The “Felsenkirche” church – legendary and unique

The town’s famous landmark is the prominent medieval church (built between 1482 and 1484) situated in a prominent location above Idar-Oberstein. Just the ascent is a worthwhile experience: The interior is accessed via
a tunnel that has been carved into the solid rock, which leads you over approx. 220 steps.
Please note that the “Felsenkirche” church is closed to visitors during wedding ceremonies. Since 2023, the gates of the Felsenkirche are once again open to visitors on selected dates.

Opening hours: Dates for public tours of the church can be found here.

Price per person: Adults: 5,00 € / Children, students, people with disabilities: 4,00 €. 

Contact Bookings: EdelSteinLand Tourist Information, Hauptstraße 419, 55743 Idar-Oberstein, Tel.: 06781-64871,

Contact church community: Tel.: 06781-22840, 55743 Idar-Oberstein/District Oberstein,

Accessibility by public transport: Bus line 801, 805, 806, 870, stop: Oberstein Stadttheater / Museum

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