The Romantic Road Sights

St. Jakob Church

  • Klosterg. 15 Map It
  • Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Fodor's Review

This Lutheran parish church, constructed from 1311 to 1485, showcases 600 years of stained-glass windows and has notable Riemenschneider sculptures, including the famous Heiliges Blut (Holy Blood of Christ) altar. Above the altar is a crystal capsule said to contain drops of Christ's blood. The Twelve Apostles Altar, by Friedrich Herlin, has the oldest depiction of the town of Rothenburg.

Sight Information

Address:

Klosterg. 15, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria, 91541, Germany

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Phone:

09861-700–620

Sight Details:

  • €2
  • Jan.–Mar. and Nov., daily 10–noon and 2–4; Apr.–Oct., daily 9–5; Dec., daily 10–4:45. Tours in English Sat. at 3:30

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