St. Stephen's Church

Breisach am Rhein, Germany

The Breisacher Stephansmünster is a Romanesque-Gothic church and landmark of the town of Breisach am Rhein. The church dates from the 12th century and was expanded and remodelled to the Gothic style in the 15th century. The construction time is not precisely known. It was probably started after 1185 and completed in 1230. The church is known for its historically significant interior, for example for the more than 100-square-meter mural The Last Judgement by Martin Schongauer.



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We will be in Breisach on river cruise Avalon on June 2nd. Can u tell me iwhat time the mass is. I have read it is 10:30am is this true Thank you


Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)


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Geo-T Pav (12 months ago)
Nice little "actice" church in Breisach. It is a little bit of a steep walk for the elderly up to the church, but the view, and the time spent in the church and surrounding area is worth it. Afterwards, walk down, enjoy the city square and relax with a Café at one of the local shops. Note, a couple of the pictures are panoramic.
Barefoot Centipede (2 years ago)
Worth the visit especially for the beautiful front stage of the church and incredible view over the Rhein river
Pat L (3 years ago)
It’s a little bit of a walk up the cobblestone street to the church, if you stop along the way for pics and views it’s an easy walk. Like the sculpture in front of the church. Use the public bathroom before heading back down.
Bill Barlow (4 years ago)
Such a cool church with amazing history. I loved looking at the beautiful things inside.
Brenda (4 years ago)
The church stands as an old sentinel watching over the town high on a hill. A very picturesque and quaint little town along the Rhine river.
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