Sankt Jakob - Stadtkirche (Rothenburg ob der Tauber)

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  • Söhni 🏃

    The St. Jakobskirche of Rothenburg ob der Tauber is the destination of all pilgrims on the Way of St. James in Central Franconia, which leads from Nuremberg over a total length of almost 100 km. In front of the church stands a life-size figure of the apostle James and points to the special significance of this church for the pilgrims. As a pilgrim, the visitor has free admission to the church by identifying himself with his stamp or pilgrim pass.

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    • September 19, 2019

  • Thomas

    Rothenburg's main church St. Jakob was completed in 1485. 173 years was built at the church. Inside you will find in the eastern part of the Twelve-messenger altar by Friedrich Herlin and on the gallery in the west wing of the Holy Blood altar, created by the Würzburg sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider.

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    • November 10, 2018

  • Florian Schmitt

    Next to the church is a small replica of the city of Rothenburg.

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    • March 9, 2018

  • Achim Hempelmann

    Old church in one of the most beautiful old towns in Germany

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    • June 9, 2018

  • Ariane

    Beautiful church - there is a lot to discover and to see!

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    • August 4, 2019

  • Karin

    houses very beautiful winged altars, by Multscher and Riemenschneider

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    • September 14, 2018

  • Karin

    one of the main works of the Würzburg carver Tilmann Riemenschneider

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    • September 14, 2018

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Location: Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Ansbach, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

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