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Hauptkirche St. Katharinen

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Lovely Church

I passed by this church while heading for the warehouse area of Hamburg and stopped to take some... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Nantwich, United Kingdom

Very impressed with the inside of this church. Not only does it have a pretty ceiling but it also... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

One of the five most important churches in Hamburg.The spire is one of the most beautiful in town.Unfortunately it wasn't opened for visitors,only pre-booked guided visit was available.The interior is not very spectacular,only the stained glasses and the organ are distinguished.Across the street you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zuv
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I passed by this church while heading for the warehouse area of Hamburg and stopped to take some photos, then entered the church and was impressed with the display about the history of the church in the entrance vestibule and the original bell which had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Very impressed with the inside of this church. Not only does it have a pretty ceiling but it also has a lot of original artwork, making it rather like an art gallery.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank ChristineR513
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Hauptkirche St. Katharinen is a very nice church located in the old town of Hamburg, where you can see amazing stained glasses. For me it is one of the best churches in Hamburg and it is very recommendable visit the inner part.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This is tucked down a small side street so easy to miss but there is a small sign directing you to the church. I am not an expert but it is a little like the design of the church of St Michel (which is stunning)...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank northants90
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Hamburg has 5 main churches with St Michael, Petri and the ruined Nicholai being the main focus points but make the time to check out St Katharinen. A very old church near the deich Strasse district. The church is quite simple inside with the large...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kannapinn
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Walking down we saw the church. Did not find it amongst the top attractions. Yet, so close, we ventured in to see the treasures and beauty therein. Stained glass is very ornate as the carvings of the doors. Definitely, worth a visit and spend an...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Mypace
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Although it doesn’t look like much on the outside, just like a normal church, on the inside it has some kind of arty exhibition with pictures and drawings hanging form roe walls, that seemed to be some kind of representation of the bible story. Spectacular!...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank LucyKotsiopoulou
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Found this completely by accident but it's an extremely beautiful and stunning church to visit! Worth the trip!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rebecca_hamlett12
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

For anyone travelling the world looking for beautiful churches. This is one of those buildings. This is one of the most beautiful churches in Hamburg

Date of experience: May 2017
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