Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church), Stockholm

While strolling through the city's Old Town, stop by Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church) and admire the impressive architecture and collection of religious ornaments. The church is dedicated to Saint Gertrude, the protector of the guild of German merchants. The guild's headquarters was transformed into a church in the 18th century. From its 86 m (282 ft) steeple adorned with gargoyles, to the Baroque interior and large stained-glass windows, the structure is an architectural masterpiece. The church has a long history as one of Sweden's foremost centers of religious music. Today many organ concerts are organized here, and the site is famous for choir singing and melodic bells. Admission to the church is free. Work out when and for how long to visit Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church) and other Stockholm attractions using our handy Stockholm trip tool.
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  • Baroque Gothic to the max. This was a real find. Ebony and alabaster pulpit unique in Sweden. Gorgeous altar. Small and stunning.  more »
  • Beautyfull Church in the middle of Stockholm old town If you visit during Christmas time its near Christmas marked Lots of details to look  more »
  • Europe is filled with thousands of churches that have the most beautiful interiors. This one has all that, and more. It stands out for several reasons: - the Royal box where German members of the...  more »
  • The building is not super impressive. But the small streets of the old town are nice. The dragon statue nearby is more interesting. This area was full of tourists from a cruise ship in the summer , nice to see some happy people in this cold city of glass buildings and gray rocks
  • In this church everything is super German. They sell a great variety of sausages and you can drive as fast as you want inside the church. Everywhere is beer and Lederhosen and a lot of internationally operating companies.
  • This Church has an interesting interior. There is a large Pipe organ and a beautiful array of candles, it is very different from the ornate Italian Churches but beautiful nonetheless.
  • Historical heritage, a bit touristic, but...it is ok., .. not "overcharged"
  • Very unique and interesting place in the middle of Gamla Stan. You can see it's spire from any part of the city since it literally forms Stockholm's skyline. It's worth to silently get inside and check it's beautiful interior.

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