The Burgkirche ('castle church') is one of the largest and most imposing fortified churches in western Germany. The church is surrounded by a cemetery, which is surrounded by walls. The Romanesque tower of the church with Gothic battlements and turrets is the oldest part of the church, which was built in several phases in the late Gothic period. The restored stained glass windows and paintings in vaults - both from the 15th century - are worth of seeing. The church served as a graveyard of local nobility and has lots of interesting tombs.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Steve Strübel (3 months ago)
Immer wieder schön hier für groß und klein :) Euer Steveo
Christian Schaefer (4 months ago)
Ein besonderes schöner Weihnachtsmarkt um die Kirche
David Wunsch (5 months ago)
Wunderschöne sehenswerte Anlage in einem Ort der dies im Übrigen nicht erwarten lassen würde
Julia A. (6 months ago)
Es gibt so viel schönes in Rheinhessen zu sehen. Ober-Ingelheim mit seiner hübschen Burgkirche und dem kleinen Spaziergang entlang der alten Natur und dem kleinen Bachlauf gehört dazu.
Carlos Villalobos (13 months ago)
Well preserved medieval fortified castle church. Beautiful!
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