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Address: Friedrichstr. 1, 16515 Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Phone Number: 493491402585

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Where the Reformation started - at the door

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 4 weeks ago 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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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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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.

Thank 1972TexasGal
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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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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Previous posters said the church was under construction and I wondered if we should even go. But while we did find them working on the exterior walkways and there was the ever-present scaffolding, the interior was available and beautiful. I visited not for a religious purpose, but historical, and enjoyed the church very much.

Thank Kohonie
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Lots of reconstruction still going on around the church but the inside with the tombs of Luther and Melanchthon is in great shape. The door with the 95 theses has also been restored.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Would have loved to see the whole place but parts of it were not accessible due to renovations I assume.

Thank Patrick M
Heidelberg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

The infamous doors are non-accessable for selfies and photos. This church also hold Martin Luther's grave.

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