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“Chagall stain windows”

St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche)
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Wiesbaden and Mainz Day Trip from Frankfurt
Ranked #1 of 58 things to do in Mainz
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Owner description: Although often overshadowed by the tremendous Martinsdom, this cathedral is notable for its dazzling Chagall stained-glass windows.
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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“Chagall stain windows”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

One of the best examples of Chagall's stained windows other than the ones in Zurich and Metz. St Stephen's church is easy to walk to from the old town.

Visited May 2013
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“Chagall's windows”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

Ancient church with stormy at times history and a lot of WWII damage. Chagall worked here shortly before his death and created several stain glass windows. They are amazing and beautiful and will make you stare for a few minutes.

Visited June 2013
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“Marc Chagall worked here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

The church has really very ancient history but current building is from 13th and 14th century. It is reportedly the oldest Gothic church in upper Reine district. It was damaged during the WWII but rebuilt in 60th and early 70th. Marc Chagall created here nine stain glass windows.

Visited June 2013
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“Chagall Windows”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

St. Stephen is located somewhat above the city and offers an incredible view. The steep and narrow walk up Gau Gasse takes you past old and new buildings to St Stephen. The Chagall windows were created by Marc Chagall between 1978 and 1985. Take the walk down hill toward the Dom and the old part of the city or as it is know "Die Altstadt" through narrow streets.

Visited March 2014
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“Unique Artistic Gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

Although St. Stephan's seems like a standard church from the outside, I highly recommend that you see it while visiting Mainz. It is a unique church with Marc Chagall's blue stained glass windows that depict detailed biblical stories in a creative way. Entrance is free and it will only cost you a walk up the hill. Don't miss it!

Visited October 2013
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