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Heilig-Kreuz-Kapelle

66440 Blieskastel, Germany

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About Heilig-Kreuz-Kapelle

The Holy Cross Chapel, also known as the Gnadenkapelle is a pilgrimage place that belongs to the Blieskastel Monastery and built in 1929. Around 80,000 pilgrims visit the Chapel annually. The chapel was built as a place of veneration for a relic of the True Cross.



Attractions near Heilig-Kreuz-Kapelle

Schlossberghöhlen10.7km from Heilig-Kreuz-Kapelle

A red sandstone cave in Schlossberg in Homburg, the largest red sandstone caves in Europe. It is comprising twelve floors and extending across an area of 140 meters long and 60 meters wide. The temperature in the caves stays around 10-degree Celsius around the year.

Burgruine Hohenburg10.8km from Heilig-Kreuz-Kapelle

It is also called Homburg Castle or Fortress Hohenburg, a ruined castle built around the beginning of the 13th century located in the Saarpfalz district in Saarland, Germany. It stands atop the 325 meters high Schlossberg above the Schlossberg Caves.

Saarbrücken Zoo15.95km from Heilig-Kreuz-Kapelle

This 13-hectare zoo has over 200,000 visitors annually. The zoo has over 1.700 animals from 160 species. It is the largest Zoo in Saarland and it specializes in African animals.

Saarland Museum, Modern Gallery18.88km from Heilig-Kreuz-Kapelle

An art museum in Saarbrücken, Saarland state in Germany. It is divided into three sites; the Palace Church, Old collection and Modern gallery, and each site have a different specialism.

Basilica of St. John the Baptist, Saarbrücken18.95km from Heilig-Kreuz-Kapelle

It is also called Saarbrücken Basilica, a catholic basilica located in St. John's market in Saarbrücken, Germany. Its temple was administered at the time of the Reformation by a noble Protestant. It was built on the chapel's site of the same name by the architect Friedrich Joachim Stengel between 1754 and 1758 and got redesigned to the original baroque between 1972 and 1975.

Rathaus St. Johann19.04km from Heilig-Kreuz-Kapelle

The former town hall of St. Johann, and today's town hall of Saarbrücken was built in an area northwest of the historic city center that developed between 1897 and 1900. It provides the venue for more than 1,000 marriages a year in a festive atmosphere.

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Saarland is a southwestern German state in the border of France and Luxembourg, with an area of 2,570 km2 representing 0.72% of the German landmass and a total population of 990,509. It is named after the Saar River. Saarbrücken is the state's capital, the largest and most populated city in the state. Due to the Saarland location near France, a large part of the population can speak French.