Herz-Jesu-Kirche

Herz-Jesu-Kirche

Mayen

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The "Herz-Jesu" church is at the bottom of the large and massive Genoveva castle.
The building time is unbelievable:
ground stone was layed at the 12th June 1911, finished after 13 months at the 13th July 1912.

The astonishing building is minted with 5 towers. Both the clock towers have a high of 43 m and can be seen from far away.

You will have a great view of the church from the Genoveva castle.

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At a glance

Opening hours

  • Vom April 24th bis February 1st
    Monday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Tuesday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Wednesday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Thursday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Friday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Saturday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Sunday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

Place

Mayen

Contact

Tourist-Information Stadt Mayen
Boemundring 6
56727 Mayen
Phone: (0049) 2651 903004
Fax: (0049) 2651 903009

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