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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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Never expected such an ornate church in a cow pasture

It's a little off the beaten path, but not far from all the castles in the Fussen area. Rumor has it that tears were seen on a carved wooden of Christ. The current church, built... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It's a little off the beaten path, but not far from all the castles in the Fussen area. Rumor has it that tears were seen on a carved wooden of Christ. The current church, built in a rococo, Italianish style is a beautiful homage to the miracle of the tears. It should be on your "must see" list is you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great church with a fantastic ceiling with different paintings! Very beautiful! No fees charged to visit the church!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was a church that could be seen to represent the pinnacle of the Rococco style, in an amazing location, surrounded by green fields. It is a UNESCO world heritage site, and definitely worth visiting.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Okay its beautifull, but it also just another beautifull church. Visit is free, parking not. Related museum is only limited open.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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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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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