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Stunning Black and White Baroque interior

The dark menacing black altar against the stark white columns, walls and ceilings is the first... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Glen Williams, Canada
Another church

Yes, just another church. The church was worth looking for and the interior is beautiful. St... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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Rindermarkt, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

The dark menacing black altar against the stark white columns, walls and ceilings is the first thing that stands out once you enter Eglise Saint-Paul de Passau (St. Paul Church). The gilded gold figurines and colourful frescoes also add a nice touch but this altar...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

walking by this church seems so tall and narrow that a strong wind would blow it over it is another wonder of how in ancient times such buildings were built and its not even the largest in town

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Yes, just another church. The church was worth looking for and the interior is beautiful. St. Stephens is the major church attraction but take a few minutes and visit St Pauls.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The bizarre thing about this amazing church is you can almost miss the entrance as the church is at a higher level than the ramp up to one side or the steps to the other. Beautiful inside - black pillars and altars dressed in gold...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Touring Passau we came across a number of churches. This one was quite interesting, doesn't hold a candle to St. Stephens, but then what church in the world does?

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed visiting the church. I was lucky that the organist was practicing. The sound was amazing and I found myself mesmerized and enjoyed simply sitting and listening.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

St. Paul Church was a surprise for us. We stumbled on it by accident, but a fortunate accident it was. It was early in the morning and snow still sifted among the budding spring flowers as we walked down a lane. Turning around I spotted...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TomGauthier
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful church, located in Old Town, it is not as famous as St. Stephens’ but it is equally as nice, both inside and out. Centrally located and easy to get to, well worth the visit to see the wonderful interior. Close to market and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The interior of this baroque church is absolutely gorgeous as demonstrated by the attached photos and some youtube videos I have already posted. If you like baroque or are into beautiful old buildings, you should make sure you visit this place when in Passau. I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JohnE399
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Europe is full of fantastic churches and this one is no less spectacular than its large cousin up the way (St. Stephen's cathedral). beautiful altars, this church is smaller and was reportedly for the wealthier patrons in the area. Worth stopping in.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Yes one is Apostle Peter ( also known as Simon Peter) and the other is his brother Apostle Andrew . Peter, Andrew, John and James had a fishing business together. It was Andrew who was the first to follow Jesus.,leading... More