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Speyer Cathedral, Speyer

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World heritage site · Religious Site · Architectural Building
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An 11th-century cathedral, Speyer Cathedral is the largest Romanesque church in the world. Before entering this UNESCO World Heritage site, take in its red sandstone architecture. Inside, a series of colorful murals depicts the Life of the Virgin. A pamphlet and audio guide detail the cathedral's history. For a small fee, you can also visit the large crypt, the oldest part of the cathedral. A playground near the parking lot can help kids burn off energy before going inside. See Speyer Cathedral and all Speyer has to offer by arranging your trip with our Speyer day trip planner.
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  • The cathedral, like Worms and Mainz, is red (sandstone?), but instead of the radiating chapels and multiple turreted towers of those others, this has the flattened roofs that are meant to seem like... 
    The cathedral, like Worms and Mainz, is red (sandstone?), but instead of the radiating chapels and multiple turreted towers of those others, this has the flattened roofs that are meant to seem like...  more »
  • We went back here during our latest visit to Speyer and took more time to visit the cathedral and its surroundings. The cathedral is the largest Romanesque church in the world and definitely the most....  more
    We went back here during our latest visit to Speyer and took more time to visit the cathedral and its surroundings. The cathedral is the largest Romanesque church in the world and definitely the most....  more »
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  • Nice huge cathedral. Loved the surrounding area too. Shopping, church, restaurants, parks etc. One can easily spend 3-4 hrs in this area.
  • Very beautiful church. It is worth a half hour tour. Recommended.

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