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Great lighting!

Very old church, great atmosphere, not too luxurious, with a rebuild part that has beautiful... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Akxsel
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Rotterdam
via mobile
Beautiful restored church

Has some of the prettiest stained gall in the Palatinate. Well restored after the WW II damage. The... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Bear H
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Katharinenstrasse, 55276 Oppenheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This protestant church is worthwhile to visit, since it is pretty majestic for the small town. It speaks of past wealth and importance and pride of the people of Oppenheim. Given it’s protestant, don’t expect too much to see inside besides the glass windows.

Thank Gabi H
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Very old church, great atmosphere, not too luxurious, with a rebuild part that has beautiful lighting.

Thank Akxsel
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Has some of the prettiest stained gall in the Palatinate. Well restored after the WW II damage. The windows are new from the 1980 period. One of the most ornate and largest churches in the part of the Rhine valley. Contains many funerary monuments from...More

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

St. Catherine's Church is regarded as an important Gothic church building on the Rhine and is as inspiring as those cathedrals in Cologne and Strasbourg. Construction of this massive structure began probably in 1225. It now, with the merger of the Lutheran and Reformed congregation...More

1  Thank davidbmarietta241
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church in the outside. Worth the visit once. Big and majestic inside and very quiet and peaceful. It's right in the middle of the city. Wished there was descriptions in English.

1  Thank Naiker
Reviewed 7 February 2017

St Catherine's church in Oppenheim is a complete must if travelling in that area. In fact, visit the old town too with its labyrinth under the city, its ancient market place and 17th century town hall. You could be mistaken for believing you are back...More

2  Thank coralie k
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Enjoyed a christmas concert in this basilika and the acoustics were fantastic. Especially enjoyed the organ music. Took more time afer the concert to view the circular, coloured glass window. Will definitely return.

1  Thank Drehort
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

My cousin suggested we go to this church and I'm so glad we did. It is an old church with wonderful stonework. Don't miss the bone yard at the side of the church. There are supposed to be the bones of about 20,000 people from...More

2  Thank Picky_1_Traveller
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Visiting a little one-horse town in the winelands, one's jaw drops to the floor when you enter this unbelievably beautiful cathedral with its fine detailed lead-glass stained windows, woodwork, statues, and gothic style stone gargoyles on the outside. It reminds one of the Notre D!...More

2  Thank Cape-Town-beach-bum
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I have been bringing people to Germany for 25 years and this church has always been on the agenda. It is a very beautiful church. I love climbing the stairs up to the top of the bell tower. It has a nice pipe organ. I...More

3  Thank terri h
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