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Wonderful Organ in Action

We visited Sankt Jacobi this afternoon when an organ practice was in progress. It was awesome and... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Quiet time for reflection at 12:30pm with friendly pastor and Bach. And church cafe!

We stopped just before lunch for 30 mins "pause" with a pastor reading from the Bible and a short... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Andrew G
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 Oct 2018
“Superb Organ”
7 Mar 2018
“A beautiful church in Hamburg”
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is another of the less famous churches In Hamburg, but this one should be on every visitors list because of the incredible pipe organ, while I unfortunately visited on a day it was not being played it was nonetheless visually very impressive. Well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Sankt Jacobi is a beautiful gothic church in the oldtown of Hamburg and you can visit it. I came here, because it found it, the visit is good, but not is exceptional. I recommend you if you stay in the surroundings, visit it, if not...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Sankt Jacobi this afternoon when an organ practice was in progress. It was awesome and we spent a few minutes listening....... No service in progress and just a few other individuals there in silent prayer and reflection. A simple interior in line with...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stopped just before lunch for 30 mins "pause" with a pastor reading from the Bible and a short reflection and prayers interspersed with Bach organ chorale preludes on the historic organ. Even without really understanding the German (we just about worked out where the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a lovely and tranquil church. While the church's exterior looks wonderful, the interior isn't as opulent as we'd thought it'd be. Having said that, the organ is quite impressive and beautiful, as is the high altar. Worth a 5-minute visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Schnitger organ is one of the oldest and best in Europe. There are regular weekly recitals and it is certainly worth trying to catch one.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 5 February 2015

Sankt Jacobi is a very good church, it is standing out in the air majestically, it is also very good inside, calm and pleasant. very good experience

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

This beautiful old catholic church is the "pilgrim church" of Hamburg & the pilgrim door from where pilgrims in the Middle Ages set off for Santiago de Compostela, Trondheim, Jerusalem & Rome can still be seen. The church has a beautiful & well maintained organ...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2013

When we visit it there were also wood sculpture exhibition. Church is operational and has daily messa.

Date of experience: July 2013
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