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WeisKirche

Wies 12, 86989 Steingaden, Bavaria, Germany
0049 0 8862 93 2 93-0
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Ranked #2 of 3 attractions in Steingaden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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South Burlington, Vermont
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186 reviews 186 reviews
68 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

So peaceful. Beautiful paintings on the walls and ceiling. It's bright in the church so you can really see the paintings. It's a short drive from Fussen and Neuschwanstein Castle. We sat for a little while in the quiet of the church to enjoy it. You do pay for parking, and there is a very clean .50 WC at the... More

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Oklahoma
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167 reviews 167 reviews
99 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My rating is from seeing the church only through the back entrance window, as mass was going on and we would have entered in the middle of it. Through the window, it didn't look significantly different than the Oberammergau church. Our recommendation is to try to be sure you have time to go in, that you are at a beginning... More

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Roswell NM
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

A tiny chapel wasn't big enough to house the statue of Christ in tears, so a bigger church was built to allow pilgrims to come see this miracle for themselves. Located in a meadow far away from any heavily populated area, the word I heard from our group was 'WOW'. We read accounts of miraculous hearings which have occurred after... More

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

a must visit if you are in the area. walk around, look at the organ.. the mix of gold and white is outstanding and lovely. it is simple and not over crowded in its decoration. loved it!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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243 reviews 243 reviews
137 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We were on a coach trip which allowed use 20 minutes to visit this church. The interior is undoutably very good but we saw several churches in Munich which are even more spectacular than this one. If this is the only church that you have visit, then you will probably think that it is unbelieveable, but there are many other,... More

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NC USA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
48 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I've been to numerous Bavarian baroque churches and have to agree that the WeisKirche is the king of them all. Too bad it is surrounded by souvenir hucksters and beer slingers, but inside it is another world. Was it appropriate to spend so much money building such lavishly decorated churches? Something to ponder amongst the splendor.

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London, United Kingdom
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85 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

-make it this one. Unassuming from the outside through the door is like stepping into a inverted wedding cake. It is almost too much to take in. We especially admired the ceiling painting with the door of Heaven.

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Milano
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Beautifully decorated baroque interior, all white and gold around a magnificent tromp l'oeil. Breathtaking!

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tampa, FL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
33 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The first time I visited this church, it was under a complete overhaul and all of the sculptures and paintings and decorations were completely covered. Since it is out of the way, I was terribly disappointed at not being able to see the church's interior But a few years ago I was determined to try again and glad I did.... More

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United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

It was a amazing walk down to the Altar in this church all made of Gold by Ludwig, one enters with a scarf atop the head out of respect to catholisim like a lace mantilla , if you visit I have never seen Grass so green outside of this Catherdral..

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