Basilika St. Emmeram, Regensburg

#5 of 21 in Historic Sites in Regensburg
World heritage site · Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
St. Emmeram's Abbey (Kloster Sankt Emmeram or Reichsabtei Sankt Emmeram), now known as Schloss Thurn und Taxis, Schloss St. Emmeram, and St. Emmeram's Basilica, was a Benedictine monastery founded in about 739 in Regensburg in Bavaria (modern southern Germany) at the grave of the itinerant Frankish bishop Saint Emmeram.
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  • During our visit to Regensburg, my wife and I opted not to visit the Schloss because of COVID restrictions; however, we did seize the opportunity to visit this gorgeous Basilica of St Emmeram. I had.....  more »
  • Filled with lavish tombs in the dark Baroque splendour, this monastery church is peaceful, creepy, and wonderful all at once. The preserved corpses of saints in glass coffins make it a little...  more »
  • You will need to walk around and check for open doors to find this place. Also know google tries to take you to the wrong door to access the Abby. It is absolutely beautiful and was also empty when my wife and I toured. Make the effort and open some doors and you might just find this.
  • It was the last abbey „Kloster” I have visited on my short stay in Regensburg. Although it being among the oldest, but the bright light inside and the amazing paintings gave it a very sweet and amazing presence. It should be on your agenda if you like to visit historical religious places. I have liked it a lot

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