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Wies Church

Wies 12 | Kath Kuratiekirchenstiftung St. Joseph meadow, 86989 Steingaden, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8862 932930
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This medieval church stands on the southern stretch of the Romantic Road.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Wies 12 | Kath Kuratiekirchenstiftung St. Joseph meadow, 86989 Steingaden, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8862 932930
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Reviewed yesterday

the church is very beautiful, the Valley and mountains around are just as beautiful. You have to get a car and drive here, take your time enjoy the trip it is one of the best parts of visiting the place. Arrive early before they open...More

Thank kurtaggie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Church might be an understatement. It feels almost like a cathedral, given the scale and the decor. Makes one understand what Luther was ticked off about. I was fortunate enough to be there on a Sunday, so I caught the locals - in full on...More

1  Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One person in our group had been to this church before ... seems like a church out in the countryside, on a farm owned by a family, complete with tourist center and restaurant nearby. Aside from the tourist center, it is not a touristy destination...More

Thank MarieKenny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is located a little off the main road. As we were driving in, it was green pastures all around and then you see the church standing a distance away. There was a mass ongoing when we visited though the organ was not played....More

Thank LizzyHo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought this was closer to town but is actually further on the outskirts. Rolling country side with farms and ponies surround this large ornate church. Very nicely landscaped and surrounded by the usual souvenir shops but also some food places. Was worth the time...More

Thank stephenf497
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful church to tour. The inside is amazing and so well taken care of. They still hold services here and when they are having one the church is not open for touring or photographs

Thank Jim C
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

We only had a short time in the church as Mass was starting, but it was worth the few minutes we were there! So plain on the outside and jaw-dropping beautiful on the inside. They ask that you not take photos and it is understandable....More

Thank Rocki47
Reviewed May 24, 2017

You drive through alpine meadows and villages and suddenly this enormous white church appears. The inside is spectacular. If driving, the parking fee is 2 Euros and the WC is 50 Euro Cents. Both reasonable in our opinion. This is definately worth the visit if...More

Thank Ken and Karen C
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Wow! Never expected such a masterpiece in the middle of the most picturesque setting. No town nearby, truly this church was built on faith. And the Frescas are absolutely fantastic! Must see

Thank BoBahoravitch
Reviewed May 21, 2017

We were driving from Fussen to Oberammergau, to Salzburg and just happened to see a brown informational sign on the side of the road telling us that something of interest was off in that direction. On a whim, we decided to go see what it...More

Thank R4Hand
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June 19, 2017|
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Response from R4Hand | Reviewed this property |
Like a few others, I too had rented a car for the sole purpose of being able to take side trips like this during our planned stops (In this case our drive from Fussen to Salzburg). With that said, I do believe that there is... More
August 11, 2016|
Response from Patricia H | Reviewed this property |
Summertime 8AM to 8PM and wintertime 8am to 5pm. No visitation during church service.