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Address: Burkarderstr. 40, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Second oldest church in town

It sits just below the fortress and it began as a monastery in 750 AD. The interior is beautiful...especially the main altar and the choir. Well worth a visit and very easy to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

It sits just below the fortress and it began as a monastery in 750 AD. The interior is beautiful...especially the main altar and the choir. Well worth a visit and very easy to get to.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Located below the Marienberg fortress, the foundation of this Romansque church dates back to 1168 and is dedicated to the Anglo Saxon bishop Burkard, trusted companion of St. Benedict in the 750s. Benedict put him in charge of the Benedictine monastery on the site. The church property includes ancient tombs and some beautiful gilded altar pieces that are absolutely stunning,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2011

Romanesque basilica with late-Gothic transept and choir. The parish church in its origin dates back to the Bishop of Würzburg, who is also buried there. Anno 750 on the South side of the Mainviertel establishment of the Andres-monastery by Würzburgs first bishop Burkard. 983 Bishop Hugo left the monastery to the Benedictine monks and the relics of St Burkard were... More 

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