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Stadtkirche, a World Heritage Treasure

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Address: Judenstrasse 35, Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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A View to History

This is well worth the visit as part of a visit to Wittenberg. It takes a few minutes to walk to from the main street or market place. This is where Luther preached and married... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
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Edina, Minnesota
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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is well worth the visit as part of a visit to Wittenberg. It takes a few minutes to walk to from the main street or market place. This is where Luther preached and married. There is no cost. It gives one an insight into Germany from the medieval to the modern era. The interior is simpler then the Castle... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This church, where Luther preached hundreds of times, is both interesting and intimate. Besides interesting art work and sculpture there is an altar cloth sewn by the Queen Denmark and presented on October 2016.

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Baldwinsville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This is truly the "Mother Church of The a Reformation". It's where Luther preached and where Bugenhagen and Melanchthon worked with him to set the course for the Church after the split with Rome. The interior is classic, a must see for anyone interested in history.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a church that has seen so much history that changed the world. Take your time and respect those worshiping.

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Orange Park, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This parish is the oldest building in town and Martin Luther used to preach in this church. It's light blue pews and minimalistic architecture gives you a feeling of calm, serenity and a kind of mystical feeling. The baptismal, however, is elaborately decorated. There is a small room made of stone on the side of the parish with a candle... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and informative. We linked this with a tour of Luther's house which was excellent as well

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Lauchringen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This church is a World Heritage Site - and quite rightly so! Walk around it and go inside. Take you time and make sure you see every corner of this impressive building. And watch all the paintings by L. Cranach - looking out for details. There is a small printed guide worth taking. This church is a true gem! (There... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

While it does seem very odd having a store inside of the church building proper - and despite the fact you have to pay to get in if you are a part of a tour (individuals are at no cost) this was a great visit. The paintings were simply spectacular and to think that this is the place where Luther... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is the church where Martin Luther preached many of his sermons and even baptized his children. Admission is free but it is appropriate to leave a small donation as the congregation must support its own church. I managed to video the altar and church before the church lady told me that photography was forbidden unless I purchased a license.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The Cranach works are amazing. This was Luther's Church - thousands of sermons delivered. This is the place for all pilgrims to see. Plan to spend some time here - tours typically are in and out. It really helps to get some explanation of the paintings. This along with Lutherhaus museum are the highlights of Wittenberg!

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