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. Make Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross (Stiftskirche) a centerpiece of your Stuttgart vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Stuttgart online sightseeing planner .
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  • The style of this church is very different. From the outside it is a very traditional church but once inside it is anything but traditional. The ceiling is amazing, which was done in 2003. It was firs...  more »
  • Has developed the oldest church in the city in nearly a year. Over the following centuries, rebuilt repeatedly, and was constantly changing appearance. The old building was completely destroyed during the bombing, as well as almost the entire Center of Stuttgart. After the war, the building was renovated in part, but the restore could not restore the Church to its appearance.
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  • We were to the new year's Eve church service here. The Church has a good acoustics and a very interesting ceiling design (glass steel panels). Anyway, who is in the city centre should look around here.
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