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Impressive church

Entrance is free, so its definitely something for travellers on a budget. Inside its bright and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Christine_sing
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Goldkronach, Germany
Unexpected

Stunning interior and worth waiting until full hours to listen to the clock work. The basilica is... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2015
Tim M
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Budapest, Hungary
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23 Oct 2016
“Impressive church”
2 Aug 2016
“Beautiful church on top of hill”
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Balthasar-Neumann-Str. 2, 91327 Gossweinstein, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Entrance is free, so its definitely something for travellers on a budget. Inside its bright and grand. since the ceiling and walls are in white and light blue with lots of stucco, the overall impression is not depressing as some baroque churches can be. The...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Its a beautifully constucted basilica located on top of the hill. Nearby area is beautiful and evenings can be quite pleasant.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Stunning interior and worth waiting until full hours to listen to the clock work. The basilica is set in a charming village with good lunch and dining opportunities.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 6 June 2013

I absolutely love visiting this church, I spent many years in my childhood here and it still fascinates me to this day! It simply takes your breath away....a must see if you're in the area!

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Desiree H
Reviewed 28 April 2013

It is a fantastic Gothic architecture. Very ornate. A church service was going on and the music we heard was really beautiful. Would have like to have gone in the church and looked around, but that wasn't possible.

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank W0rldtraveler48
Reviewed 13 September 2012

The town of Gossweinstein has a beautifull roccoco basilica that is really worth having a look at the outside and the interior

Date of experience: October 2011
1  Thank Erik1964_12
Reviewed 15 August 2012

It's a very nice place. I've been there several times. There are several good guest houses and hotels. .

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Daniels707
Reviewed 15 November 2010

Just to get an English review in here - a pretty church, a small town with several tourist shops (open on Sunday). Exterior is prettier than the interior. Make sure you walk around the outside the church, and perhaps up to the cross on the...More

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