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St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)

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Address: Thomaskirchhof | off Grimmaischestr., Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 0341/960-2855
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Description: Bach served as the choirmaster at this church, to which his grave was...
Bach served as the choirmaster at this church, to which his grave was moved in 1949, for the last 27 years of his life.
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Beautiful church with so much history of Bach and others! Make sure to peek in the church bookstore, too. We were lucky enough to catch a performance in the church and the sound... read more

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

Beautiful church with so much history of Bach and others! Make sure to peek in the church bookstore, too. We were lucky enough to catch a performance in the church and the sound was beautiful. A must see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Well restored building. Two fine organs with regular recitals. Also cantata concerts in seasons at the weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful church with a fascinating history. Final resting place of Johann Sebastian Bach who was cantor here for many years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I didn't plan anything for Leipzig so when I ran across this church I realized it was one of the main attractions of Leipzig; and justifiably so. It isn't just the beauty of the church (I have seen much more beautiful ones) but rather the religious, musical, and political history that surrounds the Church. I was very happy to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is the church where Johann Sebastian Bach is buried. I was privileged to attend a mass of Bach's in this church, which made the experience almost surreal. Great visit for the church-history student.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Home of the St. Thomas Boys Choir and a place of musical creativity; it is also the final resting place of the famous St. Thomas Cantor, Johann Sebastian Bach. Organ concerts are held regularly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

The look of this church is not very impressive, but it is well known by Johann Sebastian Bach who had worked for several years in this church and he was also buried here. When we entered into the church we could here the organs playing some Bach's works and the chorus singing some songs. Quite nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The concert was incredible, but also attending the mass was a nice experience. People sang great!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My husband and I were in Leipzig for one day, and we made it our goal to see a concert at this famous church. Being musicians, we were awed by the importance of this church in the life of JS Bach, but we also enjoyed the architecture and design of the church itself. We attended a performance of the Thomarchor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We travelled from Australia and went to five concerts at various venues in Leipzig during the Bach Festival (Bachfest) in June 2015. One of the venues was this church. I feel that I must tell non-Europeans about what they can expect. You will be unlikely to catch more than a glimpse of the performers at this venue. When we booked... More 

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Additional Information about St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)

Address: Thomaskirchhof | off Grimmaischestr., Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 0341/960-2855
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig>  > Zentrum
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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