Felsenkirche, Idar-Oberstein

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A protestant church built into a crag that rises above the town, Felsenkirche is an emblem of the small city. Before the structure was consecrated as a church, it served as a fortress that protected the people of the village below during attacks. The outer edifice hides a series of caves that can accommodate more people than appears from the outside. To reach the museum housed inside the castle church, you'll take a tunnel that was added to make it easier for visitors to tour the building. Make Felsenkirche part of your personalized Idar-Oberstein itinerary using our Idar-Oberstein tour site .
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  • One of the highlights in town. The stairs might be a bit challenging if you are not a bit fit :). But it’s worth the effort. Beautiful and charming small church!  more »
  • Church against the rocks built is worth, the Church itself is not particularly. Parking is unclear.
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  • Not impressive, and hence no (big) worth detour, but highly recommended if you're in the area or passes. The Church is small, but original high against the rock wall built.
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  • I was there in 1977 man it has changed before it was just a small room with about 6-8 benches and a small alter. Bare walls just like a cave I love it
  • Out of all of the Chapels I have visited around the world, this is probably one of the most amazing. The view is absolutely breathtaking and the history regarding this is so interesting. I'm glad that I was able to visit this place before I left.
  • Amazing place with amazing story. A must see.
  • From the outside, sticking them impressively on the rocks and is built since the 15th century in him. To get in, one must go through a tunnel in the rock. From the inside, she is somewhat modest. The observation deck affords a wonderful view of Idar-Oberstein. Definitely worth a visit.
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  • Very beautiful small church and an absolute attraction. The €2 entry are used to receiving. It is a great pity that many start the discuss because it pays so church tax. I recommend visiting. Beautiful view included.
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