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Markt 1, 56329 Sankt Goar, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The construction of this church dates back to the 11th century and until the time of the Reformation, it was a popular pilgrimage destination to the tomb of St. Goar. Construction of the tower started in the 15th century. Remarkable is that this church was...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is definitely a cute church and if you are here, you should visit. That being said, it is not a particularly spectacular church. What is nice is that the church has an active community. There are nice murals. An observant person will see who...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I always go into the churches in Europe. this is a nice small church. Nice architecture. Worth the time to look inside.

1  Thank terri h
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This is a nice very old church. It has some beautiful frescos that date back to the 15th century. You visit this church quickly and take everything in.

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The church crypt dates back to 11th century and the tower was started in 1469. Reconstruction was completed in 1891. Great view of this church from the river.

Thank Kent S
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Enjoyed statue of St. Goar on the side of the church. St. Goar aka Sankt Goar is patron saint of innkeepers, potters, and vine growers.

Thank Asa B
Reviewed 24 September 2014

This church of St. Goar, past from Catholic to Protestant. You can see a lot of older artistic elements, like the crypt of St. Goar, from the 12th century with frescoes of the 15th century. The town, later was give the name of the Saint.

1  Thank Road20years
Reviewed 3 July 2014

A surprise, the parish church of St. Goar, though Protestant, retains much older artistic elements from its days as a Catholic Church. This includes the crypt of St. Goar, reportedly dating back to the XIIth century and extensive primitive frescoes of the late XVth century....More

2  Thank Andy C
Reviewed 9 December 2012

It is worthwhile to stop here and take in this amazing old church. Originally a Catholic church, today it is Protestant. Building began around the 6th century and continued at various point over the next 400 years or so. The hermit priest St. Goar came...More

1  Thank Jinna50
Reviewed 11 July 2011

Its interior is extremely light and airy and thus easily made pix. It has beautiful headstones and reliefs, great frescos at its vaulted ceiling, espacially the 17th century sculpture of a Madonna and child I did like, and an odd but beautiful pulpit. Its exterior...More

2  Thank folieske4
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