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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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Amazing beautiful and the best church to date

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

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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Lakeland, Tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

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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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We didn't have time to join the queues to see Neuschwanstein, and my husband remembered this Unesco World Heritage Church was in the area, so we found it. It was a foggy cold day and I was a bit unwilling to get out of the car. However, when we opened the heavy door of the church and saw the beautiful... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at this church on a bus tour to Neuschwanstein and in some ways I enjoyed it more than the castle. It absolutely exceeded my expectations and was so stunningly perfect and beautiful. Yes, it's over the top but that's the style. It's been exceptionally maintained. It is cold inside so wear your coats. We also enjoyed the homemade... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We particularly drove out of our way to see this church. It is in the middle of nowhere. The church is absolutely garish and over the top - I know that this is the baroque style but the atmosphere in the original tiny little chapel ( so easily overlooked near the car park ) is far more affecting than this... More 

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north carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This church, in the middle of nowhere it seems, is very special and the inside is spectacular. It's amazing to think that it was built this far out in the country but it has been well taken care of. We are so glad to our private tour with Max from Radius Tours was able to stop here.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The church is a baroque masterpiece, paintings are in excellent condition and the church is still used for regular services. Very cold inside in January, take a jacket but that the church is free to visit and pictures can be taken is a plus. Only downside isn't the church's fault, it's in the middle of nowhere, we visited on a... More 

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Tampa, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Interesting quick stop to this church famous for healing the sick. Churches are not heated and very cold in winter.

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