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Stadtkirche Sankt Marien

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Neat piece of history

Very nice church. Easy to access and plenty to see. Really neat art. And awesome to think about the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mpugh22
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Dallas, Texas
Poor People's Church in Luther's Time

Martin Luther preached here to the poor. The wealthy parishioners went to the Castle Church up the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RNDMD
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Portland OR
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Peeking up from a row of buildings at one end of the Market Square, this is the oldest building in town. It was also Luther's home church where he preached, where he was married and where his children were baptized. It is thought to be...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice church. Easy to access and plenty to see. Really neat art. And awesome to think about the Protestant beginnings that happened here.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Martin Luther preached here to the poor. The wealthy parishioners went to the Castle Church up the street. One day a year, the Castle Church opened their doors to the poor -All Saint's Day. It was the on day before (on what we now celebrate...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very impressive history behind this currently active city church. No admission to go in and walk around.

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We visited to see church Luther preached at. They have some very interesting paintings. You must pay 2 euros to take photos but admission is free

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

The City church spires tower over the marketplace. Martin Luther pastored this church for much of his career. An artist contemporary of Luther, Lucas Cranach painted an alter piece of the last supper flanked by reformation themes. We were fortunate to attend an organ concert...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Along with Castle Church, this is one of the very large and impressive sites of Lutherstadt-Wittenberg. While I could not visit inside because there was a function going on, I spent a good deal of time looking at the carvings etched into the outside of...More

Thank w1sj
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1996, the Town and Parish Church of St. Mary's is the oldest building in Wittenberg. The east chapel dates from 1280 and the triple nave structure with the two late Gothic towers dates from the 14th century. The...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

This church, located close to the old town square, is known as "the mother of the Reformation". It is closely associated with Luther who preached here starting in 1512 and where he started to denounce the selling of indulgences. It was also the first church...More

1  Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 17 May 2018

It's an interesting and nice building whose two square belfry towers are outstanding particularly owing to their aesthetic character. It is withheld that the name of that Church appears already in a document from 1187 though it seems that the oldest parts of the Church...More

Thank periandro
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The perimeter of the inside of the church walls are host to several huge paintings by Cranach and other reformation painters. There are labels nearby so you can learn about visual clues in the paintings to better understand the story being told. We spent some...More

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