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Sankt Marien Kirche

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Address: Am Ziegenmarkt 04, 18055, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
Phone Number: +49(0)381 4923396
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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if you come to Rostock,this one is must see

very beautiful church from 13.ct,with one of the oldest,still functioning astronomer's clock!!wow!!!!.and the high altar from1721 made by craftsman, mainly from wood..and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Zagreb, Croatia
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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very beautiful church from 13.ct,with one of the oldest,still functioning astronomer's clock!!wow!!!!.and the high altar from1721 made by craftsman, mainly from wood..and the bronze baptismal font from 13ct...and very interesting story about men who saved the church in WW II....must see

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Ladera Ranch, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went on the new Holland America's Koningsdam on a 2 week Baltic Cruise. Ship stopped in Rostock and most of the passengers took the 3 hour 15 minute bus ride into Berlin. Our group of 6 just were not into riding a bus for 6 1/2 hours that day so we just got off the ship and took the shuttle... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is an enormous ancient astrological clock inside which is amazing. Try and find a guide that can explain the different parts.

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Wheeling, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ancient astronomical clock is fabulous. There is a lot of restoration going on but the altars a great. The stain glass is also very nice.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The St. Mary's Church, Rostock, iGerman is a large Brick Gotic church with gilded high altar, stained windows, medieval astronomical clock and more. The clock was build in 1472 and it is the only medieval clock still working with its original clockworks. It is is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information, such as the relative... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed visiting this church. Seeing the astronomical clock eascan extra bonus especially seeing it's performance and bells.

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful church to visit with its astreological clock which plays a tune and have 6 apostles walking past. The inside of the church is breathtakingly beautiful and a photographers dream.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

It is well worth spending time wandering round this interesting interior. The restoration work in progress currently mars the outside, but the treasures within will repay the effort. Parties of tourists with their attendant guides may spoil the prayerful atmosphere, but it is very much a living, working centre of worship as well as a guardian of history.

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Presto, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Special for some, maybe not for all. This church has unique features appreciated by travelers not tourists. You do not need to be an architectural devotee to appreciate the features, but enjoy this church.

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

St. Mary's Church is the biggest of three churches in the Hanseatic city of Rostock and one of the largest brickstone gothic buildings in the whole Baltic region. Since 1265 it has been regarded as a landmark of central importance to Rostock and in 1989 was the rallying point for marches against the Socialist Unity Party.For more than 700 years,... More 

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