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Interesting story

This story is a story of tragedy exacerbated for centuries. Glad to see a statement from the pope... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wiesbaden, Germany
This is amazing to see

Walk to different view points throughout the Village and you can get some lovely photos of this... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Portland, Oregon
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Oberstr. 47, 55422 Bacharach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This story is a story of tragedy exacerbated for centuries. Glad to see a statement from the pope there correcting the wrong. Very interesting building and knowing it was a designation for many pilgrims for many years is fascinating.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WidthAdventures
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I’ve seen several travel shows that have passed through Bacharach, and they explained the history here. But there is nothing in English to help you as you stop here. If you walk by the left side of the church and up two flights of stairs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SingleTraveller100
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Walk to different view points throughout the Village and you can get some lovely photos of this landmark.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mynameisD
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Right in the center of the town on a little hill, towers the framework of the Wernerkapelle. Not much information on site, but still worth it to visit when in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ronev14
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Access is by stairs leading from the main street past the side of the Protestant St Peter Church (Ev St Peterkirche). There is no disabled access. The church was built in the 13th century and finally ruined over 200 yrs ago. Only some of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The round walk along the old city walls is well worth the effort. The views are stunning. The history is everywhere. Great stuff.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank winksie
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

There is something so simply beautiful about these ruins. The history behind it is very interesting. It was built in the late 1200s but completed in the 1400s. The chapel was built to honor the death of Werner, a young boy who was rumored to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank esims04
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing old church built in 1269, destroyed in 1669 with the main structure still standing and looks like it will remain for a very long time. Visit here if you would like to visit some seriously old history. As I live in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SteveDW2013
Reviewed 29 November 2017

For us this was a pass by on the hike to burg stahleck. Ruin is pretty, view is good, some signage in English.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

took a hike up the hill behind the hote to the sceeton of the chapel .... just amazing .... most amazing pictur eperfect moments ........

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Elsabie789
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