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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
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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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Small But Pretty

Gorgeous stained glass windows filter the most beautiful light into this otherwise, small and somewhat dark church in the center of Roemer. If you are a pipe organ aficionado... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lanai, Hawaii

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous stained glass windows filter the most beautiful light into this otherwise, small and somewhat dark church in the center of Roemer. If you are a pipe organ aficionado, this church has an interestingly designed one.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting protestant church that avoided major damage during the war, information boards have English translations and there are candles to light for a small donation.

Thank zunzazun
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This is not as impressive as the main Cathedral in Frankfurt, but it is very close and if you are visiting the large Cathedral, Nicholas' Church is worth a few minutes to stop by. Luckily, this is one of the structures that was not completely destroyed by WW2 bombing. The current structure dates back to the 15th century with little... More 

Thank Alison R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

You can't miss this place. It's right at the center of shopping area. You can visit and see great building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Located in Roemerberg area, close to shops/ restaurants, worth a visit! Enjoy the great surroundings.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The Old St Nicholas Church is a Lutheran church in Frankfurt's Altstadt that dates from the 15th century. Fortunately, it suffered relatively minor damage during WW2 bombing and has retained most of its original features. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This church is one of the main contributors to the charm of the Römer square. It is small but very beautiful. and some of its stained glass are real masterpieces. Of course a visit to the church means a visit to the square. They come in one package.

Thank TheGalcierist
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

What a gorgeous square, full of events and sympathetically restored old buildings facing the gorgeous town tall for Frankfurt. The Christmas market here is always lovely, day and night this square and its lovely church is full of people, traditional german restaurants and so on. Highly recommended on your visit to Frankfurt.

Thank StefanoPedditzi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It's just simple and tiny church in the corner edge of Römer square. However, it has quite spiritual atmosphere. I recommend to take a short break sitting on the bench in the church and look around Stained glasses.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Its like a small version of a cathedral, nice structure with vibrant collars fits well in the square don't need to go in if don't have the time the outside sums up the building very well

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