Church of St. Ulrich and St. Afra, Augsburg

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The sarcophagi of Saint Afra and Saint Ulrich rest in peace in Church of St. Ulrich and St. Afra. The foundations of the current churches are built on top of the remains of two houses of worship that may have dated back to the fifth and sixth centuries. Surprisingly, the architecture you'll admire was erected mainly after the 1970s, and the abbey's Gothic-looking structures with high aches are a recreation of the past. To find out how to plan a trip to Augsburg, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • With a little luck (or appropriate prior information notice by the friendly Lady of the Catholic Pfarramts), you can experience both churches during a visit. The Catholic Church of St.Ulrich has opened "always", the Evangelical Church of St.Afra only at certain times (because just the team for disease reasons is burdened, August 2017). The three-aisled Basilica of St. Ulrich impresses by its size, the filigree wrought-iron lattice, the magnificent chapels, the large font... The much smaller St. AFRA Church surprises with a beautifully decorated pulpit and old testament illustrations.
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  • Beautiful and imposing church, located at the bottom of the main street of Augsburg. Its definitely worth a visit.
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  • We visited the church without any idea what to expect and we were suprised by the Quality of the interior.  more »
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  • At the end of the most beautiful street of Ausburgun comes and leaves fans. Ulrich bazikası have a very delicate and aesthetic.
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  • Very beautiful church. Today's free organ concert. Worth listening to.
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  • Beautiful gothic basilica.
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  • Very well run House!
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  • Absolutely worth seeing, #Basilika Sankt Ulrich and AFRA. It is #Augsburg to the most beautiful churches in the area next to the Cathedral. Classic, Catholic #Barockkirche. Next door the Evangelical Church is worth quite a look.
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