The Collegiate Church, with two towers totallydiffering in height and appearance, is the main symbol of Neustadt an derWeinstraße. It is the largest and most significant gothic church in Palatinate.It was built in 1368, the tower built through in 1489. The initiator of itsconstruction, Count Palatine Rudolf II, who dedicated the temple to St Egidio,is buried here.
In 1707, Catholicsand Protestants shared the Double Church, erecting a wall inside the building. Inthe Catholic part the baroque altar is interesting and in the Protestant part theearly XX century mosaic is. In 2005, the murals over the entrance, depictingthe Holy Mary, were restored. There are trips on Saturdays, from May toSeptember, during which you can rise to the 57m-high southern tower and see thecity's historic center from a bird's-eye view. You should also pay attention tothe other tower with the world's largest cast steel bell weighing 14 tons.