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Sankt Marien Kirche

Am Ziegenmarkt 4, 18055, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
+49 381 4923396
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Beautiful church - A must see!

The Old Saint Marien Church is a must to walk in to! Make sure to be there before noon, to watch... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2016
ksbh
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Fort Lee, New Jersey
Impressive large organ

Very large church that could do with some repairs in addition to the repairs underway . Impressive... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2016
Mia M
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Malmo, Sweden
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Am Ziegenmarkt 4, 18055, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

The Old Saint Marien Church is a must to walk in to! Make sure to be there before noon, to watch the astronomical clock, which is “clicking” since 1643. It is indeed an impressive beautiful peace of art.

Thank ksbh
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Very large church that could do with some repairs in addition to the repairs underway . Impressive large organ. Nice surroundings.

Thank Mia M
Reviewed August 6, 2016

very pretty church with an engineering marvel of a working astronomical clock. There is a new "mechanism" required every 130 years and one of the local Ph.Ds already has given church info for when this period elapses. Neat.

Thank JSD_West
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful Church and very peaceful (despite the many tourists ... like us). The huge organ has to be seen to be believed and the astronomical clock is pretty unique - get there early to get a good spot for 12noon for the appearance...More

Thank ScottishTemplar
Reviewed August 2, 2016

This church and clock are worth the effort to see in their own right. When viewed while recieving an informative but unintrusive background from SPB Tour guide Andreas you truly appreciate the genius that went into creating the astronomical clock. Without expert narrative you are...More

3  Thank wmccfp
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This church is from the 13th Century and has survived the test of time. It is currently in the process of being refurbished and continues to serve the community as a house of worship. The highlight of this church for me was the Astronomical clock...More

Thank travelinman018
Reviewed July 20, 2016

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

Thank irmaZagreb
Reviewed July 19, 2016

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...More

Thank John M
Reviewed July 13, 2016

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

Thank teamflames
Reviewed July 10, 2016

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.

Thank John R
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