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St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche)

Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 19605270
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Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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"palm trees"
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"beautiful interior"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of two major churches in the center of the old town, this is a magnificent, but to me a bit cold, structure. The soaring columns of green palm trees are echoed by an outside monument that recognizes the role that Leipzig citizens played in...More

Thank James K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the church today and will return later this week for a concert. It was well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church was the center of the peace movement and protests. It is nice to just go in, sit down, and absorb.

Thank KTLund
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely church to visit, nice place to lisen to the organ play if you want to hear of course. no lots off tourist here ( sometimes)

Thank marcbetjes
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the other church where J.S. Bach worked (the St John Passion was premiered here, for instance), although the interior is not as he would have known it. It's absolutely stunning - I've never seen anything like it - check out my photographs. Better...More

Thank JackPudding
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We called in and were wowed by the beauty of this historic building. There was a choir rehearsing for an evening concert, so we came back to hear them, too, which included some J S Bach sung in one of his churches.

Thank BigWoo
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This unique and beautiful church is a very important place for not only the music of Bach but also for the role that it played in the late 1980's during the transition from communism. This is not to be missed!

Thank Carl C
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This church is the largest in Leipzig and well worth a visit for its beautiful painted ceiling over the altar, net vaulting and palm-shaped columns. The interior is a stunning white and can seat about 1,400 congregation. In the 18th century, several of Bach's works...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and unusual. Important role towards a peaceful and United Germany. Ceiling is amazing and interior calm and different.

Thank Teresa O
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

The external look might be just normal but the interior is great, especially the grand church organ. Another church that Bach used to perform.

Thank Chin W
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