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St. Sebald - Sebalduskirche

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Nuremberg's oldest city parish church was built around 1215 as a three-aisled Late Romanesque pillared basilica with two choirs. As early as 1309 the original side aisles were widened and altered in the Gothic style. Destroyed during World War II...more
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Winklerstrasse 26, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice old church just off the main square. Well worth the short walk over to see. Entrance fee is by donation.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We walked by this church on our way from Nuremberg Castle to the beautiful fountain. The church is stone with two spires that are capped with oxidized copper. It is an interesting old church, but not as towering as the church in Cologne or as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

It is impossible not to see St Sebald Cathedral on any orientation tour Nuremberg once the unofficial capital of the Holy Roman Empire and today the economic, social and cultural capital of Franconia. Also see the mighty castle ramparts and the really beautiful old town

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

2 Euro's per adult (1 Euro/child to get it) ... its on the honor system. Some of the art and architecture of the church is really impressive. Not much to read. Didn't ask if an audio guide is available.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jwest
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The church has lots of history and was very interesting to see. I would recommend it. We did not have a guide during our visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

One of a few churches in Nuremberg and well worth visiting. Take half hour or so to appreciate the architecture and the inside too. Very historic church and you can't miss it

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

This church is one of the three top churches and contains lots of interesting stuff. The building is large and largely restored after the war but with some parts a bit shabby.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

St-Sebald church is located in Albrecht-Dürer-Platz 1, in front of the old city hall. It takes its name from Sebaldus, an 8th-century hermit and missionary and patron saint of Nuremberg. Together with St. Lorenz and the Church of Our Lady one of the three most...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Woven in the history. A place trying to show the peace of God but has anything but. We thought it great to have information sheets in different languages. Thank you . The altar is stunning and thoughtful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We visited a number of Churches during our time in Nuremberg but this was the best. Small in comparison to its contemporaries, but beautiful internally. Free to enter. We lit a memorial candle here.

Date of experience: September 2018
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