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Speyer Cathedral

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:30
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One of few to escape damage in World War II

As a largely original Romanesque Cathedral dating from the period 1030-1124 it is quite plain... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
Beautiful building

Wonderful old stone work, and not over loaded as many other churches from later periods , has a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bad Soden-Salmunster, Germany
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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
+49 6232 102118
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is really outstanding, the most important landmark in Speyer in my opinion. Although it´s been reconstructed sometimes, it´s surprisingly old and in Romanesque style. Its red sandstone walls can be seen from afar, dominating the town. The sense of monumentality is increased by...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Speyer Cathedral is a very beautiful romanic Cathedral located in the town called Speyer, in the south-west region of Germany. the facade is red and it is one of the romanic cathedrals located in the region with the Cathedral of Mainz and Worms. Also the...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The hightlight in Speyer and definitely a must see. The cathedral is probably the largest church in Romanesque style in the world and together with the cathedrals of Mainz and Worms, part of the three Romanesque Kaiserdome along the Rhine. The construction began in the...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Ineresting church in is not as ornate as other churchs, but large. There are fresco around the higher inside walks. The outside and grounds are more interesting then the inside. If you happen to be i Speyer on sunday you can hear the bells ringing...More

Thank 1sonnybo
Reviewed 25 September 2018

A guided tour with fantastic historical background information, is a must. You can learn more about European History in one hour, than in 6 years School.

Reviewed 20 September 2018

Awe-inspiring cathedral; linger and enjoy the stained glass windows; I hadn't thought through what it would mean that 1000-year-old cathedrals don't have restroom facilities; be prepared for that; did have very nice docents and a lovely gift shop.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Survived two wars being the Palatine War of Succession and (1688-1697) and the French Revolution (1789-1799). Composed of ; Center Nave- Chapel Saint Catherine's-Crypt and adjacent structures.

Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The Speyer Cathedral is almost 1000 years old and a must-see when visiting this part of Germany. This is the largest Romanesque cathedral of the world still standing and a UNESCO world heritage site. While its interior is more simple than expected, it is still...More

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Response from ArBeEdegem | Reviewed this property |
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