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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. Put Felsenkirche at the forefront of your travel plans using our Idar-Oberstein trip itinerary builder.
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  • Idar Oberstein is not exactly rich in attractions. The Rock Church is one of them. The rise consists of many levels - who is not reasonably well on foot should start the way. The Church itself has an interesting history. The building itself is except from the location relatively sober. The view from the terrace of the place is nice, if you would like to invest (€2) entry for is up to each.
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  • The church is tucked into a mountain and you must climb the stairs to reach it. The view is most spectacular overlooking the village. A quaint and tiny church. The village below is picturesque and lov...  more »
  • What a wonder....it was worth it to climb the steps & go through the tunnel. It's Avery nice church, The spring still runs inside, there is a beautiful organ from the 1700's, go out to the overlook an...  more »
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  • Amazing place with amazing story. A must see.
  • Beautiful little church. It is well worth the climb! " You can be only on foot. In my eyes not to do for wheelchair users or people with walking difficulties. Along the way we multiple benches where you can rest. Tip: the little church is easier to reach from lock Oberstein, then from the square (below). You can park the car at the lock. All in impressive. Is well maintained. The Church inside is really worth to see. (I have several pictures yet). View from the plateau is ook schitterend. When you're there, don't forget to look not to the church-bells.
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  • The way of Idar-Oberstein high rims Church via stairs and narrow forest paths and offers beautiful views of the city in some places. Once at the top it goes through a short tunnel of wheels in the Church.
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  • Beautiful church cut out in the rocks nice view
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