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Basilica St. Johann

The Basilica St. Johann was erected by Stengel between 1754 and 1758.

Basilika St. Johann

It has been painstakingly renovated and is now a perfect example of 18th century Baroque beauty: the pope even granted the church the title “Basilica Minor”. Not to be missed are the bronze portal and the entrance area, which were designed by the Saarbrücken artist Ernst Alt.

The church organ is particularly striking. It consists of three individual parts, the main organ and the two choir organs. They can by played individually or together. The St. Johann Basilica organ is hence composed of 60 sounding stops and a total of 4,312 pipes. This remarkable and multifaceted instrument is exceptional in both its construction and its tone spectrum and is renowned far beyond Saarbrücken and the Saarland.

  • Opening hours
    Mo., Fr., Sa. 9.30 am - 7.15 pm
    Tu., Th., Su. 8.30 am - 7.15 pm
    Wed. 8.30 am - 5.00 pm
  • Service
    Every day  6.30 pm except Mo.
    Wed. 12 noon
    Sun. 10.00 am, 11.30 am, 6.30 pm
  • Admission
    free

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City map und address

Basilika St. Johann
Gerberstraße 31
66111 Saarbrücken

Phone: +49 681 32964