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Alte Kapelle, Regensburg
(4.7/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Relatively plain and unassuming from the outside, Alte Kapelle is world-famous for its highly decorated Rococo interior. One of the city's major attractions, the core of the church is believed to be well over a thousand years old. The building's Gothic vaulted ceilings, along with several other main features, were added to the structure during the Middle Ages. Most of the rich interior decorations date to the 18th century, when Rococo was much in fashion all over Europe. Walk inside to see the site's famous image of the Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus. Remember: You can take photos only if no church service is in progress while you're there. Arrange to visit Alte Kapelle and other attractions in Regensburg using our Regensburg vacation planner.
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  • The "old chapel" is the oldest God House of Bavaria with a first documentary mention from the year 967. Coming from central station it is St.Peter inconspicuous on the way to the Cathedral. You should but do not carelessly pass on you, it contains but an interior lush, is sumptuously equipped almost überbordent in the Rococo style. Recommendation.
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  • "Can't imagine from a plain exterior. "And sure enough is a very beautiful church exterior also written Guidebook, but covered some under construction and also. As told to just the events of the town are held a rehearsal of the choir members to listen to! Beautiful harmonies that resounds in the beautiful church was very impressive. Around peaceful pastures, was surprised at the gap there than the exterior.
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  • d one ie old chapel in regensburg for every visitor to the fixed point of the program. Since the renovation, she shines especially when the morning sun through the window (form of violins) beautiful. stay in the Church, they will be overwhelmed. and that in the middle of the old town.
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  • a glimse of paradise! where heaven meets earth!!! on of the most finest churches ever!
  • Beautiful interior
  • Apart from the inside, in Baroque style, the most interesting thing is the icon (which dates back to shortly after the year 1000) in the chapel of access on the South side, which is likely to go almost unnoticed because the environment and does not return it the importance it deserves.
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  • So much space, splendour and understatement of wealth shows the Church rarely like this. Nice different concerts - if also obviously religious Middle - Saturday afternoon (when visiting plan).
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  • Great Church, inconspicuous from the outside. Inside, more beautiful than the DOM
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