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Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche)

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Marktpl., 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 21117
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must stop if you are touring the city. Make sure you make the climb up to see the view of the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heiliggeistkirche or Church of the Holy Spirit stands at the center of the Marktplatz. We entered the church and visited its Gothic interior in red and white bricks and stone and then up the baroque bell tower (1 euro each) where we had a beautiful...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 15 January 2019

We were lucky to find an Advent organ and trumpet concert for an evening we were in Heidelberg. This is a magnificent church. No much gold leaf and a lot of decoration but simple and beautiful. The organ is unbelievable and the Advent concert was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat124
Reviewed 6 January 2019

As others have stated, this church does not seem to attract the number of visitors that others in town do. However, those that do not walk in are missing something special. This church is calm and serene and lovely in it's own right.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Thousands of tourists trotting by, and few take the time to enter and sit a few minutes in the serenity and peaceful quiet of the famous old church. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Intlxpatr
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Personally, i like the other nearby church more but this is worth visiting as well.. Rather old looking and makes one thinks of the history and what it has gone through.....

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Faith F
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This gem of a place was ethereal and surreal! Please do visit the tower as well for a nominal price. I just sat there for an hour and was seeped in the beautiful silence and calmness.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Not the biggest—or grandest—of German churches, but it stands proudly on old Heidelberg’s Market Plaza. The Church is a survivor. It stood calmly undamaged through war after war, even World War II when Heidelberg was unbombed. It was an open city. With its tower finished...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Beautiful stain glass windows are the best part of this church. Very pretty inside but not over the top like so many of the period.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This church has the tomb of Rupert III and information up about scholarly works. I think that it refers to works about the catechism, but they were only in German, and were a bit above my level. The building is very handsome. and well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia M
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13 January 2019|
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Response from Nadia C | Reviewed this property |
5 euros
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There is no entrance fee to this Church.