Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross (Stiftskirche), Stuttgart

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View some of the oldest tombs in Stuttgart, including the tomb of Johannes Brenz, the main Protestant Reformer of Württemberg, at Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross (Stiftskirche). Historical and modern elements are woven together in this church, which was built the 13th century and has undergone several additions, reconstructions, and reparations over the years. The most recent changes were due to the damage from 1944 bombing raids. Don't miss the huge organ; if you're lucky, you may get to hear it played. Be sure to pick up the information booklet at the small shop by the entrance. Work out when and for how long to visit Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross (Stiftskirche) and other Stuttgart attractions using our handy Stuttgart tour planner.
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  • While a traditional architectural style on the outside is visible, inside is quite modern! One of the staff was able to explain some of the history behind the church and the crypt, very interesting. I...  more »
  • Kollegiatskaja Church is located in the historical centre, do not notice it, but you can not always get. Unlike Catholic churches, Protestant work on your schedule. The Church was heavily destroyed during the war and rebuilt, it is noticeable in the Interior. The ceiling of the closed special acoustic panels. Before Christmas, every day at 1 p.m. arrange a short free organ concerts. The altar was organized Christmas installation devoted to the transience of life. Unusually.
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  • This church was damaged during World War II but has been completely restored. The architecture is a composite from different ages which makes it truly unique. It's obviously a much loved church by the...  more »