Plan a route here
Church

Katharinenkirche Oppenheim

Church · Rheinhessen
Responsible for this content
Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Katharinenkirche
    / Katharinenkirche
    Photo: Christopher Mühleck, Stadt Oppenheim
  • / Katharinenkirch innen
    Photo: www.inmedia.info
  • / Katharinenkirche innen 2
    Photo: www.inmedia.info
  • / Katharinenkirche Orgel
    Photo: www.inmedia.info
  • / Katharinenkirche innen 3
    Photo: www.inmedia.info
  • / Katharinenkirche innen 4
    Photo: www.inmedia.info
  • / Katharinenkirche innen 5
    Photo: www.inmedia.info
  • / Oppenheimer Rose
    Photo: www.inmedia.info
  • / Gebeinhaus Oppenheim
    Photo: Graphierano
The building, praised as the most beautiful Gothic church between Strasbourg and Cologne, is the epitome of Gothic architecture in Rheinhessen. In addition to the excellent architecture, it is characterized above all by its magnificent location, above the former free imperial city, dominated by the Landskron castle ruins. The west towers have been preserved from the foundation building. The Gothic new building began in 1275-79 with the almost central building style, harmoniously balanced eastern parts. The three-nave nave was completed in 1333. The south side facing the city is designed with large tracery windows and filigree tracery architecture as a lavish show facade. On the other hand, the west choir Madern Gertheners, towering over the nave, consecrated in 1439, appears to be simply plain and, due to its enormous height, acts as a uniform, completely windowed room. In addition to the remains of medieval stained glass, the many high-quality portrait tombs should be emphasized.

Open from

Auskunft: Pfarramt Öffnungszeiten: Sommerzeit 8 - 18 Uhr, Winterzeit 9 - 17 Uhr, Gottesdienstzeiten: So 10 Uhr

Coordinates

DD
49.853933, 8.354604
DMS
49°51'14.2"N 8°21'16.6"E
UTM
32U 453606 5522590
w3w 
///ladder.entry.carload
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Recommendations nearby

recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 5
Distance 18.6 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 306 m
Descent 307 m

Best of - RheinTerrassenWeg: historische Bauten in Oppenheim, Rheinhessens berühmteste Weinlage am Roten Hang, grandiose Blicke am Rhein und die ...

5
from Daniel Schmidt,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 46.7 km
Duration 3:15 h
Ascent 7 m
Descent 7 m

Eine Tour zum Abschalten. Rheinauen, Rheininseln erleben und eintauchen in bewegte Geschichte und die üppige Natur des Altrheins. Zwei Fährfahrten ...

4
from Karen Jäger,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 7.8 km
Duration 2:10 h
Ascent 143 m
Descent 143 m

Eines der bedeutendsten „Terroirs“ für Wein weltweit liegt unmittelbar zu Ihren Füßen – der „Rote Hang“ in Nierstein und Schwabsburg!

from Heike Sehlinger,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 4
Distance 10.4 km
Duration 3:15 h
Ascent 131 m
Descent 131 m

Auf dieser aussichtsreichen Weinbergstour führt der RheinTerrassenWeg durch Hohlwegpassagen und zu wunderschönen Ausblicken in Richtung Oppenheim ...

5
from Daniel Schmidt,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
Hiking Trail · Rheinhessen
ViaNatura Hahnheim
Difficulty
Distance 9.4 km
Duration 2:15 h
Ascent 25 m
Descent 23 m

from Heike Sehlinger,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
Bicycle Rides · Rheinhessen
Amiche Cycle Route
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 32.9 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 110 m
Descent 110 m

A simple but varied round-trip that follows the railway line from the Rhine to the first foothills of the Rhine Hessian hills. When the Rhine ...

from Karen Jäger,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 6
Distance 12.3 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 112 m
Descent 99 m

Be sure to stop in Bodenheim before heading to Mainz on the RheinTerrassenWeg. On the way there are many views, a geological park and a great bank ...

1
from Daniel Schmidt,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 6.8 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 160 m
Descent 160 m

Wine and fruits as well as diversity of species and a beautiful panoramic view - that is what makes this Hiking Tour around Zornheim's hill special ...

15
from Daniel Schmidt,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH

Show all on map

Routes to this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
18.6 km
4:45 h
306 m
307 m
recommended route Kühkopf-Tour (Tourentipp)
46.7 km
3:15 h
7 m
7 m
recommended route Am Rhein zur Stadt des Weines
90.2 km
5:00 h
246 m
246 m
10.4 km
3:15 h
131 m
131 m
recommended route Rheinterrassenroute
50.3 km
3:30 h
74 m
76 m
recommended route Rhine Cycle Route / Rheinhessen
90.4 km
5:30 h
95 m
87 m
Show in map

Nearby Points of Interest

 These suggestions were created automatically.

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Rating

Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.


Photos from others


Katharinenkirche Oppenheim

Merianstraße 6
55276 Oppenheim
Phone (0049) 6133 2381 Fax (0049) 6133 / 70383

Special features

Place to visit
  • Contents
  • Show images Hide images
Features
2D 3D
Maps and trails
  • 6 Routes nearby