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Speyer Cathedral, Speyer

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An 11th-century cathedral, Speyer Cathedral is the largest Romanesque church in the world. Before entering this UNESCO World Heritage site, take in its red sandstone architecture. Inside, a series of colorful murals depicts the Life of the Virgin. A pamphlet and audio guide detail the cathedral's history. For a small fee, you can also visit the large crypt, the oldest part of the cathedral. A playground near the parking lot can help kids burn off energy before going inside. By using our Speyer holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to Speyer Cathedral and other attractions in Speyer.
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  • Speyer Cathedral is one of the oldest in Germany dating back to 1030. Obviously it has undergone many changes but managed to maintain most of its overall form and dimensions of the 11th century struct...  more »
  • A visit of the Cathedral is very worthwhile. Gigantic construction, impressive 5 imperial tombs. The Cathedral is located in the pedestrian area and the shopping street of the picturesque old town.
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  • The Speyer Cathedral is a wonderful example of 11th Century Romanesque architecture and a beautiful place to marvel at the abilities of builders 1000 years ago. It's also a great place to worship the ...  more »
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  • Truly an impressive place to visit and enjoy the peacefulness, even though literally hundreds of thr faithful or simply curious are milling around. Very nice indeed.
  • Fantastic Cathedral that should not be missed on a trip near Speyer
  • A beautiful church with a lot of history held within it. Make sure you climb up the tower to see the view from there.
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  • I have visited the Dom many times A Great grand Unkel of my Mother is buried in front of the main Altar His name Conradis von Bush E H Chateauguay Canada