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An Early German Gothic Church.

The Elisabeth Shrine that is in this church is a beautifully crafted masterpiece in gold made in... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Eva Julia T
London, United Kingdom
Very nice old Evangelical church

A very nice old Evangelical church built in Gothic style in 1235 . Was built in honor of St... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Herzliya, Israel
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Elisabethstr. 3, 35037 Marburg, Hesse, Germany
+49 4964 2165573
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Elisabeth Shrine that is in this church is a beautifully crafted masterpiece in gold made in the Rhineland in C13. There are also fine stained glass windows telling St Elisabeth's life story.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

A very nice old Evangelical church built in Gothic style in 1235 . Was built in honor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Her tomb is in the church . Admission free to the main hall and tickets needed for other parts .

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

The church and the story of Elizabeth sound like a fairytale. The church is a beautiful building with an amazing part with graves of famous royals. The golden shrine of Elizabeth is a masterpiece in gold. At the exit of the church you will find...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Plan to visit this landmark in Marburg! Such wonderful architecture and artistry! I’ve been several times and am never disappointed.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Marburg Germany’s most important person is(was) St Elizabeth. You can’t visit this city without learning something about her. The church is beautiful, one of the oldest gothic style churches in germany. I’ve visited numerous times as I live here at the moment. We always take...More

1  Thank darcy s
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Visited with my wife this church here in Marburg. History about the place is very interesting and moving. Must visit if you are in Marburg.

Thank Ricardo M
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in Germany, than this is the place to visit. Completed in the late 1600s, the Elizabethkirche is a fine example of pure Gothic design. There is a well equipped bookshop and while...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I'd recommend going here with a guide - our guide told us a lot of really interesting history about Marburg and St. Elizabeth here. Inside is a traditional, old church.

1  Thank Liz J
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Interior very dark but very historic. There is shop across the street with postcards etc. Reichspräsident Hindenburg is buried here on the left side.

Thank henri_s
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Much had been said about the beauty of this church and we were looking forward to seeing it . But a sign in English informing refugees they couldn't help was breath-taking in its unwelcoming clarity . I always thought churches were a place of refuge...More

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