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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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its an awesome place to visit, in the heart of East germany. Perhaps the best East German town and awesome architecture (excluding berlin). Awesome church with a very vibrant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

its an awesome place to visit, in the heart of East germany. Perhaps the best East German town and awesome architecture (excluding berlin). Awesome church with a very vibrant history

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Baton Rouge, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great medieval church in small village. Surrounded by cemetery and gardens. Self guided tour with brochure available. Takes about one hour to visit.

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Wuppertal, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Nikolaikirche is a beautiful church - not so spectacular from the outside but when you enter you'll find a bright open room which in some sense doesn't seem too much like a typical church. No coloured windows with bible scenes, instead a fair use of white, pale green and pale antique pink on the different elements of the building... More 

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Ponder, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Wonderful old pipe organ played by Bach. Attended a church service there. All in German, of course. I loved the fhistory associated with this church and Martin Luther.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

...particularly the peaceful marches that eventually led to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Bach played here, Luther preached here. Don't miss it! I was here in June 2013 but I doubt it's changed much sine then. :)

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Beautiful church, wonderful organ, and of course historically significant for its role in the downfall of the former GDR.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The interior remodeling of the church worked out in my opinion disastrously. The fantasy pink-green grass-leaves decoration of the columns were more fit for the interior of a fairy-tale palace in an attraction parc (think Disney-world) than a church. You have to see it to believe it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Beautiful plastel pink and green and Frederick Roccoco using designs from nature. A must see. No admission charge. You may hear organ being played. Back was director here and at St. Thomas church where he ran famous boys choir

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The roof is quite different from other churches I have seen before: It has some sort of leaves made of plaster on top of the columns, is very beautiful. And the altar has nice old paintings.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The ceiling is something so unique, so beautiful. This is also the church Luther preached in. Ask for a visit to the private chapel.

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Additional Information about St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche)

Address: Address: Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 341 9605270
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig>  > Zentrum
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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