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Speyer Cathedral, Speyer

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Architectural Building Religious Site
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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  • Beautiful Cathedral and welcoming to tourist. There are many unique things to see in here. Definitely worth the visit.  more »
  • A must see. Was 5th tallest building in world after constructed in 12th century. A landmark visible fore miles.  more »
  • Cathedral was beautiful and HUGE. They had the inside roped off for a concert so we didn't get to see the crypts or much of the inside which was disappointing.  more »
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  • Very nice. Nothing very special except the crypt.
  • 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.
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  • 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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