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Stephanskirche

Eisgrube 18, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 5193160
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place of worship for hundreds of years

After 3 days in this region I came to expect a certain look at some churches and this one did not... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
R_G_Baker
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Russell, New Zealand
Very interesting

This former Catholic, now Evangalisch (Lutheran) church has quite a history. Named for St. Stephen... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2017
mickeyd54456
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Austin, Texas
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Jun 17, 2017
“place of worship for hundreds of years”
Feb 26, 2017
“Very interesting”
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Eisgrube 18, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

After 3 days in this region I came to expect a certain look at some churches and this one did not disappoint. The difference between a protestant and a catholic church is already striking but when that catholic church has a overly baroque interior it...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

This former Catholic, now Evangalisch (Lutheran) church has quite a history. Named for St. Stephen the Deacon, the first Christian martyr, there is a depiction of the stoning in a dome on the ceiling. Sit down look up and absorb. Spend some time there looking...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2016

A somewhat steep climb up either Stephansberg or Eisgrube will get you to the Lutheran church of St. Stephans, built, added to, and restored over several different periods. According to on-site literature, the church was founded around 1007 by Heinrich II as a collegiate church,...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2016

St. Stephens church is rather plain on the outside but the interior is superb. It is actually much more ornate than the Dom. Not far from the center and close to the Cathedral. Take the time to visit both and compare.

2  Thank CoachLo
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