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St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche)

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Address: Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 341 9605270
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Four Day Christmas Delight - Leipzig, Dresden and Plauen

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Nikolaikirche is a must during your Leipzig stay. You can reach it good by food from the central station. No entrance fee is required. There are information leaflets free of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nikolaikirche is a must during your Leipzig stay. You can reach it good by food from the central station. No entrance fee is required. There are information leaflets free of charge in several languages.

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Rottnest Island, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit if you are in Leipzig. As with most churches it has a wealth of amazing history and architecture. Sebastian Thomas Bach was the musical director of the church and several of his works were premiered here. The church was also the scene for the "monday demonstrations' these peaceful gatherings eventually lead to the revolution that brought about... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historic church. Place of silent demonstration against DDR in 1989.. Interesting but not very fancy rather unstylish.

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Bad Pyrmont, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

The eyes are immediately drawn to the ceiling. The light colours of the pillars and walls and the white pews are beautiful. This is much different to many other churches we have seen and a must-see in Leipzig. We were fortunate enough to hear the mighty organ. What a sound! It gives you goose bumps all over! But they close... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Are you a architecture junkie? If so St. Nicholas' church is where you need to be! It is truly an awe-inspiring site. I attended mass there, albeit only for a few minutes, but the sound resonating from this church was incredible! A must see!

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great to read about role of this church community in peace and candle procession.Beautiful building.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

beautiful church, and a rather emotional experience standing so close to the great composer's (JS Bach) remains

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Don't go to Leipzig without stopping by the Nikolaikirche! A huge, gorgeous church with intricate architectural details and a cute, quaint gift shop.

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Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The people of this church prayed and started a peaceful movement that brought down the Berlin wall. In America we know about the Berlin wall but being here and seeing the place where such a big important part of history came to pass is really powerful! You can even sit in on a service inside the church, but it will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

It is all about Bach in this beautiful church. It holds many ald items from churches already destroyed. Very worth of waling around for half an hour.

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