St. Catherine's Church

Oppenheim, Germany

The Katharinenkirche (St. Catherine's church) is regarded as important Gothic church building on the Rhine, alongs with the cathedrals of Cologne and Strasbourg. Construction began probably in 1225, when Oppenheim was granted Town privileges. Since the merger of the Lutheran and Reformed congregation in 1822, it is a United Protestant church and its congregation forms part of the Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau.

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Founded: 1225
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Julish shostakovich (13 months ago)
amazing stained-glas windows
Kelly Vanderpool (17 months ago)
Cool crypt. Church is more modern and not always open. If driving toward Frankfurt, take the road along the river
Klaus-Dieter Bätz (2 years ago)
This is no "evangelical" church, but a protestant-lutheran church ...
Andrew Gavin (2 years ago)
Nice place. No complaints
Markus Klein (3 years ago)
Beautiful Gothic cathedral. Only one between Cologne and Strasbourg. Go to the back and look inside the bone house for a bit of a fright.
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