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Michaelskirche

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Address: Michaelsberg 1, 36037, Fulda, Hesse, Germany

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This small church is right next to the Dome and is easy to stop in. It is very small, but one of the oldest in Europe so worth the quick visit.

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Mary M
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This small church is right next to the Dome and is easy to stop in. It is very small, but one of the oldest in Europe so worth the quick visit.

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

From outside, this church may look like old and ordinary but when you go inside, you realise what a secret jewel it is. It dates from the Carolingian ages, so its decoration is simple but quite breathtaking. It is for free. Taking pictures isn't allowed.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Worth seeing this lithe church. both outside and inside are completely unusual. Simple and beautiful

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Its considered to be the oldest Holy Sepulcher church in Germany built in the Carolingian architectural style on behalf of abbot Eigilin 820. It is located in the neighborhood of the cathedral of Fulda.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

Very small on the inside, at least what we were able to see. But historically very interesting because of the year that it was built.

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Kelowna
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

If you are wandering through the baroque quarter, you cannot help but notice this smaller church with its witches hat towers. This church is different from the baroque structures, as the rotunda and the crypt go back to 900 AD.

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Heerhugowaard
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

This old church is situated on a hill near the cathedral, don't miss it! The central part used to be the chapel of the monastery and dates from around 700; it is beautifully built in the round. Later this chapel was enlarged to the church it is now.

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Theil Rabier France
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Came out of the Cathedral and there up the hill at the side stood St Michael's, so while in the "churchy" mood, decided to look-see. What a quirky little church this is after the grandeur of the cathedral. The underground "chapel" down some steps to the side was a surprise, even if a bit chilly. The three of us enjoyed... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

the church was lit up with candles and had a wunderful atmosphere. Inside the rooms are shaped in an unusual way. No entrance fee.

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is one of the oldest church in Germany, built in 9th century. It is small, but it has an atmosphere where you really feel the history. There are catacombs as well like an old cemetery. Just some steps from the cathedral, on a little hill. Amazing!

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