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An inspirational building

This is one of those imposing churches that offers a quiet place of reflection and much to see... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
marksP3621RP
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A surprise

The is church is very different to other churches. The paintings on the wall were a surprise... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
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9 Apr 2018
“An inspirational building”
9 Aug 2017
“A surprise”
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is one of those imposing churches that offers a quiet place of reflection and much to see - beautiful architecture, sculptures and paintings. Coin operated lights add illumination. The organ sounds magnificent. We have been many times.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The is church is very different to other churches. The paintings on the wall were a surprise. The pulpit has a sculptured story of the birth life and death of Jesus. It has a long history originally being built in the 1200's and rebuilt in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We wandered through this church during our self-guided walking tour through Gengenbach and were amazed at it's beauty and ornateness. There is so much colour and detailing throughout this church for such a small town. It is truly spectacular. Every inch of the walls and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Like so much else in towns like Gengenbach, this is a fairy-tale building. Built before North America was discovered, it is still a working church. It's not Notre Dame, but it shouldn't be - it's a town church. Very nice to visit. Make sure to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This church was very beautiful but with such low lighting it was difficult to see well let alone photograph.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

I didn't go in the church on my first visit to Gengenbach. I corected that mistake on my laterst visit. What a beautiful church.After the town was destroyed by fire in 1689, the church was rebuilt and it has been rennovated a couple of times...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Building of the current monastery church began in 1120 however the Benedictine monks have been here since the 8th Century. Besides from inspecting the impressive interior, also of interest is the herb garden originally planted by monks.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

The Mr and I took a walking tour using a brochure and map we picked up at the tourist office. I highly recommend taking a peek in this beautiful church. I was raised Catholic and truly appreciate the beautiful architecture. Nobody does churches better than...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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