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A must do for Catholics

We love this place, it is full of history and love and peace. Take the time to look at all the... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2017
Nate C
Ellensburg, Washington
A very special place

Altötting is a definitely a special, beautiful and spiritual place. Alone the history here is... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
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Kapellplatz, 84503 Altotting, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8671 506219
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Central to the square, this small chapel is worth a visit (even for the non-Catholics). The silver icons that surround the figure of the Madonna were intricate and plentiful.

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

We love this place, it is full of history and love and peace. Take the time to look at all the paintings outside that tell great stories then head inside to praise Mary.

Thank Nate C
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Altötting is a definitely a special, beautiful and spiritual place. Alone the history here is impressive.

Thank Steirasepp
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

I am not particularly religious, just live life by christian values, but my husband surprised me with a visit to this chapel on our drive to Regensburg. I was absolutely amazed by the thousands of paintings outside and inside. Once inside you experience a peace...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is a Holy and prayerful place and wonderful to visit. A full days visit is great although there are many programmes and activities that might be available in the Summer season.

Thank Charmane W
Reviewed June 15, 2017

This little chapel has one of the very rare Black Madonnas. The church is small but very ornate and absolutely beautiful. We were fortunate enough to visit during the Holy Pentecost. This brings an annual pilgrimage of several thousand to the chapel.

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed October 17, 2016

My wife and I were in Erding for a couple of days. Drove to Altotting, so glad we did. We got there in time to hear mass in Latin, took communion. I don't have a rich enough vocabulary to describe the Heilige Kapelle if you...More

Thank JCS07
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Inspirational Chapel at the heart of Catholic Bavaria with the hearts of the Bavarian Royal Family and the wooden Black Madonna Statue. Very Moving.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Different than the other churches in the inner square, this one is a small one but it has a spiritual side. Lots of hand sketches on the outer walls, drawn for appericiation to Maria against ilnesses and other bad things. Inside of the church is...More

Thank Umut Y
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Many reasons to visit: place where the heart of Ludwig II is kept (with the ones of the other royals of this family). Also: doesn't matter if you are catholic, protestant or just of a serious spiritual bend, the place will soooooothe you. There are...More

Thank robert43041
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