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St. Sebaldus Church (St. Sebaldus Kirche)

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Address: Sebalderplatz, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0911/22-56-13
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I though this would be like every other church but it isn't. I love the feel of the church but I will say this was a modern church in which they played I will always love you by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I though this would be like every other church but it isn't. I love the feel of the church but I will say this was a modern church in which they played I will always love you by Whitney Houston. The man was playing on a piano.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a function on so we didn't see the inside but it was really nice to look at from the outside and was in the centre of town

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church was badly damaged during WWII and has been painstakingly restored. There is extensive documentation of the life and times during that period which is very interesting and well worth study.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently Nuremberg's oldest parish church, this cathedral is quite beautiful. Built in the early 13th century it has been remodelled and reconstructed a few times. After being destroyed in World War II, along with most of Nuremberg, it was re-built in 1957. The saint's bones are supposed to be buried inside the church. Many tourists like to stop here to... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful cathedral is at the bottom of the hill from the castle, and is surrounded day cobblestones and little shops and cafes. The remains of St. Sebaldus are interred here, and our guide told us that because a saint was interred here the church attracted visitors who would pray and feel guided by his spirit. It also brought money... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad I stopped in. Quiet, not busy. Space feels open and lighter than many cathedrals. Lacked the overwhelming feeling of serenity I have had in other churches in Germany, but that is probably a personal leaning towards a style of church for me. If in the area stop in, would not cross the city to see it. I stopped in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This imposing church, once a catholic church now Lutheran, is located opposite the Rathaus on Albert Durer Platz. We walked around this Gothic church, built from a rusty pink veined sandstone, trying to find a door that opened - the side door! The time walking around the church was also used to look at the amazing detail of the stone... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Along with Saint Lorenz, a must stop when in Nuremberg. Beautiful and peaceful. Sit in the quiet and just admire the craftsmanship and work of art that the Church is.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

An elderly gentleman led the group of us all the way up to the panoramic balcony (it was a guided tour to one of the towers): 230 steps that proved to be so steep that I had to descend backwards - even though I have small feet ;-) The way up was so narrow at some stage that some of... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

From the outside, you cannot imagine the amount of destruction that this church sustained. Take a look inside and you will see photos of the result of WWII bombing. The church was completely restored after the war in amazing fashion. If you look closely at the back of the church, you can see where the original walls ended and the... More 

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