Church of St. Chrysanthus and Daria

Bad Münstereifel, Germany

The former collegiate church of the Benedictine order, today the Catholic parish church, received the relics of Saint Chrysanthus and Daria in 844. Building was begun in the mid-11th century and completed in the 12th century. It is a romanesque, three-nave buttressed basilica without a transept, with west work and long chancel, as well as an important crypt. Restoration work has been carried out from 1876 to 1893 and since 1957. The interior of the church is well worth seeing.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)

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Martin Hankel (4 years ago)
Beautiful!!! :-)
Michael Rieve (5 years ago)
Horny old church.
Tom Roberts (7 years ago)
Very nice church with interesting architecture. Attractive inside too. It's worth a visit.
Shaun Stewart (8 years ago)
Stunning old church. The people who help there, are exactly that. Helpful and friendly.
Renate Prissner (8 years ago)
The church seems pompous with 2 towers. Inside it is very dark and almost looks like a huge burial chamber, almost mystical. So the crypt is high built as an eye-catcher to the altar.
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