St. Kilian Cathedral, Wurzburg

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A Romanesque church whose construction began in 1040, St. Kilian Cathedral is the third church to be built on this site after both its predecessors fell victim to fires. In the 1700s, the interior was redone in Baroque style, which contrasted with the original's more somber Romanesque architecture. The church was badly damaged in World War II, then restored to its original Romanesque style. Certain elements of the Baroque interior were left intact, giving the church a sometimes-controversial blend of styles, including Gothic. Check online to see when special tours are offered, or book a private one through the church website. Be sure to schedule at least two weeks in advance. Planning Wurzburg trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • Since the building itself is impressive. Inside, my enthusiasm has grown. For the Night of Lights everything was prepared in Taize style - breathtakingly beautiful!!!
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  • This church was so beautiful. You csn go in to look around and the inside was amazing. Right in the main street, it looks amazing surrounded by the other buildings.  more »
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