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Church of St. John the Baptist (Eglise de St-Jean Baptiste)

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Address: Rue Munster, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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CHURCH of St.John the Baptiste

This new church of St John Baptiste was built by the Benedictine monks in1500 in the suburb of Grund. The Neumunster Abbey consisted of a church and 4 wings enclosing on inner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 27, 2015
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Beautiful and astonishing interior. Well preserved over time. It is so very quiet that one will get lost in time. A good place to sit and search one's soul. If you love history, this is one place to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This new church of St John Baptiste was built by the Benedictine monks in1500 in the suburb of Grund. The Neumunster Abbey consisted of a church and 4 wings enclosing on inner courtyard; During th French Revolution, authorities expropriated the Church of St, John, the abbey was altered so as to be a house of military hospital, and the abbey... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This is a lovely church, high and light, with splendid tall columns and a feeling of worship. In a busy city, it is good to spend time here to reflect and pray.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This lovely Church, which dates back to the seventeeth century, is tucked away on Rue Munster, next to the river. Whilst not overly ornate compared to other European Catholic Churches, the interior is beautiful with it's vaulted ceiling and baroque altar. Don't miss the revered 'Black Madonna' icon in the side chapel. When I vsited I had the church all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stepped inside only briefly and I don't know the full history, but this was one of many beautiful Churches in Luxembourg City.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

A most beautiful building check out the ceilings !

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