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Ulmer Muenster

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It’s a Minster and not a cathedral (it’s Lutheran)

Still the tallest church in the world until the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is complete. Go... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Magnificent Building

This place has to be seen to be believed. Inside are ornate carvings all around and fantastic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Muensterplatz 21, 89073 Ulm, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 June 2009

I love visiting cathedrals. This one begs one to just sit and take it in. From the statues, to the choir loft and the scale of the place. I did not get the chance to climb to the top - I believe it was closed...More

4  Thank baltoteach
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Like most old churches, the inside of the Munster is adorned with dozens of priceless statues, paintings and artefacts. There are plenty of people wandering around with that all too familiar look of revelry in their eyes as they admire all the church's belongings. But...More

3  Thank RandolfQuaid
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Still the tallest church in the world until the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is complete. Go inside. Scaffolding on the side right now. Right outside is a huge square surrounded by mostly modern buildings. Downtown was 80% destroyed in a bombing raid in WWII but...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has to be seen to be believed. Inside are ornate carvings all around and fantastic painted ceilings just the size of it is incredible. If your feeling fit pay your money and climb to the top of the steeple its not easy be...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cathedral is a very nice building and the view from the tower ist awesome. It´s quite a walk up there but it´s worth to do it!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started in 1377 and finished in 1890 it is one of the major church buildings in Germany. Don't miss climbing the 744(?) steps to the top...

Thank Pichuco1
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a long climb to the top of the tallest church in Europe, but once you are at the top the view is amazing. Inside the church there are many things to see and experience.

Thank Jeff_Reid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please visit once you are in Ulm, highest church tower of the world, with clear sky you can see the alps. Glass windows are very famous and nice.

Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The construction of that extraordinarily imposing church began in the fourteenth century at the time the city of Ulm had its territory considerably enlarged. The three first architects executing the church plans from 1377 to 1391 were named Heinrich Parler, Michael Parler and Heinrich Parler...More

Thank periandro
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ulm Minster has the tallest steeple in Europe. This church was a cathedral but is now an Evangelical (Lutheran) church in Ulm. It takes a while to climb up to the top (165m), but once you're up there, it's a great view! The church...More

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ulm is a nice surprise of a city and the Muenster is at the heart of their downtown. The city of Ulm created a peoples square around the beautiful Catholic Church. The church is a real working church that is amazing. Outside you have a...More

Thank jps819
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i did a great and new adventure when i climbed the tallest church in the world, first it was tricky till the first level as my body was trying to adapt to lower oxygen level together with the difficult clockwise rotated stairs but after i...More

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Response from vandordia | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes there are several parking lots/buildings. You have to walk 10 minutes.
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Response from GrinNB | Reviewed this property |
If you're going to the Munster, you really should climb it (if physically able) ... That alone will take an hour.