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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  • The Church Of St. Zebalda-one of the largest churches in Nuremberg is located in the Centre of the northern part of the old town. Zebald is a hermit, which people worshipped as holy. Previously, there was a small chapel of St. Peter. and was buried in the afternoon. Zebald. The current church construction began in 1230 g. Pozneromanskij style. Interesting church towers with small window openings, reliefs with biblical scenes. Almost all of the decoration of the Cathedral built on donations of wealthy Nuremberg family. The Tomb Of St. Zebalda in the central nave is one of the most interesting decorations of the Church. Interesting and altar.
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  • A nice example of how after the madness of war the beautiful can re-emerge and help peace simply beautiful
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  • An interesting church if only for the posters showing the church and Nuremberg after the WWII bombing. Not the most impressive church we saw on our Austria/Germany touring but those pictures were fasc...  more »
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  • Beautiful church, but the backside of it seems a bit grim other than the lovely restaurant.
  • This Evangelich Church is the symbol of the city and need to be visit. Inside you can find guide in the most common european leanguage and thi could help tourist in understanding the place richness.
  • A very pretty church. The murals, paintings, and stained glass is worth the visit.
  • 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.

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The Altstadt and the Egidienviertel districts, the city's historical sections, provide an array of guesthouses and hotels. An alternative is the Gostenhof area, a suburban region with a selection of tourist sites. If you stay in Gostenhof, however, you need to take public transportation to the city center. For local flair, consider staying in the Knoblauchsland district near the Hauptmarkt. Avoid the Südstadt district near the train station, which is mainly residential and doesn't offer many entertainment options or access to sites.
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