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Church of St. Peter and St. Paul (Stadtkirche St. Peter and Paul)

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A Weimar gem

The Church of St. Peter and St. Paul is beautiful on the outside and well as the inside. It is done... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Sharon T
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Mendota Heights, Minnesota
A beautiful church

A beautiful church both from outside and inside. In particular the altarpiece is interesting, made... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
birtel831
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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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This beautiful church is best known for its Crucifixion triptych by Lucas Cranach the Elder.
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Herderplatz 8, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
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+49 3643 851518
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

The Church of St. Peter and St. Paul is beautiful on the outside and well as the inside. It is done in white and gold. The organ is excellent and over the years the church has seen organ performances by Bach and Luther has preached...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sharon T
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful church both from outside and inside. In particular the altarpiece is interesting, made by Lucas Cranach . But There are also very interesting epitaphs and a fine organ, on which there are concerts onde a week in summer.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

My wife insists on visiting at least one church in every town we visit - and this was an excellent choice, Luther having preached here and Bach performed some pieces as well. It's architecture is quite stunning especially in the snow. The highlight for most...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Impressive Church we had a lovely time here there was a Christmas concert a few days later and we were ther watching the choir practise. Very enjoyable. Outside then Market with lovely goodies for everyone and of course Glühwein.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

The church has many services during the day/evening. I most recently visited the Advent service. Right on the plaza and easily accessible from the Markt center.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Church is interesting for its place in the history of the city, Germany, and the faith. It is worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 24, 2016

The church is the only one that we visited in Weimar and it was in many ways spectacular. There is a giant altarpiece by the Cranachs, the grave of Herder, the side altars with graves of the Weimar princes, all splendid. This is a historic...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

The painters were in whitewashing everything so plain white. Detailing picked out in gold, the altar and a few memoria so ornate. The altar pieces are the draw here and are very intricate. The over riding impression is wow that's white.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed December 6, 2015

A stunning interior currently being decorated in white and gold . Also a temple of Protestantism ! The Cranach altar piece , also currently under restoration , features a lot of the people who were important in Weimar,s history . Also the burial place of...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed October 11, 2015

Lovely square where this church stands. We enjoyed our walk through the town and coming up on this church from different angles as we strolled through the beautiful alleys

Date of experience: October 2015
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