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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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second largest church

The second largest church in Nuremberg with a lot of history. The Northern part of the old town has the Name of this church.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The second largest church in Nuremberg with a lot of history. The Northern part of the old town has the Name of this church.

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Wotton-under-Edge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you know anything about Coventry Cathedral and want to feel some progress in humanity, reconciliation and faith has been made in the world, visit this Gothic beacon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A beautiful church with nice "bratwursthausel" in the surrounding squares. Some signs in german and english emotionally portray the churches history and there are some fascinating wooden angels inside the church.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I wandered in here to seek cool shelter during last week's heat wave. There is an excellent historic photo display of how the church was damaged during WW II, and its restoration process. There were also photos of 1930's Nazi's presence & rally in the city, as Hitler felt the city's old architecture made it the "most German" of cities.... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This church is worth a look, the architecture is amazing. I visited all of the churches and some of them had pictures of the restoration after World War II-incredible that they were able to save these.

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Swanton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The story of Sebald was shared with us by our walking tour guide. It's quite a tale! The church is massive and impressive, the oldest in the old town. Inside, the simple yet heart-wrenching exhibit of photos of the destruction of the church in 1945 and accompanying poem translated into several languages tells the emotion of the story.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

In Nuremberg, they know how to do Gothic. In fact every church in Nuremberg is Gothis, with one exception. The 2 largest of which this is one, spent many years tryinv to outdo one another. Anything added on by one of them was immediately added on by the other. They are quite similar in appearance because of this intense rivalry.... More 

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Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Passing by this historical medieval monument, beautiful building of human architecture and art, one thought was up on my mind. How great is human skill to create, how huge is human urge to destroy, how wonderful is human ability to forgive and rebuild.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Visited while at Christmas market. Amazing church and history. Friendly people working but only speak German. Try and attend a service there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

St. Sebaldus Church (Sebalduskirche) is one of the oldest churches in Nuremberg. This medieval church, severely damaged during World War II but since restored, is named for an 8th century hermit and missionary who is the patron saint of Nuremberg. This has been a Lutheran church since the Reformation.

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Additional Information about St. Sebaldus Church (St. Sebaldus Kirche)

Address: Sebalderplatz, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0911/22-56-13
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Nuremberg>  > Altstadt - St. Sebald

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