St. Sebaldus Church (St. Sebaldus Kirche), Nuremberg

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The location of St. Sebaldus Church (St. Sebaldus Kirche) in front of the Albrecht-Dürer-Platz is evidence of its central role in city's culture. One of the oldest and most important houses of worship in the region, it takes its name from Sebaldus, a hermit and missionary from the eighth century. The structure was originally a Romanesque basilica, but in the ensuing centuries, the aisles have been made wider and the steeples higher. Much of what you see inside was restored after World War II's bombing damage. However, the stained glass windows, the Shrine of St. Sebaldus, and the organs survived, so you can still enjoy the epic reverberation of the organ's 15th-century pipes. Plan to visit St. Sebaldus Church (St. Sebaldus Kirche) during your Nuremberg vacation using our convenient Nuremberg family vacation planner.
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  • Also this Lutheran Church has kept his old Catholic past. It is an ancient place of pilgrimage of St. Sebaldus.
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  • It is the oldest church in town. It is impressive and many great. And fantastic because during the Christmas market, walking the historic precisely through various pathways and stalls we are located directly in front of some stalls, as if suddenly appeared. Worth visiting. Free entrance
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  • Our city tour guide told a funny story about how this church happened to be built on that particular spot. Apparently when Saint Sebaldus died the citizens of the town of Furth weren't sure where to b...  more »
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  • One of the oldest churches in Nuremberg named after St Sebaldus the patron Saint of the city. It is Lutheran since the Reformation. The organ of the church was installed in 1975._
  • If you go in September on a Monday it's very peaceful from the loud outside. Also free suggested 2€ but you don't have to pay.
  • Nice old church, if not a bit grim inside compared to many others.
  • Sehenswertes Kunstwerk und beeindruckende Kirche. Sehr hilfsbereiter und aufgeschlossener Mesner!
  • The Church of Saint Sebald, a patron of the city was destroyed in the second world war to a large extent. The artworks could be saved but and faithfully rebuilt it in the Church. Impressive and beautiful. At the entrance, voluntary "entrance fee" is asked for 2 euro - for the preservation of this beautiful church.
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