Best Romanesque Churches in Hildesheim

Michaeliskirche in Hildesheim

Top sights in Hildesheim, Germany include the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage listed Ottonian Romanesque St Michael’s Church, St Mary’s Cathedral (Dom) and bronze doors. Several Ottonian Romanesque churches in and near Hildesheim bear testimony to the political importance of Hildesheim in the early centuries of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation. Both the Michaelskirche … Read more

Visit Three UNESCO-Listed Romanesque Churches on Reichenau Island in Germany

Romanesque St George Church on Reichenau

Insel Reichenau in Lake Constance (Bodensee) on the German-Swiss border is home to three Romanesque churches with historically important wall paintings. Reichenau Island near Konstanz in Germany is famous for its three magnificent Romanesque churches. A millennium ago, Reichenau was at the cultural heart of Europe with Kloster Reichenau monastery an important center of learning. … Read more

Visit the UNESCO-Listed Kloster Maulbronn Abbey

See the Best-Preserved Medieval Cistercian Monastery in Germany

The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage-listed, Romanesque-Gothic Kloster Maulbronn Abbey with church and cloisters is the best-preserved medieval Cistercian monastery in Germany.

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Cistercian Kloster Maulbronn is the most complete and best-preserved medieval monastery complex in Germany. This Romanesque-Gothic building estate is a great stop when traveling near Karlsruhe, eg from Frankfurt to Stuttgart, as well as a great day-trip from Baden-Baden and the northern Black Forest.

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See Top Sights in Mainz near Frankfurt, Germany

Dom Cathedral, Chagall Church Windows, Roman Ships, & Gutenberg Museum

Top sights in Mainz are the Romanesque-Gothic cathedral (Dom), Chagall windows, and the Roman Ships and Gutenberg Museums. Transportation from Frankfurt Airport is easy.

Mainzer Dom (Mainz Cathedral), Germany, Photographed at Night
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The historic city Mainz is a popular destination for travelers with a short stop-over at Frankfurt International Airport. Many travelers prefer Mainz to more modern Frankfurt and transportation by train is equally easy to either city. The top sights in Mainz include its large cathedral (Mainzer Dom), the Gutenberg Museum, Roman Ships, and the magnificent blue Chagall windows in the St Stephan church.

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