococo churches to visit--Ottobeuren and Wieskirche. Do visit at least one on your drive south from Munich to Fussen. We chose Wieskirche and were stunned by the magnificent and opulent beauty of this church. Better yet, a Mass was being conducted when we entered. Ottobeuren is larger, but this place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Wieskirche has World Heritage listing for good reason- it is regarded as one of the finest examples of Rococo architecture in Germany, anywhere. If you are at all interested in art and architecture, make the effort to pay a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My most favorite church in the very country side. I can't express how beautiful is, so I write here just sooo amazing! In summer, it's beautiful under the good sunshine and green nature. But in winter is also beautiful in the deep show. Every scene you can see is white. There are a kiosk (+ souvenir shop) and a restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This was my third visit to the Wieskirche but the first time I had a chance to walk around, to get a close look at the lovely interior, the detail and variety of design. A beautiful Dutch choir sang three beautiful anthems, making good use of the building's wonderful acoustics. This enhanced our experience and enjoyment of this lovely church.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a pilgrimage church that got very popular when more people had money--in the 18th Century, so the baroque, roccoco style is absolutely stunning, but perhaps a little too much. One of the more beautiful churches in the area, although Ettal and Oberammergau churches are also quite beautiful. The scourged savior statue is interesting and what the pilgrimage derived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

amazing interior decoration. Must be seen to be believed. Easy to park. The interior is so intricately decorated that it quite takes your breath away when you enter.

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Address: Address: Kath Kuratiekirchenstiftung "St. Joseph" meadow | Wies 12, D-86989 Steingaden, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0049 - (0) 8862 - 93 2 93-0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Steingaden

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