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Marienkirche, Lubeck

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Marienkirche, a large Lutheran church, is a superb example of the Brick Gothic style prevalent in northern Germany. It was constructed between 1250 and 1350, but on the night of Palm Sunday 1942, it was almost completely burnt down during an Allied air raid. You can see where the bells fell on that night--they have been left there as a memorial to the war. Though many of the old artworks were destroyed in the bombing, you can still admire the winged altar of Christian Swarte from around 1495, a wooden statue of St. John from around 1505, and a stone statue of St Antonius from around 1460. Head outside to the courtyard to see an unusual statue of the devil. Using our online itinerary creator, Lubeck attractions like Marienkirche can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • St. Mary's Church Marienkirche and Renaissance town hall is one of the most interesting architectural complexes in Northern Germany. The Church was built on the model of the French cathedrals during the heyday of Lübeck in the late thirteenth century. She was the personification of pride for their city burghers. Inside we have not got, and it is a pity, because there is the world's largest mechanical organ and two shattered the old Bell chetyrehtonnyh the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The Church has served as a model for numerous Kirch throughout Germany. Two 125-meter Tower, largely shape the skyline of Lübeck. Unfortunately, we are now seeing only the restored Church, which is almost completely faded after the bombing during the war, losing the famous Organ dances of death ".
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  • It is impressive the church really big and time is an exhibition in the Church by the destruction of the second world war. Very prestige value. And a little devil is also there.
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  • Despite, or just due to the slightly in need of renovation of the walls and pillars of the venerable character is beautifully worked out, and the Church is worth a visit.
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  • I love the city of Lubeck. I just spent a week there and it was a wonderful experience. The church is exquisite in and of itself, but it is one of many sites. Architecture, history, the people, the food (yes, the food) - all just wonderful. My work takes me there, and I look forward to the next trip.
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  • Marvelous experience, beautiful church in an ancient gothic style. You will enjoy this place!
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