Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia Sights

Stiftskirche St. Servatius (Collegiate Church of St. Servatius)

  • Schlossberg 1 Map It
  • Quedlinburg
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 04/26/2016

Fodor's Review

This simple, graceful church is one of the most important and best-preserved 12th-century Romanesque structures in Germany. Henry I and his wife Mathilde are buried in its crypt. The renowned Quedlinburg Treasure of 10th-, 11th-, and 12th-century gold and silver and bejeweled manuscripts is also kept here (what's left of it). Nazi SS leader Heinrich Himmler made the church into a shrine dedicated to the SS, insisting that it was only appropriate, since Henry I was the founder of the first German Reich.

Sight Information

Address:

Schlossberg 1, Quedlinburg, Saxony-Anhalt, D–06484, Germany

Map It

Phone:

03946-709–900

Sight Details:

  • €4.50
  • Nov.–Mar., Tues.–Sun. 10–4; Apr.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. 10–6

Published 04/26/2016

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