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Address: Herrngasse, 91541 , Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany

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Beautiful place to worship or just reflect in peace

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2016
ColoradoTraveler2go
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Landstuhl, Germany

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Landstuhl, Germany
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4 of 5 stars 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 some respect when visiting.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Very cool, super old 14th century church. Free entry makes it enticing for travelers on a budget. There are various donation boxes around for you to choose what you would like to donate to in support of the church maintenance, music, etc. Lots of art and artifacts from the 1600s and 1700s and earlier, and there is a free "brief... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

This church is fantastic. So much history, so much character. It was incredibly quiet while we were there so pictures have turned out great.

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melb
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

You can always rely on the simplicity of a franciscan church to take you to a more contemplative space. Here in the tourist heart of Rothenburg, so close to the Markplatz and even closer to the Galgengasse gate, you can experience the same pure removal from the medieval and baroque sensuality of the other churches.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Not one of the top things to see or do in Rothenburg but if you have some spare time than it's worth a visit and it's free.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

A beautiful church to visit. After being in places where the churches are very baroque, the simplicity of this church was lovely. A lady was in the church, willing to talk about the church and its history ( in English too).

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a very simple church in a very old city. You must remember this is a small town and the church is to scale

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Denver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a pretty Franciscan church. We just had a short stop to look at it and like many churches, it was pretty. Not overly fancy or ornate. If you are looking for that, you won't find it here. It was not a bit ostentatious. Just a nice place to worship. It seems more a functioning church for the locals... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

In tourist center found out that there was to be an organ concert at 6:00pm at this church. So we went. Yes, admission was free but the organ played about 20 minutes and the other 40 minutes was a sermon in German. I also felt pressure to contribute to the collection plate. Beware, there is no "free lunch".

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