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St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche)

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Address: Kleine Weissgasse 12, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 06131231640
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Although often overshadowed by the tremendous Martinsdom, this cathedral is...

Although often overshadowed by the tremendous Martinsdom, this cathedral is notable for its dazzling Chagall stained-glass windows.

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Beautiful Chargall windows

Similar places to visit: (1) Musée Marc Chagall, Nice, France; (2) Fraumünster, Zurich, Switzerland; (3) Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence, France (not by Marc Chagall but by Henri... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Similar places to visit: (1) Musée Marc Chagall, Nice, France; (2) Fraumünster, Zurich, Switzerland; (3) Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence, France (not by Marc Chagall but by Henri Matisse).

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This St. Stephan's Cathedral was just so beautiful inside. The tranquillity wich given by the estetical windows, is just breathtaking! Go and find yourself there.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whilst walking around seeing the sights, we had dropped into a shop to buy something, in a chat the shopkeeper suggested it would be worthwhile checking out this church. It is on top of a hill so a bit of a walk, but once inside you realize it is well worth the effort. Inside are beautiful blue stained glass windows... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were fortunate to be able to slip into this church near the end of the afternoon. A man was playing the organ--practicing, I believe--and his music very much enhanced our visit. The organ itself is very tall and looks spectacular. The windows, by Chagall, were not what I expected. The color blue really predominates. The windows surrounding the altar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You may realize from the title of this review that Chagall had something to do with is church. Yes, this small church located in Mainz has some spectacular stain glass windows by the artist. It is worth the visit. You don't need much time here unless you walk into a organ performance. In fact, check to see if there will... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've countless cathedrals, but I must say these stained glass windows are special! Whilst they are modern, they are beautiful! Well worth a look if you're in Mainz.

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is located on top of a hill in the city of Mainz - a bit out of the city centre, but definitely worth a visit. When you walk in you'll immediately notice the blue light coming through the windows designed by Marc Chagall. Truly beautiful!

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Mainz, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is known for its famous windows designed by Marc Chagall and definitely worth being visited for them. I want to add that the church also hides a beautiful cloister that you can enter after crossing the inside of the church and exiting through the glass door. It surrounds a quiet little garden and has some rooms with ancient... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go on a sunny day to see the light filtering through the Chagall windows. The walk up to the church is quite nice and it is a quiet place of the town. Strictly average otherwise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The St Stephans Church and its story are a marvel to discover in Mainz. The Chagall windows are amazing particularly when you hear the history of the church and how these windows werr realized. Must see in Mainz

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