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Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche)

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Address: Roemerberg 11, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 69 292449
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: This historic cathedral served as the church for local leaders from the...
This historic cathedral served as the church for local leaders from the 15th century on and today serves as the home of a Lutheran congregation.
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Nice architecture and colors of the building

I had a pleasant walk around and isinde the market, I totally enjoye the building, all the nice colour. The traditional part of german is really interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Timisoara, Romania

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Timisoara, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I had a pleasant walk around and isinde the market, I totally enjoye the building, all the nice colour. The traditional part of german is really interesting.

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Kuta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I was visited the Romer with my boyfriend, from the first time we steped the altstadt it took me back to a different age of time. like I been in middle aged. Apart from all the beautiful things to see in the Romer Square, my eyes glued to charming lutheran medieval church The Old St. Nikolai Church, or Alte Nikolaikirche.... More 

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Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 597 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The church is simple and not sophisticated inside. It is one of the buildings to see around the Romer Square.

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Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is a small, very old Gothic church situated alone in the center of a pedestrian square. It has lots of presence and charm. The original church was built in 1150, and the most recent rehab was in 1951. The architecture and pipe organ is very interesting and worth a stop by if you're in Frankfurt.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Such a wonderful place to visit and an opportunity to travel back in time, everything around you is inspiring!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This protestant church with white and red bricks and stone with green tower is located near the center of the Romer. Opening mornings at 10.00 am, the interior is dimly lit and it has stained glass windows and several sculptures at the rear of the church. The pipe organs are enclosed in a wooden case. I quick visit is recommended... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

RIght off the bustling tourist plaza is this lovely little church. I sat there for a long while and looked at the very medieval stain glass windows and the old organ. Well worth it.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is a decent little church, located in Roemerberg. I was actually expecting an impressive church (being so central and all), but the church turned out to be rather simple, not too interesting and other than the lovely stained glass windows, there's nothing much to see inside. A 5-minute visit is all you need.

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This church is much smaller than the others in the area but worth the visit. Very interesting to compare how simple, yet beautiful with the church really is. Note the colorful and bright stained glass which survived the war, the other windows are those replaced with more gray colors were the ones requiring replacement. Worth the stop!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It may be small, but it's worth a 10 minute visit to see the stained glass windows and to appreciate the architecture. I personally loved it - a great change from the large and imposing churches nearby.

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Address: Address: Roemerberg 11, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 69 292449
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Altstadt

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