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St. Sebaldus Church (St. Sebaldus Kirche)

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Neighborhood: Altstadt - St. Sebald
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Address: Sebalderplatz, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0911/22-56-13

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The oldest church in town

This church is devoted to the local patron saint, St. Sebald. I liked it more than the other 2 I visited (Frauenkirche and St. Lorenz). Half the building was destroyed during WWII... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Athens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

This church is devoted to the local patron saint, St. Sebald. I liked it more than the other 2 I visited (Frauenkirche and St. Lorenz). Half the building was destroyed during WWII but it is now renovated.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Amazing to see the post WW2 picture of the church inside as it shows how much work went in to restoring it. Nice stonework, worth spending about 20 minutes looking through it.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

It's a beautiful old church in the old city but will only take you about 15 minutes to walk through. That is all.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Albrecht Durer's church, great historical interest, and located very close to Durer's original house in Nuremberg.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

very powerful experience to see this church. The photo display from pre and post war is gripping. An amazing sense of peace and beauty inside.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

You will see this church, this is in the middle of Konigstrasse, the main road. Very beautiful... Go and take pictures without flash.

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Annandale, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Beautiful old church within the Aldstat. I am amazed at the size of these churches. I liked the fact that it was easily accessible and easy to get to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We usually find time to visit this church when we are in the area. It has great views if you have the chance to go up to the balcony, however it is not always open. The church in itself is worth a visit!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went inside and also climbed upon the balcony for views of the Christmas market. These views are open from 10. They were meant to be open on Sunday earlier but postponed due to a special church service so we had to return later. There's information about Christkind upstairs too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

There are many churches in Europe. This one is interesting because it was originally a Catholic church. It is probably the only Lutheran church in the world that contains the body of a Catholic saint--Saint Sebaldus.

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