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St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche)

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Although often overshadowed by the tremendous Martinsdom, this cathedral is notable for its dazzling Chagall stained-glass windows.
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Kleine Weissgasse 12, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful windows and wonderful cloister (through the glass doors). No info/signs in English that I could see but easy enough to look up on your phone. They recommend 1€ for church upkeep but this is voluntary. Small shop selling postcards, books etc.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chad1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The big drawcard is the windows by an aging Marc Chagall (died 1985), which became necessary to replace earlier windows destroyed during the second world war. The church dates from 990 and has a double choir, one at each end. There is also a pleasant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rex06
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Famous for stained glass windows designed by Chagall so that we visited there. It's quite beautiful. Getting through the historical entrance door, windows are breathtaking.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank nobuhiro k
Reviewed November 3, 2018

A large church that is a bit out of the center of the city . The Chagall windows are amazing . Abit of a climb to get here but worth every Step

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Steven H
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Beautiful church with fantastic windows designed by Chagall. The church is situated in a calm area and it is very relaxing just to walk around the church and have a good look at Mainz.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a little bit apart from some of the bigger tourist attractions in Mainz, but worth a visit for its stained glass windows by Marc Chagall. As my friends in Mainz have told me, the minister of the church travelled each year to Chagall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Windows are blue in color in fact all different shades of blue. Very nice. Huge Church. A must see if you are in Mainz. Time well spent.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

A jud come back to Germany after the second war to created a religuos space for the catholic. Only with this is a monument for the tolerance. In add, the experience is wonderful and we wanted to proud in this church. Thanks Chagall.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Take the historic streets to the numerous stone stairs, to arrive outside at the back of the church. This is an enjoyable scenic route, observing homes and businesses in buildings of the medieval time period. After you climb the hill of stairs, you can walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Melissa R
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The church has magnificent stained glass windows. The rest of the church looks pale by comparison to the windows. Worth it just to see the windows. Hope for a sunny day.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Fariha F
July 21, 2018|
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Response from cprofct | Reviewed this property |
I spent about an hour, and purchased the English guide book. But the windows could be quickly viewed in about 20 minutes.
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conejoambrozy
July 20, 2017|
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It is free entry and free admission
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