" Visit this jewel of Alsace’s Romanesque Road and discover its magnificent sculpted ornaments. Saints-Pierre-et-Paul Church will reveal all its secrets to only the most curious visitors. "
More than the few ruins that remain, history itself played a major part in forming Rosheim, one of the staging posts on Alsace's Romanesque Road.This 12th century church is one of the finest examples of Romanesque art. The sculpted bestiary and decorated capitals give a magnificent idea of the style and its origins. It is the most complete and most typical Romanesque architectural monument in Alsace.Make a point of visiting this superb historical church as you explore our region. (Guided visits for groups)
Not to be missed
Outside: the window of the apse, surrounded by the 4 evangelists, many sculptures depicting eerie characters and animals (the bearded old man, the lion devouring the lamb, the bear with a cake, etc.), the acroteria, and more.
Inside: the 21-headed capitals, the Gemini of the Zodiac, and throughout December the Baroque nativity scene.
- Altitude : 195m
- Distance to the nearest station (km) : 2km
- Type of visits proposed : Free visit, Guided tour for groups