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St. Sebaldus Church (St. Sebaldus Kirche)

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Address: Sebalderplatz, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0911/22-56-13

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Fantastic to see the rebuilding processes

On your way up to the castle stop by St Sebaldus. The admission fee is very nominal. Inside near the front pillars are excellent pictures of the church after the Allied bombings... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

On your way up to the castle stop by St Sebaldus. The admission fee is very nominal. Inside near the front pillars are excellent pictures of the church after the Allied bombings during WWII and the process the congregation followed to restore the church. The inside of the church is lovely with original fresco painting still visible on many parts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

A favorite to sit at the outdoor seating area across the street enjoying a drink on sunny afternoon and looking at the cathedral.

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Beautiful cathedral, but what was most interesting were the photo posters depicting the damage during the war and how the city and congregation came together to rebuild the cathedral.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

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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New York City, New York
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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
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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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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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