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Stiftkirche Rottenbuch

Hauptstrasse, Rottenbuch, Bavaria, Germany
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Like the Wieskirche

It is not well known like the Wieskirche but its very similar iside.Its a great church to visit... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Dimitris V
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Athens, Greece
Never judge a church by its facade

along the Bavarian Romantic Road was Rottenbuch Abbey, founded as an Augustinian monastery in... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
BecstarAbroad
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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25 Apr 2017
“Like the Wieskirche”
1 Apr 2017
“Never judge a church by its facade”
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Hauptstrasse, Rottenbuch, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

It is not well known like the Wieskirche but its very similar iside.Its a great church to visit even if you believe in something else. Its unique interior really deserves a visit that you wont regret

Thank Dimitris V
Reviewed 1 April 2017

along the Bavarian Romantic Road was Rottenbuch Abbey, founded as an Augustinian monastery in 1073, the Abbey church was constructed between 1085 and 1125 in the Romanesque style. The elegant and simple exterior didn’t prepare us for the extraordinary high baroque style interior which was created in the 18th...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

From the outside this church is very unassuming and plain but step inside and there is the most ornate baroque church I have ever seen. We were lucky to be on a small guided tour with Pure Bavaria and our driver Gunnar gave us a...More

1  Thank mcschillers
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

This was a great stop on romantic road and what a treat it was. Beautiful small village with church and cemetery. The inside of the church is like an iced cake. Well worth stopping off to see

1  Thank Cnn5
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

The beautiful church is the only attraction in this little town. I think it shold not have made it to the Romantic Route. I mean, it is a wonderful barroque church, if you are into churches DO stop here, if not, cross this stop from...More

Thank Vmartinussi
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Approaching the church from the outside, one would not expect the spectacular jewel hidden inside. As I told my travel companions, "this is where baroque exploded!" This church is truly a "must see" towards the end of the romantic road of Bavaria.

Thank jaredxtian
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

OK so here is the bottom line. Great frescoes in this Bavarian Rococo style church. The typical tour is not likely to stop here. So, arrange a private tour to include this church or drive yourself. As is typical, the church is a bit unassuming...More

2  Thank Rvstraz
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Unlike the nearby Weiskirche, this baroque gem in the lovely little village of Rottenbuch has NO crowds and can be enjoyed at your leisure. Not so overwhelming as the Weiskirche, but grand nevertheless. There are places to eat nearby, and the surrounding woodland trails make...More

1  Thank draygnol
Reviewed 27 December 2012

The church in the former Abbey of Rottenbuch, Bavaria, is a short distance from Hoehnschwangau and about an hour from Munich. It is one of the most admired and splendid examples of the Rococo in Germany. Located easily in the middle of the small town...More

Thank JoeBaileyCole
Reviewed 28 November 2012

This Church is one of the most Beautifull in the whole area,is never full of tourists and can be visited as an alternative to the Wieskirche should that be full of busses etc.US GI´s slept here for a few days at the end of WW2...More

1  Thank Taxi-Chris-Garmisch
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