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. See Speyer Cathedral and all Speyer has to offer by arranging your trip with our Speyer day trip planner.
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  • Should not missed, if you, like us, is in the area. Impressive from the outside and inside worth seeing, clear, straight forward,.
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  • After the visit of the Cathedral, I would visit the adjacent Park and then the shopping street with its many Café for people interested in art the Museum with the old timers and the old aircraft is recommended.
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  • Nice place to view. It's a cathedral so you know what your address going to get. A good backdrop for a selfie. Cannot see why it has a higher rating that the technical museum!  more »
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  • Incredible. 1000 years old and open to the public. Beautifully maintained and presented. Worth your time!
  • Largest Romanesque Cathedral standing, the cathedral and the town are beautiful and well worth a visit at any time of year.
  • Impressive cathedral, roman style. Building was started in 1024. Graves of Frank-Salian kings.
  • Magnificent cathedral - would recommend this experience to everyone. When we visited the organ was being played full blast which added to the whole atmosphere!!
  • I got the chance to visit here several years ago and enjoyed it very much. Impressive. I'd love to be able to make a trip back to see it again.

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