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Pilgrimage Church and Pauline Fathers' Monastery

Mariahilfberg 3, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 851 2356
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Climb anyone?

Yes. It is one heck of a walk / hike / clime! But it is truly worth every step. It is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Greentown, Pennsylvania
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A sacred place and a balcony to the beautiful city

It is a pilgrimage church of the of Mariahilf. A beautiful church with a nice passage stair. but... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
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Mariahilfberg 3, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 851 2356
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Yes. It is one heck of a walk / hike / clime! But it is truly worth every step. It is a beautiful church to visit and has a spectacular view!

Thank TravelingDrZ
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It is a pilgrimage church of the of Mariahilf. A beautiful church with a nice passage stair. but our host, working in Passau, was the one who brought us to the church vicinity by car. We had a very nice view of the city and...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 1 December 2016

My husband and I visited in December. We started the day early with plenty of energy to climb the 360 stairs to Mariahilf. We walked from our hotel, across the bridge, and through the Innstadt district to the beginning of the climb. The stairs were...More

2  Thank azdenisea
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Thanks to some TripAdvisors we managed to find the entry to the 'Wallfahrtsstiege '- the covered walkway Pilgrim stairs to the Mariahilf Kloster. The directions are not clear so it was good to know what to look for! There are over 300 steps up to...More

2  Thank Suzanne2303
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Visited Mariahilf church during our Danube river cruise to attend a Saturday church service at 16:30. From the Danube docks, the walk to the pilgrimage steps near Kapuzinerplatz took about 20 minutes. From Kapuzinerplatz, look for the sign ("Wahlfahrtsstiege") to the entrance. We ascended the...More

Thank SNPH
Reviewed 25 May 2016

There wasn't any parking space available at the entrance of the covered steps so we drove to the parking lot on top of the hill where the main entrance of the church located. There were only very few tourists around. The design of the church...More

1  Thank slow_motion_traveler
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Although a famous attraction, it takes some serious effort to ascend the steps to the top of hill where the Church and grounds are located. Once on top, the church is stunning and the view of Passau is a photo opportunity. The tunnel housing the...More

1  Thank sweetberries424242
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

One of the most memorable things you'll do in Passau is climb up the covered pilgrims' steps to the Mariahilf church overlooking the river Inn. You can read all the prayers for help left there as you climb. It's not as spectacular as other sights,...More

2  Thank BerlinBummler
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

There was a service underway when we arrived at the location, so we did not go inside...but enjoyed the challenging walk up the hill to this landmark. There are some lovely spots along the way to get pictures back across the Danube to St Stephen's...More

Thank Suellen T
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

The church is worth a visit but more unique is the covered walkway going up the steep hillside we could only enter from the top near the church. Plenty of parking in car park above the church and walk a couple hundred meters

2  Thank Col A
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