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A small baroque church with a rich interior

The Helig-Geist Spital church has a beautiful painted façade which helps prepare the visitor for... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
John-Kaye5
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Most photographed Church in Füssen

Heilig-Geist Spitalkirche used to serve the old hospital in Füssen.The origional church was gothic... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
Pat R
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Fussen, Germany
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

The Helig-Geist Spital church has a beautiful painted façade which helps prepare the visitor for the rich baroque interior that is quite overpowering. It is close by the museum and river so it is easily seen when visiting these. As it quite small it does...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Heilig-Geist Spitalkirche used to serve the old hospital in Füssen.The origional church was gothic and built in the 15th century.It was destroyed by fire in 1733.The church was rebuilt between 1748-49 in the Rococo style.The church is the most photographed church in the city due...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

By doing the old town Fussen walk this is one of the features you will come across. Hard to miss as a very colourfull exterior and sits right on the intersection near the bridge over the River Lech. Nice inside, well worth spending some time...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Barock splendour, easy stroll from city centre, well maintained church, gilded ceilings, altars and numerous paintings.

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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Lovely church very much in the tradition of southern German Catholicism. Airy and bright, very ornate in places, it's worth a moment to poke your head in and look around.

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

A small church located in Fussen, you can not miss its colorful exterior. Step inside and notice the very old collection box as well as the old vintage holy water container. There is a sign on the side of the church explaining the church's history.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

The Heilig-Geist-Spitalkirche is an especially beautiful place of worship, located in the middle old town the city Füssen, built in 1748 it's impressively colorful rococo, one of the most popular interest place in the city. The church is open every day from 8:30 to 18:00,...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2016

It might be trite but "small but perfectly formed" applies very nicely to this church. Many of the baroque churches we saw in Bavaria tried to cram decoration into every corner of the building. This one avoided that trap and not only because of its...More

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