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St. Mary's Chapel

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Address: Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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This 14th-century Gothic church overlooks the city's popular outdoor...

This 14th-century Gothic church overlooks the city's popular outdoor market.

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Impressive architecture

Even if we could not get inside (they were closing when we got there), it was still a nice architectural monument to admire. Tall and colorful, it cought our eye and we took our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Irina T
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Chisinau, Chisinau, Moldova
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Chisinau, Chisinau, Moldova
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70 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Even if we could not get inside (they were closing when we got there), it was still a nice architectural monument to admire. Tall and colorful, it cought our eye and we took our time to take some pics. One thing seemed weird - there are several small shops at the bottom of the building - you don't expect that... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

St. Mary's Chapel is one of the famous visit spot in Wurzburg. A nice church to visit if you have plenty of time in Wurzburg.

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Luxembourg
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62 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

St. Mary's Chapel was built between 1377-1479 and remains the finest late gothic building in Würzburg. The picturesque façade is really amazing.This old building is particularly notable for its magnificent doorways. Once in the interior one can visit the tomb of Balthasar Neumann, as well as a statue of Konrad von Schaumberg, who died in 1499. During the day the... More 

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Munchendorf, Austria
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226 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

A simple red/white colored block with a tower. No big architectural performance from outside as well as the inside. The market square and the small market with it's stalls is even more attractive than this building.

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Thank enricoBeiWien
melb
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164 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

set in the fine town square, old red St mary's was the least obliterated of the WW2 church 'massacre' and thus the least reconstructed. You walk into the square from any angle and it rises abruptly and welcoming before you. this is a churchgoer's church and it rivals the larger 'Doms' in its preserved historicity and in its piety. The... More 

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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Just as we've expected, Marienkapelle is beautiful inside and outside. It is also very easy to locate right at the Marktplatz.

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Shenandoah Valley
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78 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

From the red and white exterior adorned with sculptures by Tilman Riemenschneider to the unique red and green stonework columns and vaulting inside, this church is unlike most others in Germany, an embodiment of the place Wuerzburg held in the Churches along the valley of the river Main. Thoug it is a small church in comparison toe St Kilian and... More 

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Marienkirche is a great example of a Gothic Hall Church, its soaring height immediately apparent as you enter the great light space. Famous for Tilman Riemanschneider's Adam and Eve on the entry door (now replicated for display), and more of the sculptor's work inside. the simplicity of the building comes as a relief after all that baroque!

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Thank Anny454
Somma Lombardo, Italia
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74 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Its architecture calls your attention so much you will always turn your head at it when passing nearby. Great colors and atractive lines.

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Thank Gabiancarola
Boliden, Sweden
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528 reviews
365 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I think this might be one of the best sights in the city, especially the outside. The architecture is fantastic and its size is quite impressive!

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