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Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross (Stiftskirche)

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Address: Stiftsstrasse 12 | Mitte, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 711 294292
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While a traditional architectural style on the outside is visible, inside is quite modern! One of the staff was able to explain some of the history behind the church and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While a traditional architectural style on the outside is visible, inside is quite modern! One of the staff was able to explain some of the history behind the church and the crypt, very interesting. I am glad I bumped into this church! Worth a quick look, it's different to other churches I've seen around Germany.

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Perugia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

This church was damaged during World War II but has been completely restored. The architecture is a composite from different ages which makes it truly unique. It's obviously a much loved church by the populace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Nice church to visit when in Stuttgart especially during the Christmas time. It is simple inside but very nice from the outside especially during sunset with all the Christmas stalls around it.

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We were touring the Christmas Market in Schillerplatz and decided to give this church a look see. The interior is nothing special but the exterior provided a great backdrop for photos of the colorful Christmas market. This was especially so at dusk with the multi colored sky as the sun set.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Built in the early 12th century it was destroyed in 1944 during World War II. It was rebuilt in 1958. Lots of stain glass windows and much of the construction used original stone. Was a Catholic Church but changed to Evangelical. There is an admission charge to help with continued renovation. Very active church in the community

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We did not actually go inside the church but walked by and enjoyed the view and the small peaceful square that it is located in. Worth passing by.

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Billinge, Lancashire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

A mix of Ancient modern historical church, charming character. medieval outer architecture, apparently damaged a lot in WW11 and subsequently rebuilt portion is the modern part, very contrasting and pleasant feel, beautiful stained glass.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Beautiful church, stunning stained glass & carved statues. Take 15 mins of your time to enjoy a little bit of heaven

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

This is a beautiful looking church that has been rebuilt to resemble a medieval church that was originally built here! Apparently one of the few historical churches.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS is one stunning looking church in an area with the best architecture in Stuttgart. I love to visit the main tourist site's of any city i visit and this area was at the very top of my list of place's to visit. Stuttgart was reduced to rubble during WW2 and this church did'nt... More 

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