Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross (Stiftskirche), Stuttgart
(4.4/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 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 »
  • Nice church to visit when in Stuttgart especially during the Christmas time. It is simple inside but very nice from the outside especially during sunset with all the Christmas stalls around it. 
  • We were touring the Christmas Market in Schillerplatz and decided to give this church a look see. The interior is nothing special but the exterior provided a great backdrop for photos of the colorful ...  more »