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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  • July 12, 2017
    A visit to this Protestant Church is highly recommended, especially for residents of Catholic areas with Baroque tradition. Because the simplicity of the Interior stands out. Interesting renovated what is not for everyone. The choir stalls, the tombs and the organ are certainly admirable. Even work let the simple clarity.
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  • July 4, 2017
    The church was partially destroyed during WW2 and it's was renovated after that. It has quite modern architecture inside that IMHO fits nicely in overall style. Sit there for a while and enjoy it. If ...  more »
  • July 3, 2017
    A very interesting place. I was lucky-people was not much. It's time for solitude and reflection. I wonder is her sanctuary can visit each.
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