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Where Bach was baptized and his family members played the organ ...

This is the place for a quiet moment during your tour of the region. Read up on the history... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Martin A
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Bloomfield Hills, United States
Interesting old church

One of J. S. Bach's relations used to be the organist in this church. We heard a 30-minute organ... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Couple-Tadworth
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Tadworth
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This medieval church has served as the site of sermons given by Martin Luther and as the place of baptism for Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Marktplatz, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is the place for a quiet moment during your tour of the region. Read up on the history, breathe the history, and --if your lucky-- listen to an organ recital or practice. A must-do.

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 12 July 2016

One of J. S. Bach's relations used to be the organist in this church. We heard a 30-minute organ recital (free with retiring collection). Attractive old building in the centre of Eisenach.

Thank Couple-Tadworth
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The childhood church of Luther and Bach holds the Protestant ascetic and serves as a silent witness to the flow of history.

Thank Mainzigartig
Reviewed 22 April 2016

On Sunday afternoon, just before 1600, I was there to find some Bach memorials in the church. At the entrance, I was invited to join a baroque concert which starts at 1600. I payed 10EU and enjoyed the concert a lot. After the concert, I...More

Thank cpu_bach
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Not to be missed. Apart from the fact that it's a lovely church inside, to be able to stand where Bach was christened, and Luther preached, is mind-blowing to say the least!

Thank Mike_Russbach
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Martin Luther followers will be thrilled at Eisenach and especially at a visit to the Wartburg castle where Luther transkated the New Testament from Greek to German.

Thank George H
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Went to see this church as Bach went there as child and saw the font where he was christened- amazing!

1  Thank Janetonly23
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Ornate Lutheran church on 4 floors with exquisite balconies and a magnificent organ that had regular concerts, very bright with picturesque pulpit and very traditional coloured pews. Unusual crypt with decorated coffins in basement and helpful guides on German and English, I attended a concert...More

Thank CandM04211
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I've visited this beautiful church many times and it just seems more and more beautiful each time! Right in the center of town, this is a hard to miss landmark and the quaint stalls in the courtyard are definitely worth a browse too.

Thank ravincarr
Reviewed 4 May 2015

It was lovely to be able to go inside the church (which closes at 5) and look around. The building is beautiful, and the art interesting. the organ looks amazing and I'd love to hear it sometime. The man whose job it was to lock...More

1  Thank Teri P
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