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Markt 1, 56329 Sankt Goar, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make certain you visit this late-Gothic church with stained-glass windows and city views from its tower. The ornately painted 15th-century City Hall is topped with a functioning astronomical clock. Built by Peter von Koblenz in 1470. The stained glass windows were designed by Peter Hemmel...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NotAFoodSnobFromNY
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The construction of this church dates back to the 11th century and until the time of the Reformation, it was a popular pilgrimage destination to the tomb of St. Goar. Construction of the tower started in the 15th century. Remarkable is that this church was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed May 3, 2018

This is definitely a cute church and if you are here, you should visit. That being said, it is not a particularly spectacular church. What is nice is that the church has an active community. There are nice murals. An observant person will see who...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank D742NXkareng
Reviewed January 28, 2016

I always go into the churches in Europe. this is a nice small church. Nice architecture. Worth the time to look inside.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank terri h
Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice very old church. It has some beautiful frescos that date back to the 15th century. You visit this church quickly and take everything in.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed October 15, 2015

The church crypt dates back to 11th century and the tower was started in 1469. Reconstruction was completed in 1891. Great view of this church from the river.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Kent S
Reviewed October 8, 2015

Enjoyed statue of St. Goar on the side of the church. St. Goar aka Sankt Goar is patron saint of innkeepers, potters, and vine growers.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Asa B
Reviewed September 24, 2014

This church of St. Goar, past from Catholic to Protestant. You can see a lot of older artistic elements, like the crypt of St. Goar, from the 12th century with frescoes of the 15th century. The town, later was give the name of the Saint.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Road20years
Reviewed July 3, 2014

A surprise, the parish church of St. Goar, though Protestant, retains much older artistic elements from its days as a Catholic Church. This includes the crypt of St. Goar, reportedly dating back to the XIIth century and extensive primitive frescoes of the late XVth century....More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank lawyerrambling
Reviewed December 9, 2012

It is worthwhile to stop here and take in this amazing old church. Originally a Catholic church, today it is Protestant. Building began around the 6th century and continued at various point over the next 400 years or so. The hermit priest St. Goar came...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Jinna50
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