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Baslika St. Lorenz

Stiftplatz, Kempten, Bavaria, Germany
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Your average great European Cathedral

As many of the grand cathedrals of Europe, this one is imposing and beautiful. Not many, if any... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
kozulich
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Historical Church in the middle of Kempten

I must admit I personally am not so impressed with the St Lorenz Basilica in Kempten.But for those... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Pat R
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Fussen, Germany
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Stiftplatz, Kempten, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

As many of the grand cathedrals of Europe, this one is imposing and beautiful. Not many, if any, superlatives are claimed by this basilica. However, in a land of great Gothic and Romanesque cathedrals, this one takes a bit of a departure with it's baroque...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I must admit I personally am not so impressed with the St Lorenz Basilica in Kempten.But for those who like to visit churches,it is well worth a visit,especially to spend some time in prayer before the Tabernacle.My daughter worships here when she is in Kempten...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

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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