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Address: Gerner Strasse, Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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Beautiful Old Church

This church was absolutely stunning, so were the views. We stayed in the hotel near the church and lots of tourist visited.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
Theresa H

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This church was absolutely stunning, so were the views. We stayed in the hotel near the church and lots of tourist visited.

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Berlin, MA USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Just a short drive from Berchtesgaden through small villages on the hillside. The hike to the top is fairly steep but can be done in less than an hour up. Great views from the top where there is a cafe where you can get a beer and a snack. Keep track of where you started the hike as there are... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A beautiful place to visit on a walking distance from Berchtesgaden. Wonderful hiking paths on the way with waterfalls and Maria Gern Church is lovely. The restaurant serves really good food and wines, both glass and bottles, so we really enyojed our time here!

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Thank Anna F
Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

So we were in our last hours in Berchtesgaden so we decided to drive up (and you do drive UP) to the Maria Gern Church. From the outside it looks like a very normal Chapel that you may even see in the United States or something. Then you walk in and BAM! Absolute beauty. Ornate. A real treat. Go inside.

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Thank IgnatiusofL
Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

A jewel of a pilgram church. About 8 car minutes from the railroad station. Otherwise i think about a nice hour hike....UP! Nice view from the top. See it while you are staying in the area. It is not a MUST that you have to take the ride out to see it like for example...TIP... the Wies Church in Steingaden.... More 

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Thank Hirlsa H
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

I consider Maria Gern to be the most beautiful church in Berchtesgaden. It is located on a little hill within a valley. It was difficult to take a picture of it at first as there was no ample room, until we noticed a road on the side that was climbing up. We ventured up there and found the ideal picture... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Was essentially a B&B---a suite with sitting room & BR & Bath, and balcony. Clean and well-cared for. Had a small refridge stocked with soft drinks & brews, too!! Full breakfast included; Was a bit up the mountain from Berchtesgaden, but good roads. Owned & operated by same family for several generations, so they take pride in the hotel.

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

It's a beautiful building, but there's not really much here and it's a long way out! There are large bars stopping you from really accessing the building, and the interior is dimly lit so not great for photography.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

What a beautiful place! This small town is great for hikers wanting to traverse the trails, or for anyone wanting some R&R in the gorgeous Alps. Salzburg is an easy day-trip, as is the Konigsee or the Chiemsee. Any direction you head from here will be gorgeous! We stayed at the Maria Gern Gasthaus and Hotel--loved it! It's located right... More 

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Thank Kim C
Huddersfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

We were entranced with this lovely village and had lunch before getting booted up ready for an afternoon walk. There seemed to be a great choice of walks. Unfortunately, the only road was being closed for four hours so, on our last day in the area, we had to beat a hasty retreat. It certainly is a beautiful place and... More 

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