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Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche)

Marktpl., 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Marktpl., 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful on the outside, average on the inside. The best location in town as all the churches always have.

Thank eduardops60
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church stands in the same place where a romanesque basilica stood in the thirteenth century. Unfortunately that original church burnt down. When a gothic church was constructed it was smaller than the present one. Ruprech III had the building enlarged to the present size....More

Thank periandro
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very large cathedral dating back to 1398 when construction began. I highly recommend climbing the Bell Tower for great views of Altstadt and Heidelberg Castle. I think it cost 2 Euro for an adult and climb is challenging but worth it.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To go in is free but it's 2€ a person to climb up to the top of the church. It is worth it. The view is amazing.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior of the church is more impressive than the interior. Unfortunately I did not know you could climb the tower as that's have probably changed my thoughts on the visit and provided a better review.

Thank Edelan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Heiliggeistkirche is beautiful. What really made it stand out for us was the half-hour organ concerts they have every Sunday-Friday at 5:15pm (Saturdays have a longer program at 6:15) from June-September. It's a stunning instrument, with over 9,000 (!!) pipes, including some unique elements...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most famous church in Heidelberg, and houses a modern stained glass display, along with the centuries old traditional. The glass replaced broken windows broken in 1945 when the Old Bridge was blown up. The most recent had been completed in 2001, by...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

If you have 30 min before dinner it will be nice to go up with the stairs and watch the nice scenery.

Thank ozcanturk
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Interior of church nothing special, but 2 euro entry to climb to top of tower well worth the effort - view is terrific.

Thank gratyork
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We visited this church in the center of Heidelberg, then attended an organ concert later on in the late afternoon. This is fully working church, not just a tourist trap. It is relatively plain in decoration, but the stained glass windows are superb-look for the...More

Thank Ellen C
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