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Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross (Stiftskirche)

Stiftsstrasse 12 | Mitte, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 711 294292
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A beautiful building.

THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS is one stunning looking church in an area with the best... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Neil K
Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful (rebuilt) medieval church

Arguably the most beautiful church in Stuttgart. Located on the most beautiful square in Stuttgart... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2015
Stuttgart, Germany
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Stiftsstrasse 12 | Mitte, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 711 294292
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS is one stunning looking church in an area with the best architecture in Stuttgart. I love to visit the main tourist site's of any city i visit and this area was at the very top of my list...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Arguably the most beautiful church in Stuttgart. Located on the most beautiful square in Stuttgart it is one of the architectorial icons of a city that is poor of architectorial beauty. Especailly the two completely differently designed towers make it interesting. The church was havily...More

Thank Raskolnikow
Reviewed 27 August 2015

This is one of the few ancient and historical churches in the City of Stuttgart. At first glimpse, Tourist and visitors will be able to easily distinguish between the historical Portion of the church and the other renovated modern Portion of the church. And this...More

Thank Srivaralakshmi R
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross is a very ancient church having a beautiful architecture. I enjoyed going to the church for a prayer and appreciating the church building.

Thank schroff
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I have visited the Stiftskirche since 1950, it's an institution located in the City to seek refuge from the hassle of daily life. A beautiful Church. There is a prayer room where you can sit in silence say your prayer remember your loved ones light...More

Thank Erfurt
Reviewed 16 June 2015

During WW II. almost aeverythng was destroyed by bombing in Stuttgart. Also this church had to be rebuilted. The architects made a fantastic job. The old history church is lokking new, but some elements are from the original building. It is just beautiful

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 16 April 2015

This church building suffered great damage during WW2 and was later restored/renovated which is the reason why this church is historical and equally modern. Visitors will be able to appreciate the 2 distinctive states of this Church, one being the historical one and the other...More

Thank Karthik B
Reviewed 6 December 2014

Lovely to see this restored church. Tastefully brought back to life after bomb damage in the 940s. Interesting modern stained glass windows and a very unusual ceiling with glass 'sails'.

Thank Alderess
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Stuttgart was almost completely flattened during the war, including the Stiftskirche. Its rebuilding is glorious. The architect has not tried to recreate the original building but has managed to design a modern space which includes and complements the pieces of original artwork that survive. I...More

Thank Audrey3388
Reviewed 5 August 2014

the new modern ceiling is very impressive, whilst remaining quite historical with the tombs etc. I liked how it detailed how it was damaged after bombing in WW2 and its refurb therafter

Thank Catriona S
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