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“Beautiful Bells” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche)

Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche)
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Frankfurt City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #20 of 404 things to do in Frankfurt
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This historic cathedral served as the church for local leaders from the 15th century on and today serves as the home of a Lutheran congregation.
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Beautiful Bells”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

This church has the most "alive" feeling of Frankfurt's churches, or at least that's how it felt to me.
My friend and I were sitting in Romer Square having peeked inside, and were enjoying a hard-earned glass of apfelwein, when the hour struck and Nikolaikirche's bells began. They rang for AGES in a beautiful melody. Our hearts soured.
I'm not sure what time of the day it was anymore (around lunchtime), so I hope this symphony isn't limited to certain hours of the day, but it was perfection.
It's a wonderful place, if for nothing other than those lovely bells.

Visited September 2012
3 Thank Jennifer D
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“nice church in Roemer square- great vaulted ceilings!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Old Nicholas Church is in Roemer Square. It's a tiny church, but it's worth popping inside for a few minutes to see the vaulted ceilings!

Visited June 2012
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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“Nice, small church”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

Much smaller than most of the churches you will find tourists go to in Frankfurt, but beautiful - and it's in the Romer square (which you'll most likely go to anyway) so don't miss this!

Visited April 2012
3 Thank JennFromTO
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