"In the district of Styria in Bochum, with a partly rural-rural environment, the village church is idyllically situated amidst a historic, tree-lined churchyard. 1000 years ago, Imma, wife of Count Liutger of the Billunger family and sister of the bishop of Paderborn, settled on the In the 12th century, a Romanesque basilica was built in the place of the hall church, which was converted into the present-day hall church in the 15th century.The cultural monument on the Ruhr gains its special significance beyond the borders of Germany through the many-colored colorings Since the Reformation Stiepeler Dorfkirche has been a Protestant church, which in the present time also presents itself as a cultural center (see Kulturhappen / Kultursommer / Kirchenmusik) for Bochum and the region. " Source & more information: dorfkirche-bochum-stiepel.de
February 14, 2018
Unfortunately currently closed due to Corona. But definitely worth seeing!The evangelical Stiepeler Dorfkirche, located in the south of Bochum in the district of Stiepel, is a cultural monument of the Ruhr area, which with its more than a thousand-year history is one of the oldest surviving buildings in Bochum. The importance of the church lies primarily in the unusually extensive medieval wall paintings. In 1988 the church and the surrounding historic churchyard were listed by the city of Bochum.Source: Wikipedia
March 23, 2020
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