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St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche)

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Address: Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 341 9605270
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Beautiful interior of Church

We spent the day in Leipzig and came across this rather plain Church from the outside, but once inside, it was just amazing. Quite different to any other Church we have seen with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We spent the day in Leipzig and came across this rather plain Church from the outside, but once inside, it was just amazing. Quite different to any other Church we have seen with its colours predominantly pink, white and green. The huge pink columns with the green tops were lovely and most unusual. The pews were white too. There is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Beautiful inside, outside not so much. Spent only a few minutes inside as we had so many others things on our list.

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Allendorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

beautiful inside and starting point of DDR peaceful revolution of 1989- must see. There are organ concerts on teh weekends and guided tours . Both is recommandable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This elegant edifice of the Evangelical Lutheran persuasion makes an ideal place for relaxation and contemplation. The sanctuary is restrained baroque. Particularly striking are the support columns, which are done as stylized palm trees, with graceful Wedgwood green tops. Painted that same green, with sinuous white plaster embellishments, the walls around the entrance are even more reminiscent of the British... More 

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California Hot Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We have been to many churches in Germany, but this one was impressive and emotional. Make sure you read the history of the church while you visit here so that you can appreciate all that it has been through.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Grand and dark as churches go. Many visitors are drawn here, as the town honors Bach. A must see for this town.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The outside was a bit off putting so thought this would be a disappointment but amazing ceiling. There was a guided talk but it was only in German so no use to me. Leaflet for 20c helped a bit to appreciate the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Very unusual interior. Also a very interesting local history. We were fortunate to have a local guide who gave us a personal story of his experiences here during the cold war. Very glad we stopped in here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We happened to be visiting Leipzig during the 2015 Bach Festival, and were lucky enough to be able to purchase tickets for an organ concert in Nikolaikirche (only 11 Euro per ticket!). This is a beautiful old church, with wonderful acoustics and an amazing pipe organ. And this is a church in which Bach performed and composed. The history and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have the opportunity to go to several concerts. They have a long tradition of music (among others Bach was there) and it was really nice!

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