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Franziskanerkirche

Herrngasse, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Not Spectacular But It is a Nice Stop

This Church is conveniently located and is free. While simply adorned, that is part of its charm... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Glenn M
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Fremont, California
Average

Nothing special. Just another church. Not a highlight of this beautiful city. I wouldn't waste my... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
eduardops60
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Herrngasse, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

This Church is conveniently located and is free. While simply adorned, that is part of its charm. If you enjoy superb wood carving, you'll find it here as well. A church doesn't have to grand and opulent to be enjoyed, and this very old church...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Nothing special. Just another church. Not a highlight of this beautiful city. I wouldn't waste my time here.

Thank eduardops60
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I have visited more exciting churches but I did stop in for a quick peek. I enjoy seeing churches but others may not. It is centrally located so stop in for a peek if walking by.

Thank bbeerbower
Reviewed June 14, 2017

This old (1285) church is the oldest in town. It is very simple outside and in. There is little artwork inside but the altar is another church by Tilman Riemenschneider. It is located near the Castle Gate and the Herrnbrunnen.

Thank tank1050
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Both the inside and the outside of this Franciscan Church are very simple. The only adornment on the inside appears to be a few inscribed stones that were added so they would not be destroyed or lost. The church is free to enter and is...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Beautiful old church near the centre of the town, although it does not have all the windows and ceiling painting of other churches , there is real history.

Thank Dieter B
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Don't miss the Tilman Riemenschneider altar of St Francis. There are also 15th and 16th century sculptures.

Thank jmts368
Reviewed September 8, 2016

We stopped in here on our way to the Burggarten and we were not disappointed. The church is not over done which is what we would expect from a Franciscan church. It is worth seeing to see what a Franciscan church is like. It is...More

Thank HerbSydney
Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stopped in here while in town. The doors were opened and we walked straight in. The place is very peaceful and not overrun by people wanting to snap pictures. This is not a fancy cathedral but a living place of worship so please show...More

Thank ColoradoTraveler2go
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Being right across the street from our hotel, we couldn't miss the Franziskanerkirche, but be aware that it is open only during specific hours of the day (14:00-16:00 on Sundays). We found it very worthwhile, and as interesting as Jacob's Church, which is nearby.

Thank Gary H
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