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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nikolaikirche is a study in contrast. The gothic exterior in autumnal colours did not prepare me for the light neo classical interiors. But the enjoyment was in the surprise! The various ceiling designs are so delightful and largely washed in light summery pastel tones. The main church ceiling is so stunning with its charming mint and beige tones. The tropical leaf motif was an unexpected but captivating design feature. It is arguably the most beautiful church I've visited, and should not be missed on a trip to Leipzig.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is hard to describe the beauty of this church. From the fronds leading out of the columns to the altar and the ceiling, it is simply a place of amazing beauty. When we were there two musicians were practicing for a concert with the organ and a chimes violin. Ethereal and beautiful.

Thank Fletch1946
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used the audio tour of the church. It was well worth the time as you were given such great insight into the history of the church and the people of Leipzig.

Thank Trisha D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Felt like the interior looks like an opera house. Love the ceiling!!! It was so relaxing, the pastel colors.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful on the outside and inside.
A point you can not miss in the city. After a great story and you can still learn more about the history of music and the city.

Thank Vanessa S
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

The interior of the church was very pink (not my favorite color) with a large pipe organ. The exterior was unimpressive, but next to a nice square.

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Thank Moeandpumpkin
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Interesting interior, but the exterior is quite normal, nothing special. Inside is the right atmosphere.

Thank Zbyněk Z
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

This famous church, built in 1165, ud where Johann Sebastián Bach was the musical director between 1723-50. It is built in the Romanesque style but by the 18th century Baroque elements were added.
This church rose to fame in 1989 with the Monday Demonstrations, a peaceful revolt against Communism, which was the forerunner to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The interior is described as rose and mint in colour, and it is absolutely beautiful.

Thank DM S
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

This church played a major historically role as a gathering place and the interior is simply stunning. Columns matching the one outside in the most lovely pastels. Please keep in mind that there are two major churches worth a stop in Leipzig.

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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Visited this church on a trip to Leipzig. it was really nice to walk around inside and there is a small room close to the altar which explains the protests in the 1980s. However, these are all in German and it would be useful if this was also provided in English or with a handout in different languages. There is also a coffee shop available within the church.

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