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Speyer Cathedral

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Beautiful building

I did not expect this in just a stop-over town, but this is really a fantastic church with beatiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Freerk_Visser
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Alblasserdam, The Netherlands
Massive Cathedral

The massive Speyer Cathedral towers over a pretty park. The outside is impressive and it's worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MitziMarmot
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Casper, Wyoming
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The cathedral St. Mary and St. Stephen in Speyer is church that is unique in its spiritual, architectural, and historical dimensions. Day for day this house of God, founded in the 11th century, casts its spell on people, serves as a site of...more
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Domplatz 1a | Domplatz, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I did not expect this in just a stop-over town, but this is really a fantastic church with beatiful surroundings. The church itself was closed due to the cold weather but the building itself is already a sight in itself.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The massive Speyer Cathedral towers over a pretty park. The outside is impressive and it's worth the time to check out all of the sides. In spite of it's size, the inside is rather plain for a cathedral, but it's still worth checking it out.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Speyer was a port of call of our cruise on the Rhine with the Amadeus Royal and the Cathedral was the preferred destination of most of the passengers . Built in the 12th century in the Romanesque style of architecture , it was used as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

This enormous cathedral was begun in the 11th century and was the burial place for German emperors for almost 300 years. The crypt is often called the most beautiful in the world.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

This is the biggest romanesque church in Europe, which makes it special. Aside from that, it was a bit devoid of art work. The crypt was rather uninteresting...at € 3.50 perperson. However, if you are in Speyer, you should go see the cathedral.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

September 10, 2018 - As part of a Rhine River cruise, we participated in a walking tour of Speyer. Not long after leaving the dock, we walked by Speyer Cathedral and we were amazed by its size and its architecture. After we left the tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Take the trip to Speyer is a doble win the cathedral is and amazing building but also take a stroll in the town is perfect also you will found many cafes to make a stop and the whole town is very cute

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

Because it is a monument to Western European architecture, because it dominates the current city, because it was first built in the 11th century, because it is beautiful from the outside and from within. Lots of information available in German and English including an audioguide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

As a largely original Romanesque Cathedral dating from the period 1030-1124 it is quite plain inside. The whole building reflects its origins in the 1st and 2nd Centuries. It is also the burial place of medieval Kings and Emperors, whose tombs are set out in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Wonderful old stone work, and not over loaded as many other churches from later periods , has a very soothing atmosphere, definitely worth a look, and you should also take the time to look at the grounds and the park behind the Cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2018
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RAL1983
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Apart from paying parking, there are many places where you can park free for all day, for instance ont the road in front of the Ibis Styles Hotel, a few hundred metres from the Cthedral
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