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Frauenkirche

Hauptmarkt 14, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany (Altstadt - St. Sebald)
49-911-20-65-60
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Ranked #12 of 73 Attractions in Nuremberg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

You can't miss this church. It is on the main market square in the middle of everything.. The architecture is impressive with a beautiful clock on the front. At noon, the clock puts on a short show. Not as impressive as some I have seen but worth watching if you are already there. The inside is worth a look and... More

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trondheim
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11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is the second important church in Nürnberg. It is absolutely worth a visit. Some evenings they have a musical tour of the church. Organ and walking around the church. If possible get up to the altar, and behind it, there are some paintings there that should be seen. The man "on the moon" under the feet of Maria!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Frauenkirch is on the central square in Nurnberg. It's impossible to miss and a real landmark for the city. It depends if you like it, for the architecture, the religion... But if you're there, why not have a quick look. There is not that much to do in Nurnberg, although it's a relaxing place.

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Grafenwöhr, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If you are in the market square definitely go inside. Beautiful decor and an amazing organ inside! Even more beautiful in the winter!

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The 14th century Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche) is located on Nurenberg's Main Market Square (Hauptmarkt) and contains some impressive medieval sculpture. At noon, the clock (dating from 1509) shows the seven Imperial Electors filing past the Emperor. If you're there close to noon it's worth waiting to see this spectacle.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

watch the midday clock tower show! a small quiet place by the market square.lots of history,the schoene brunnen was once designed to be the spire!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The church is placed within the main square of the Altstadt of Nuremberg. If you get a chance you need to see the inside.

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Beatrice
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

While we were in this church just off the plaza in Nurnberg, the organist was practicing for Mass. We got to enjoy his beautiful music on a lovely organ.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The city of Nuremberg and the Frauenkirche were all rebuilt after the War. The architecture is impressive and of clear pride. However this site is not a must visit. The show at 12 is quaint but not worth going to see specifically

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Frauenkirche is the least important of the three major churches in the old town. Both the Lorenzkirche and the St. Sebald have much more to interest the traveler. Still, the church is attractive, and it has some nice stained glass, and Catholics may feel obliged to enter it, the more important churches in Nuernberg being in the possession of... More

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