Ulm: minster and Stadthaus
Ulm: minster and Stadthaus ©Ulm/Neu-Ulm Touristik GmbH (Stadtarchiv Ulm)
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Visitors' Choice 2017
Ulm Minster

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Reaching for the skies: Ulm Minster

The Gothic Minster has been a dominant feature in the centre of Ulm for centuries and is the town's most famous landmark. It is also known far and wide for having the tallest church tower in the world: the 'Finger of God' stretches up to the skies reaching a height of almost 162 metres. This stunning piece of architecture is complemented by a number of exquisite art treasures inside the church. The minster is also famous for its 15th century choir stalls by Jörg Syrlin. The carved busts in particular are considered masterpieces of art history.

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