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Address: Schlossberg 1, 06484 Quedlinburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Steeped in history

If you are interested in medieval treasures and history you will love it here.The treasures are magnificent-stolen by an American officer in world war two they have been returned... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lee Ann H
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Kissenbrück
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Kissenbrück
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in medieval treasures and history you will love it here.The treasures are magnificent-stolen by an American officer in world war two they have been returned at great cost. Well worth a visit.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place is truely beautiful and the town is quaint. But if you cant read German then read up on the history beforehand. The english notes provided are minimal and do not give much detail. The museum looks good too but again nothing in english. Dissapointed. Other reviewers have noted the same problem. But the town is really worth spending... More 

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Thank Corinne C
Cambridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

For those used to northern European gothic or Italian baroque this place is amazing. We're just not used to the byzantine influences in what is really quite an austere building. The choir is super-elevated over the crypt because that's where the patrician nuns held their services. Particularly of interest is the treasury. Like that of Halberstadt it contains items of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is the most beautiful place in this entire castle. It’s a jewel to admire! It is mainly built in Romanesque style, even though we can see some other styles as well. This is the 4th church built on the tomb of St. Servatius. When I entered the church, I had to stand still and admire every section of the... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This Romanesque church building has many unique architectural features worth noting. The elaborate carvings, the arrangement of the piers and columns in the nave, the elevated sanctuary, and the Domschatz. The entry fee is a bit much, but considering what one pays to get here and stay, it's not much, and the cost of maintaining a 1000 yo structure is... More 

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Thank Craig S
Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

St Servatius is where the first German King, Henry, was crowned a thousand years ago. The church houses a breathtaking display of the Royal Crown Jewels which survived all the European Wars but was looted by an American Officer, Lieutenant Joe Mead, in May 1945. The Government had to buy back the artefacts from the Mead family after 1991.

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Thank Kerry H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Well worth the walk to the top of the hill. Beautiful setting and views. information available in English. Informative but full of dates and sometimes a bit lengthy . Put this on your places to visit.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

When buy your ticket buy for all three parts. The castle, the church and the crypt. This church has an interesting history reaching as far as Texas, U.S.A..

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trondheim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

The church itself is very old, parts from the 11-12th centuries. It was used by the nazis during the war. Please have a look, and then turn to the "Schatzkammer". There are 3, all astoundingly interesting, From a pot from the 1st century, through gospel coffins (Evangeliars) to tapestries from the 12-13th centuries

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

The church is the 4th on the place. Has the tombs of Henry I and his wife and a little treasure chamber with the comb from the 10th century. In the crypt you could see rest of frescoes from the 10th century. However there is a steep hill to reach the church and it is not available if you have... More 

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