Saint-Matthieu de Colmar

Colmar, France

Saint-Matthieu de Colmar is a Protestant church which was originally built in 1292 as a Fransiscan church. After Reformation it was given to Protestants in 1575.

The church contains a  wooden status of Christ from the late 15th century and valuable organs from 1731.


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Grand Rue 3, Colmar, France
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Founded: 1292
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)


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User Reviews

Rose Wise (7 months ago)
Really cool experience. Everything is so well presented. Absolutely breathtaking church. Must see!!
Carolina Diaz (11 months ago)
Beautiful artwork
Joel Irish (3 years ago)
I really enjoyed visiting this church, inside and out. Yet another historical and cultural jewel within Colmar.
Bogdan Klimowicz (6 years ago)
St Matthew's Church is a former Franciscan church whose nave was built in 1292. After a long history, in 1937 the choir was returned to the Protestants. What I can appreciate is that it is not only used as a place or worship. Thanks to its amazing acoustics, concerts from the yearly International music festival of Colmar take place there.
Josh C (7 years ago)
This place is better to appreciate and photograph from the outside rather than from the inside.
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