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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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  • One of the three most important medieval Romanesque cathedrals in Germany (the other two are in Mainz and Worms), and probably the least altered. The exterior is rather somber (as is the case with mos...  more »
  • good to see he towers over the city of Speyer. Parking within walking distance! Very Geschichtsträchtig allow a little time with guide and dive in past eras! Happy to be back!
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  • One of the most beautiful and most interesting dome in Europe worth a trip! And that's very impressive in the midst of Speyer. Good pedestrian zone. Nice little cute town.
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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.
  • Turm Besteigung ist absolut lohnenswert, toller Aussicht über die Stadt.
  • 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