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Address: Schlossplatz 1, 06886 Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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+49 (3491) 4986-10
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Famous Church

This church stands on the spot where Luther posted his theses on the wooden door. The original church & door are long gone but in their place is a lovely edifice and some brass... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 1, 2016
Jerandnanc
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

The door has since been replaced by bronze ones with the 95 Theses engraved on them. The Church has just been reopened to tourists and there was still some work going on in early Nov, when we visited. I found the visit to be very moving.

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Baldwinsville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

The Castle Church is again open and ready for the Reformation's 500th anniversary in 2017. The work done really makes the Church shine.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

This church stands on the spot where Luther posted his theses on the wooden door. The original church & door are long gone but in their place is a lovely edifice and some brass doors inscribed with the theses. The church contains the grave of Luther and his key supporter. A very busy location now and even busier in this... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Beautiful and very interesting. The history and the architecture are great so do your research before you go.

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Thank SCBlossom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Outside is the door where Luther affixed his 95 theses. The original wooden door has been with a brass one with the words as part of the door. The inside is spacious and beautiful. In front of the alter is Luther's tomb as well as that of his friend. It is a peaceful place.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Its really special for us to visit the birthplace of the Reformation nearing her 500th year anniversary. The church itself was beautiful with the stained glass windows and symbols. A guided tour in english would have made it even better.

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Orange Park, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This church stands very prominently at the beginning of the town of Wittenberg and was built on the foundation of a castle which was very famous. On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther nailed his theses on to the main door. The grave of Martin Luther and the reformer Phillip Melanchthon can be visited inside the church. A beautiful church inside... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Castle Church should be a must see for anyone visiting Lutherstadt Wittenberg. It is beautiful but also of utmost importance to the Protestant Reformation.

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Thank 1972TexasGal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Viewing of this Church was a reason to visit Wittenberg. We were not disappointed. The gravity of what took place during the Reformation and the role this Church had in it is apparent. First of all Martin Luther is buried here and as you would expect it is in an understated memorial. His friend and colleague, Phillip Melanchthon is buried... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Unfortunately we were unable to visit inside this iconic church, but were able to glimpse the doors where Martin Luther posted his 95 thesis. Hopefully the renovations are finished for the 500th anniversary of this event in the near future - but it would have been wonderful to look inside, another reason to come back to this place!

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