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“Magnificent Church!”
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Wies Church
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Owner description: This medieval church stands on the southern stretch of the Romantic Road.
Doha, Qatar
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“Magnificent Church!”
Reviewed 27 May 2013

A must visit church! The interior of the church is nothing compared to the exterior of the church on top of a small hill, which is extremely breath taking already. The ooohs and aahhhs of our kids are a dead give away and they have been visiting churches prior to this church visit. The interior is too artistic it is no wonder that it is a world heritage.

We wish to be back and explore the church more and hopefully to be able to hear mass in the church would be a real privilege!

The church can be included in the day trips to Neuschwanstein or Linderhof Castle.

Visited May 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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“Don't judge this church by it's cover”
Reviewed 27 April 2013

When you're in Bavaria there's a kirche around every corner and they're all lovely, but let's face it, unless you live there or have unlimited resources, you can't see them all. This is the one not to miss. You can't tell from the outside. It just looks like any other kirche. I was giving it a big yawn from the exterior and then I walked in. You will be blown away!!

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Weilheim, Germany
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“Definitely worth a stop”
Reviewed 26 April 2013

even if you, like me, feel you've seen enough Baroque Churches to last a lifetime, this one is still worth a visit. The "Flagellated Saviour of the Meadows" is a pilgrimmage site because of a wooden statue of the flagellated Christ chained to a stump who was seen to cry real tears by some farmer and his wife in the 1700s. The statute is difficult to see because it is kept up on the altar, but the imagery of this sculpture is everywhere throughout the church (and in the little prayer chapel at the base of the driveway).
There are several white marble angel sculptures hanging around the nave holding black iron whips and chains, which contrast amazingly with the pastel and gold interior, featuring particularly lovely (the loveliest of the genre?) frescoes by the famed Zimmerman brothers.

Make sure to peek at the collection of votive paintings and artworks that people who have been healed or blessed somehow by the Flagellated Saviour have commissioned and sent in as offerings. They're at the front of the church, to the right of the altar behind a little screen. Some real treasures there!

Visited August 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“A must see”
Reviewed 25 April 2013

This quite large church sits on top of a small hill overlooking the meadows. And nothing about the exterior gives any hint of what lies behind the doors. Once you open the doors you are left speechless, mouth open in awe! Others have described the orate, detailed work of art that is the interior - it is truly beautiful and stunning. You cannot but feel somewhat humbled at the people who created it. One of life's "hidden" gems.
A definite must see.

Visited April 2013
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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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“A magnificent work of art and place of miracles!”
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Excellent restaurant within close walking distance of this amazing piece of architecture and art. Check out the web site. http://www.wieskirche.de/eframset.htm

Visited April 2013
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