Felsenkirche Idar-Oberstein

Useful Information

Location: Idar-Oberstein, in Oberstein. Above the town center, access only by foot.
Open: 15-MAR to OCT daily 10-18, last entry 17:45.
NOV to 14-MAR daily 11-16, last entry 15:45.
Closed during service and weddings.
Fee: Adults EUR 2, Children (6-16) EUR 0.50, Children (0-5) free, Reduced EUR 1.50.
Groups (10+): Adults EUR 1.50, School Pupils EUR 0.50.
Classification: SubterraneaCave Church
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours:
Address: Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Oberstein, Felsenkirche, 55743 Idar Oberstein, Tel:+49-6781-22840.
Ev. Gemeindeamt Oberstein, Wasenstr. 21, 55743 Idar Oberstein, Tel:+49-6781-22270.
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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~1400 altarpiece created.
1482 start of construction.
1484 completed.
1980-1981 entrance tunnel comsstructed.
1984 renovation of the church and safety measures for the cliff face.
2000 renovation of the church.