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Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Heimsuchung

Kaeppele, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 931 79407760
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Well worth the hike up

The walk up will take you through the stations of the cross which allows you to catch your breath... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Linda B
Raleigh, North Carolina
Must see en Wurzburg

The name of this small church by the local people is Kaeppele. This wonderful building was planed... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Ralf K
Wurzburg, Germany
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11 Dec 2016
“Well worth the hike up”
3 Aug 2016
“Must see en Wurzburg”
Kaeppele, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 931 79407760

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

The walk up will take you through the stations of the cross which allows you to catch your breath! I counted the steps and there were 329 to the top! The views from the top were outstanding...especially across the way to the Fortress. I was...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The name of this small church by the local people is Kaeppele. This wonderful building was planed by Balthasar Neumann from 1748-1750. This is one of the finest churches from Wurzburg, highly decorated with an wonderful fresco and you have a great view over the...More

Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful view of the city and the fortress. Take the steps and contemplate the beautiful statues from 1778 illustrating the 14 stations of the cross. Beautiful chapel.

Thank PaulExpat
Reviewed 27 June 2015

How you arrive is important - accessible by car but better on foot if possible. We walked from near the Alte Mainbrücke along the Saalgasse, then up the steep hill on Nikolausstrasse, unfortunately missing the turn to approach the Käpelle from the north. We arrived...More

1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

A must if you are in Wurzburg; very impressive. Time an early morning or late afternoon here, with a visit to the fort. If hiking up isn't for you, take the scenic drive.

1  Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 14 September 2014

A gorgeous place to visit, beautiful Chapel on top of the hill very much worth the climbing of many stairs . As a reward in addition , you get a wonderful view of Wuerzburg once you are there..:)

1  Thank Lillja
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Looks brilliant from a distance, especially with Festung nearby. Lots of stairs to walk up but well worth the physical effort, great views of city.

2  Thank fabsnake
Reviewed 25 December 2011

“Wallfahrtskirche Mariä Heimsuchung”, Visitation of Mary Pilgrimage Church. 1640 A Chapel with Vesperbild (Pietà), the current Grace image was located here. Multiple miraculous healings. From 1650 the Pietà on the altar would have ensured miracles and appearances. 1650 creation of small chapel which was later...More

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