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Wallfahrtskirche Basilika Birnau

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Never in my life have I seen such a Church. So ornate, beautiful, peaceful and sumptuous. Not only... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Frances L

I visit lots of old churches. This has long been one of my favorites. A rococo gem overlooking... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Never in my life have I seen such a Church. So ornate, beautiful, peaceful and sumptuous. Not only that but it sits in surroundings of vineyards and lakes. Utterly breathtaking

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Frances L
Reviewed 19 October 2018

I visit lots of old churches. This has long been one of my favorites. A rococo gem overlooking beautiful Lake Constance!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Bathed in pinks, whites and gold, the Rococo architecture is truly heavenly. Think of a concert of angels as you view the paintings and statuary and especially take note of the famous "honey gourmet/licker" angel. Take a seat in a pew and enjoy the peace,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Southern Gerrmany, especially Bavaria and Swabia (with the 'Oberschwäbische Barockstrasse'), is well known for its Late Baroque and Rococo churches. One of the most beautiful examples is the Pigrimage Church of Birnau, high above the 'Überlinger See', the northwestern finger of Lake Constance. Already the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

A great place to enjoy a perfect view on a summer day. The Basilika itself is very impressive with lits of coulorful paintings at ceiling and walls. Great and breathtaking atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

This beautiful church cannot fail to impress-even if you are not a church goer! The light, happy atmosphere of the interior and the exquisite art of murals and statues gives the visitor a good impression of baroque art. The church is off the beaten track,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Basilica Birnau is a very lovely pilgrimage Baroque church built in 1746-1749 for the Cistercians monastery of nearby Salem. It is located high above Lake Constance, dominating the surrounding countryside between Meersburg and Überlingen, with easy access by car from B31. The church interior is...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Helmut S
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The view of lake Konstanz alone would justify a stop. The inside of the church is breath taking. There is a vineyard next to it. A small café is available with items for sale.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is as lovely as the view from the vinyard. take some time and soak it in. Buy a candle, say a prayer, donate to its upkeep. It will do your heart good.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Trent B
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This old church is by the lake Constanz and is very beautiful. Outside there is a grapeyard and a beautiful scenery over the lake Constanz. It is very beautiful inside with high ceilings and great paintings and sculptures. You are not allowed to take photographs...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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