Stiftsbasilika St. Peter und Alexander, Aschaffenburg

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The Kollegiatsstift St. Peter und Alexander (also Stiftskirche Aschaffenburg or collegiate church Aschaffenburg) is a church located in Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany. It is the town's oldest church, established in the 10th century, dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Alexander. The current structure is a cruciform basilica, reflecting a variety of styles including a Romanesque nave from the 12th century and a 15th-century tower.The church is also notable for its Renaissance painting Beweinung Christi by Matthias Grünewald and the 10th-century ''. The Stiftskirche'' is open to the public and serves as a Roman Catholic parish church. A museum in the former chapter house exhibits church treasures and other historical artifacts.
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  • There is much beauty in this church. The alter is stunning and there are many ancient carvings adorning the church. Interestingly, all the centre pews are on a timber platform, which I have never... 
    There is much beauty in this church. The alter is stunning and there are many ancient carvings adorning the church. Interestingly, all the centre pews are on a timber platform, which I have never...  more »
  • We stayed one day in Aschaffenburg and my friend taken to city in and around at night time.. on the way seen... this Catholic Church. Looks like 500+ year old. We sat for 5 minute and smells history. 
    We stayed one day in Aschaffenburg and my friend taken to city in and around at night time.. on the way seen... this Catholic Church. Looks like 500+ year old. We sat for 5 minute and smells history.  more »
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  • Pretty small cathedral. Parking available close by in a parking garage.
  • Historic church. Large carved crucifix from 975ad, wow.

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