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St. Paul Church

Rindermarkt, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 851 2372
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Another beautiful church

Europe is full of fantastic churches and this one is no less spectacular than its large cousin up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MaryKop
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Colorado Springs
Another example of beauty in Passau

Passau is full of beautiful churches and this is another one, With a dazzling high alter and side... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Piseu
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Mount Holly, North Carolina
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good46%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“white walls” (7 reviews)
“high altar” (3 reviews)
“old town” (3 reviews)
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Rindermarkt, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 851 2372
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Europe is full of fantastic churches and this one is no less spectacular than its large cousin up the way (St. Stephen's cathedral). beautiful altars, this church is smaller and was reportedly for the wealthier patrons in the area. Worth stopping in.

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Passau is full of beautiful churches and this is another one, With a dazzling high alter and side alters of great beauty, this church is worth a visit.

Thank Piseu
Reviewed 23 June 2017

While St. Stephan's cathedral is the prime draw, and historically for the city elite, St. Paul church follows in the footsteps of Paul...for the everyday person. It is of course impressive in it's own right, but is a contrast to St. Stephens. Definitely worth a...More

Thank Dr-Ing-Dchen
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The tower of this old church dominates the skyline of Passau and can be seen from the Danube River. After seeing the pinkish-brown exterior the amazing interior came as a complete when I first visited six years ago. The walls are white whilst the altar,...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This church is the oldest in Passau. It is near the river Donau, has public parking, close to the Dom Stefan. The exterior is painted in somewhat light pink but the interior is awesome in white walls and the altars were in ebony wood with...More

1  Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

A real contrast to St. Stephens due to the difference in classes attending the church. Interior is stark white in direct contrast to the black altar. Only one small stained glass window tucked away in an corner. Interesting stop to see the contrast.

Thank rc1078
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We discovered this church on our way to St. Stephen's Cathedral. We climbed the what we thought was the front steps of the church only to find the door locked. Later in the day we returned to find a side entrance and were not disappointed...More

Thank Trainbook
Reviewed 14 December 2016

After attending Mass at the Cathedral of St. Stephen, we were walking around and went into this St. Paul Church. The contrast between the two churches is great, but St. Paul is equally beautiful, just in a different way. It is much smaller than the...More

Thank DoctorLane
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Lots of great photo opportunities with this church either from in front, along side, or from the river.

Thank rk821
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The arches inside span long distances. The white walls dramatically frame ebony and gold altars. Side altars are artful yet somber. I felt at home in this Catholic Church.

Thank tom c
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