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Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche)

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Marktpl., 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 21117
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Thousands of tourists trotting by, and few take the time to enter and sit a few minutes in the serenity and peaceful quiet of the famous old church. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Intlxpatr
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Personally, i like the other nearby church more but this is worth visiting as well.. Rather old looking and makes one thinks of the history and what it has gone through.....

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Faith F
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This gem of a place was ethereal and surreal! Please do visit the tower as well for a nominal price. I just sat there for an hour and was seeped in the beautiful silence and calmness.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank janumather
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Not the biggest—or grandest—of German churches, but it stands proudly on old Heidelberg’s Market Plaza. The Church is a survivor. It stood calmly undamaged through war after war, even World War II when Heidelberg was unbombed. It was an open city. With its tower finished...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Beautiful stain glass windows are the best part of this church. Very pretty inside but not over the top like so many of the period.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GregB052148
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This church has the tomb of Rupert III and information up about scholarly works. I think that it refers to works about the catechism, but they were only in German, and were a bit above my level. The building is very handsome. and well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The Church is Very interesting above all a Place in which you can write and leave your personal Prayers. if you climb up to tower you can see a beautiful landscape

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nadia C
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Located by the Market Plaza and surrounded with souvenirs shops, this church is an iconic monument. Simple architecture and beautiful. You can write your prayers and they will share them on a Wednesdays.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank yramirezlagos
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This cathedral is situated in the main square surrounded by beautiful buildings. The inside was less impressive than the catholic church but still worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 9 August 2018

A classic German church with a very peaceful atmosphere. Lovely design and architecture. Somewhere to escape the hustle and bustle of the town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Doug C
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There is no entrance fee to this Church.