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“Do the Tower” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche)

Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche)
Marktpl., Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Ranked #15 of 53 Attractions in Heidelberg
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Do the Tower”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Pay the Euro or Euro Fifty donation to go up the bell tower. The walk up is a neverending, closed off spiral staircase but that is part of the charm!

The view from the tower is spectacular and gives you 360 views of Old Town Heidelberg. One of my favorite parts of my day in the town.

Visited April 2013
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“Heavenly :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

What a wonderful architectural jewel and the historic impact is truly worth a visit. For just 2 Euro you can climb the 200 steps to the Church Tower and the view is truly magnificent. It is so fascinating to be in a a church that switched hands between Catholics and Lutherans back and forth...

Visited April 2013
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Müllheim, Germany
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“Heiliggeistkirche Heidelberg”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The Heiliggeistkirche lies right on the River Neckar and also at the edge of the Old City. Do visit it as it is not only a beautiful church but it also has plenty of historical information. So do take your time for it. In the summer time it is the perfect place of course to get out of the heat. I used to sing in the choir there and remember its wonderful acoustics.

Visited April 2012
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Eisenach, Germany
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“A nice old church”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Nice old church, situated right in the middle of Markplatz. The entrance is free :). Around the building there is a minibazar where you can buy souveniers. Interestingly, the price are lower as you leave the pathway towards the Old Bridge and head towards Hotel zum Ritter.

Visited March 2013
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Stuttgart, Germany
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“Nice Climb--Average Site”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

The best part of this site was paying a couple of euros each to climb the 200+ steps to the top. The views and photos were terrific up there. As for the church itself, it was very plain with not much to see. Its history speaks for itself, but as a tourist attraction--which is of course not its only function--it's a low priority stop when your time is short.

Visited March 2013
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