St. Mary's Church

Reutlingen, Germany

St. Mary's Church was built from 1247–1343 and is one of the most distinct Gothic buildings in Swabia. Between the 1520s and 1540s the church was a center of the Swabian reformer Matthäus Alber, who spread the teachings of Martin Luther to Reutlingen and surrounding areas. The church was heavily damaged during a fire in 1726. From 1893-1901 it was rebuilt in Neo-Gothic style. On the 71-meter high west tower shines a gilded angel from 1343.

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Founded: 1247-1343
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Felix Henry (21 months ago)
Nice and Ancient Church
KEN BEE (2 years ago)
Most of Reutlingen is picturesque but this awesome Gothic style Church is quite definitely the towering cherry on the city's top. You have not been to Reutlingen if you've not been to Marienkirche
Martin Roberts (2 years ago)
A great piece of history in the centre of Reutlingen!
Clive Bilby (3 years ago)
It is hard to give a fair review as there are so many wonderful churches in the area, that are as good if not better, but a lower rating wouldn't do this one justice. They kindly provide a laminated history sheet to make the most of your visit, and it is worth looking at to ensure you don't miss something.
Mai P. Mergili (3 years ago)
You can go to the top and have a beautiful view. It’s really exhausting though! The number of people who can go up is limited. The inside is also really beautiful. The church is newly renovated.
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