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Marienkirche

Marienkirche, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 397700
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Spectacular and Yet Humbling...

Many others have spoken of the magnificent interior, impressive even by the standards of other... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ganfo
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White, Georgia
Well restored

Like many other buildings in Lubbeck this church has been well restored after WW2. Their is an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
brvln
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Dallas, Texas
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Marienkirche, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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+49 451 397700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Many others have spoken of the magnificent interior, impressive even by the standards of other major European cathedrals. I was most impressed by the honesty with which the massive church bells, smashed into the brick floors and irretrievably broken, were presented as an object lesson...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like many other buildings in Lubbeck this church has been well restored after WW2. Their is an entrance charge which I somewhat object to since it is a church and this makes it seem more like a tourist attraction rather than a place of worship....More

Thank brvln
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a tour from our cruise ship and was truly amazed at the history surrounding it. The church is beautiful on it's own, and it's been through a lot. But they also have several things related to the struggles that have occurred,...More

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third largest church in Germany after the ones in Koln and Ulm. It took about a 100 years to build, and has one of the largest organs in the world. The church was destroyed during the Second World War and was rebuilt....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a spectacular chuch and the best one to visit in Lubeck in my opinion. It was partly rebuild after the 2WW. In addition to a spectacular interior of classic Northern European decor (simple, but delicate) it also has some very nice art and...More

Thank Henrik T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Marienkirche was destroyed during WWII on the night of 28 March 1942 by the RAF. The bombing created several fires that caused severe damage to Lubeck historic centre. The church was built in the VIII century and it was a symbol of the prosperity of...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We came to Lubeck on a cruise excursion and were really looking forward to seeing inside this church but it was closed to tourists because of a service.

Thank Xpharm
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Originaly built during 13th and 14th century it suffered lots of damage during Worldwar II. Very wel restored it now shows plenty of works of art: the Swarte altar, the Cross of Triumph, the largest mechanical organ in the world... In the south tower a...More

Thank cw f
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

If you like visiting churches, this is a great example of a German brick-built Gothic Church. Badly destroyed in the Second World War it has risen again. There was an interesting exhibition on the use of bombing cities as a tool in war. Shame it...More

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Do visit, you are asked for a small fee but this goes towards the upkeep of the building which was bombed heavily at the end of WW2 but which has been restored. Beautiful ceilings which make interesting photos.

Thank Goldeneye64
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Rob L
23 February 2017|
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Response from Whitebeard83 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe there is but we spent our time in Lubeck walking. Look up the telephone number of the Tourist Office and give them a call. They are helpful. Whitebeard83
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Alison C
10 August 2016|
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Response from rondonel | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have just visited the building. Have you tried the Tourist Office or approached the church itself?
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cando101
13 July 2016|
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Response from Pete S | Reviewed this property |
A couple of Euros, if I remember right.
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