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place of worship for hundreds of years

After 3 days in this region I came to expect a certain look at some churches and this one did not... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
R_G_Baker
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Russell, New Zealand
Very interesting

This former Catholic, now Evangalisch (Lutheran) church has quite a history. Named for St. Stephen... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
mickeyd54456
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Austin, Texas
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21 Sep 2018
“Artwork and history. No frescos”
17 Jun 2017
“place of worship for hundreds of years”
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This is a church worth seeing. But if you are a regular European church visitor it is not in the top ten list. There is some oil on canvas here but no use of frescos. It is a good example of the architecture for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

After 3 days in this region I came to expect a certain look at some churches and this one did not disappoint. The difference between a protestant and a catholic church is already striking but when that catholic church has a overly baroque interior it...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

This former Catholic, now Evangalisch (Lutheran) church has quite a history. Named for St. Stephen the Deacon, the first Christian martyr, there is a depiction of the stoning in a dome on the ceiling. Sit down look up and absorb. Spend some time there looking...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank mickeyd54456
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A somewhat steep climb up either Stephansberg or Eisgrube will get you to the Lutheran church of St. Stephans, built, added to, and restored over several different periods. According to on-site literature, the church was founded around 1007 by Heinrich II as a collegiate church,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

St. Stephens church is rather plain on the outside but the interior is superb. It is actually much more ornate than the Dom. Not far from the center and close to the Cathedral. Take the time to visit both and compare.

Date of experience: July 2016
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