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Cathedral in Speyer

Speyer is a city in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany. It is one of the oldest German cities and has a beautiful old town. Speyer is a dicesan town since 346, its first churches and monasterys where built in the 6th and 7th century.

The foundation stone of the imperial cathedral was laid in 1030 by Conrad II, Holy Regent of the Salian Empire. The cathedral is the resting place of the salian dynasty. It was widely destroyed in the War of the Grand Alliance in 1689.

Get in

Speyer is located at the Autobahn A61. The main station has frequent connections to Mannheim and Karlsruhe.

Get around

Speyer has a working railroad system, also it is not directly connected with ICE trains it is easy to reach via Mannheim or Ludwigshafen.

Public transport

Speyer has a city bus system. You can get tickets from the bus drivers. Tip: The city shuttle (Bus line 565) costs only € 1.00 This ticket is valid for 1 day only in this bus line.


Speyer's Main Street
  • Kaiser und Mariendom - The romanesque imperial cathedral, with crypta of the Salian Emperors. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Very nice historic old town.
  • Judenbad Oldest Mikvah north of the Alps
  • Altpörtel - A 55 m high gate, part of the former fortification wall
  • Gedächtniskirche der Protestation - A protestant church with wooden interior from the 17th century
  • Historisches Museum der Pfalz - Historic museum
  • Technik Museum - Technical Museum
  • IMAX Dome film theater
  • Sealife - An aquarium



A little expensive.




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