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St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche)

Address: Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (Zentrum)
Phone Number: 49 341 9605270
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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Denton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We arrived in Leipzig in October 9 unaware that we were coming on historic day, the 25th anniversary of a critical day of protest centered around this church. Our guide explained the symbols of the protest, including the fountain overflowing (not one drop more!) and the lights set into the pavement of the square. Very moving.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Fortunate enough to walk into the Church and there was a concert playing. WOW!!! Beautiful setting, history, etc. If you visit Leipzig its a must!

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Creon-d'Armagnac, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Wherever I am in Europe, I cant resist to peek into an old church-this one was hard to resist! The interior was quite different than others, and the exhibitions were very informative. It fits in with the beautiful city of Leipzig!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Worth a visit, considering that it is also in the centre of the old city. It is a beautiful church, with exhibitions that are also worth reading.

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