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Nice small cathedral in the city center

It really is a nice building, although some renovations was being done. We even got a brief... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
JohannaR1964
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Frankfurt, Germany
An ineresting rebuilding

The church, old and traditional, was devastated during WWII and rebuilt including the amazing... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
sjpo
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Darmstadt, Germany
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Church named for Irish Catholic missionary and saint.
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Kaiserstr. 38, 74072 Heilbronn, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

It really is a nice building, although some renovations was being done. We even got a brief church-music concert, which sounded really good and made the experience even intenser. Enjoyed it. Recommend it!

Thank JohannaR1964
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The church, old and traditional, was devastated during WWII and rebuilt including the amazing tower. Some of its details, in original state, were brought down to a entrance hall to the church. That allows visitors to see the craftmanship used and the artistic value of...More

Thank sjpo
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is more like a cathedral,it's ornate alter topwas hidden away in the salt mines away from the destruction of Heilbron,and returned after the rebuilding of the churc. We stayed on hour here,note all literature is only in German.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

This church is beautiful, inside and out. The most unusual feature is the exquisitely-carved Hans Seyffer wooden alter dating from the 15th century.

Thank Discdogmom
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

It was really nice looking out side and I was impressed also the inside. It was beautiful. Defined worth of visit.

Thank Jonna K
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I was so lucky to be there at the time a full choir and string orchestra performed within for an hour. It was wonderful. On another visit I was fortunate to be able to climb to the top, the view was terrific as you might...More

Thank Elaine48170
Reviewed 16 August 2016

St Kilian’s church – well worth a visit for the beautifully carved wooden altar screen, some interesting stained glass windows and, at the entrance, some curious stone carvings of strange animals and humans with bird faces.

Thank travellerin2013
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Beautiful church in the heart of Heilbronn. Definitely want to check out the wooden alter, such as the ceiling inside of the church. Historical building and worth viewing.

Thank LeRoy E
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

I've been there under bad air conditions but still the view from the tower was amazing.. I recommend you to call mobile guide and listen the whole historic story of the tower. Here is the number: +49 89 210 833 8882

Thank Aldo S
Reviewed 3 October 2015

This Protestant Church was named after St. Killian in 1297. The church was essentially destroyed in WW II and it took until 1974 that it was fully rebuilt and re-consecrated. One of the highlights of this church is the beautiful wood carved high altar by...More

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