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Address: Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 341 9605270
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Four Day Christmas Delight - Leipzig, Dresden and Plauen

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Really worth a visit the only church I have ever been in that was mostly white including the benches. It has a historical background

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Really worth a visit the only church I have ever been in that was mostly white including the benches. It has a historical background

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LONDON
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I attended the Palm Sunday service here and it was brilliant to be worshipping in a church which had been so central to the events of 1989. Very welcoming, children involved in the service, loved the real donkey (!!) but also the fact we went out as a congregation and sang in the town at different points. Cannot speak German... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is where it all started, the movement that swept aside communist dictatorship and finally changed the map of Europe

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Oberoesterreich
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Not very pretty on the outside, but beautiful inside. Its recent claim to fame is that it was the location where the "peaceful revolution", leading to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany, took place. A must to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Hard to miss and you wouldn't want to. Beautiful inside and outside, some lovely photos to be taken. Would have been nice to see it in action :)

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Edmonds, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Bach himself played the organ here. It's non descript from the outside, but beautiful inside. The organ was playing the entire time we were inside. Well worth a visit, and a donation to keep it up.

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Vermont, USA
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

You can always find a concert at this church, located in the heart of Leipzig, which transports you to the time of Bach and his contemporaries..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is the place where the peaceful german reunification started and shoud be seen once you are in Leipzig!

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This Lutheran church is quite a contrast to the churches in England and Italy with which I am most familiar. It is painted in light pastel colours and the columns are in the style of palm trees. The ceiling is beautifully decorated too.

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The church itself is not so interesting, but recent history makes it a very important place. Sit down and read what happened here in the 1980s and what is still happening every week.

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