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St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), Leipzig
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St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) is most famous for being the resting place of composer Johann Sebastian Bach. It's also where he worked as a choir director. Reformer Martin Luther preached here on Pentecost Sunday in 1539. Today, it is a Lutheran church. In the sanctuary, study the portraits of superintendents of Leipzig. The oldest dates back to 1614. Note the stained-glass windows. One is a portrait of Bach, and another is Felix Mendelssohn. Outside the church, look for the statue of Bach. Plan to visit St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) during your Leipzig vacation using our convenient Leipzig trip itinerary maker.
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  • This Cathedral is beautiful. Its architecture, its interior, the stained glass windows. Everything in general is full of history. The two bodies are awesome and best of all is that there are people making music. Regular students who practice and play.
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  • Unique church building, offering meditative Qulitäten, and which also incomparable related to classical music, preferably Bach, who wants offers. The the motets, especially the performances of the Thomaner choir one must attend be sure
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  • The Church of Saint Thomas is still a significant building in the Centre of Leipzig. Still, it is also the place of the famous Thomanerchor's. In the footsteps of Johann Sebastian Bach, it is essential.
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  • Beautiful Church where the great Johann Sebastian Bach is buried. Free entry. If you have the chance to see the Thomanerchor don't lose it.
  • Very nice church, free to visit, with Bach's grave.
  • Another must visit on your Leipzig trip! Come for a concert and listen to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and see the place where he lived and worked.
  • Final resting place of J. S. Bach, with frequent musical and other events.
  • Impressive and serene. Make sure to head inside and visit Johann Sebastian Bach's grave.