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Baslika St. Lorenz

Stiftplatz, Kempten, Bavaria, Germany
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Pompously Decorated

The Basilica of Saint Lorenz is a very pompously decorated church. There are many ceiling paintings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Traveller87987687
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Bangkok, Thailand
A must see in Kempten.

The current basilica of St. Lorenz was built in the middle of the 17th century as a Benedictine... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Paul B
,
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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1 week ago
“Pompously Decorated”
27 Oct 2017
“A must see in Kempten.”
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Stiftplatz, Kempten, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Basilica of Saint Lorenz is a very pompously decorated church. There are many ceiling paintings and enormous side chapels made from red marble. Unfortunately the towers were under construction and covered with a large scaffold.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

The current basilica of St. Lorenz was built in the middle of the 17th century as a Benedictine monastery church. The style is baroque. To visit the church, you need to take quite some steps, but the interior is worth the effort. The altar and...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Another of the glorious buildings found in this area. Great example of the local architecture. We spent some time walking around the outside and enjoyed taking in all the detail.

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

The church is on a spectacular large square, surrounded by nice shops and restaurants. I advise to take first a walk on the square enjoying the view on the church. that stands high against the sky. The building itself is beautiful, its internal architecture is...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2015

This is a very nice cathedral with beautiful paintings and sculpture. Be sure to walk to the front and get a glimpse of the side chapels next to the main altar.

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Reviewed 15 May 2015

It was a dull, wet Sunday when we visited the Basilica in the historic centre of Kempten, so there were no shops open, only a few cafes, however that did not dampen our experience. The Basilica is just stunning, in size but especially the interior,...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

This is the mist impressive and stunning church I have entered. The size and decorations are mind blowing. It date's back more 1200 yaers. When visiting this place take plenty of time to absorb this masterpiece.

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Reviewed 27 September 2012

A beautiful basilika and the grounds are spectacular also. This historic property is well maintained and a very serene spot.

1  Thank MollsMom
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