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Beautiful church

One of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen, and I have been in many. The color of the... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
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Breathtaking Church

On a recent visit, we saw many churches in Germany that were very impressive. This one was near... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
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Vierzehnheiligen 2, 96231 Staffelstein, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

One of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen, and I have been in many. The color of the marble is so subtle and gentle. The church itself gives you a very etherial feeling. Really enjoyed seeing it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

We didn't really know much about this place before we found ourselves in Bad Staffelstein but would certainly recommend it. Impressive outside and in and a delight for lovers of baroque architecture and decoration. If you're coming by car don't be conned into paying for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

A lovely pilgrimage church with ornate Baroque furnishings and statues of the the 14 saints seen in a vision by a local girl. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

On a recent visit, we saw many churches in Germany that were very impressive. This one was near the top of the list. What made me write a review was that we were brought here to see a musical concert. Apparently, every Friday afternoon there...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I first visited the pilgrimage church of Vierzehnheiligen forty years ago, and was struck by its baroque splendour. It is not my favorite structure of the kind: Ottobeuren and the Wieskirche are more delightful, in my opinion. But Balthaser Neumann created a splendid church, and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

This church towers over the Main valley - just like the Banz Abbey does on the other side of that valley. But in contrast to Banz this is still a monastery of the Franciscan Order and I think there is a female order as well...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The Late Baroque Baltasar von Neumann's pelerinage church has one of the most outstanding interior that I have seen in my lifetime. Marvelous the structur with the 14 saints in the middle and the high altar. An absolute must in Bavaria.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice church in quiet place in wood on little hill. Impressive. Excelent thing that there are some old brewery just across the church...

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Wummy99
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We walked form Lichtenfels up the tree lines alley towards Vierzehnheiligen. During a beautiful sunny autumn day it was just stunning. We were surprised about the church not being overcrowded with tourists - probably due to the time of the year. The artwork and delicate...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Otti O
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This place takes some getting to especially by public transport but is worth the effort as you see rural Germany and the view from outside the basilica is beautiful but nothing compared to what awaits you inside. The place is baroque run riot in all...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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