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The Church in the Rock

Church built into the rock over Idar-Oberstein.
Buried Treasures in Idar-Oberstein

April 26th 2008
I’m a big fan of semi-precious stones, and seeing a church that had been built into the side of a rock seemed pretty cool to me, so I was happy we were invited along on a tour group headed to the town of Idar-Oberstein. The bus takes us through the town itself to reach the mines located just outside of town, and up quite a steep road. These mines, the Gemstone Mines Steinkaulenberg, are th ... read more
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