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St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche)

Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 19605270
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Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the church today and will return later this week for a concert. It was well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church was the center of the peace movement and protests. It is nice to just go in, sit down, and absorb.

Thank KTLund
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely church to visit, nice place to lisen to the organ play if you want to hear of course. no lots off tourist here ( sometimes)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the other church where J.S. Bach worked (the St John Passion was premiered here, for instance), although the interior is not as he would have known it. It's absolutely stunning - I've never seen anything like it - check out my photographs. Better...More

Thank JackPudding
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in and were wowed by the beauty of this historic building. There was a choir rehearsing for an evening concert, so we came back to hear them, too, which included some J S Bach sung in one of his churches.

Thank BigWoo
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

This unique and beautiful church is a very important place for not only the music of Bach but also for the role that it played in the late 1980's during the transition from communism. This is not to be missed!

Thank Carl C
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

This church is the largest in Leipzig and well worth a visit for its beautiful painted ceiling over the altar, net vaulting and palm-shaped columns. The interior is a stunning white and can seat about 1,400 congregation. In the 18th century, several of Bach's works...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and unusual. Important role towards a peaceful and United Germany. Ceiling is amazing and interior calm and different.

Thank Teresa O
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

The external look might be just normal but the interior is great, especially the grand church organ. Another church that Bach used to perform.

Thank Chin W
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

We went to a lovely concert here, despite not being able to be in Leipzig when the famous boy´s choir sings. We thoroughly enjoyed the church and concert

1  Thank adrian p
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