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St Nikolai Memorial

Willy-Brandt-Str. 60, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 371125
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Willy-Brandt-Str. 60, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Hamburg-Altstadt
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"operation gomorrah"
in 9 reviews
"allied bombing"
in 8 reviews
"underground museum"
in 7 reviews
"ruined church"
in 7 reviews
"coventry cathedral"
in 6 reviews
"old church"
in 10 reviews
"glass lift"
in 5 reviews
"world war"
in 8 reviews
"above ground"
in 4 reviews
"thought provoking"
in 4 reviews
"amazing views of the city"
in 3 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 7 reviews
"bell tower"
in 7 reviews
"small museum"
in 5 reviews
"concentration camp"
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"both sides"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just a tower left from the big church after the war. You can go up 76 metres with lift to the top of the tower, there is a nice view. Under the church there is a memorial exhibition of the holocaust. The exhibition doesn't just...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

For 5 Euros you can ride to the top of the spire and visit the museum. Take a ride up in the spire and you'll see excellent views of the city as well as the beautiful construction. There is also an underground museum the tells...More

Thank Emarsh69
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's sad to see the consequences of the world war. However some part of this church are still standing regardless of the huge destruction . You can take the elevator to the top to enjoy the view of the city

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A museum gives the visiter a idea of the horror of aerial warfare and what the civilian population had to endure. The lift to the top is dramatic, but wrap up on cold days as you are exposed at the top, but the views are...More

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit. The view point is apx 75 meters above ground. The museum is underground and have detailed information about the church and it’s history.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

St. Nikolai Memorial are ruins of an old church with a bell tower, where you can go up and see very beautiful views of Hamburg and surroundings.IN the bell tower now there is a carillon with some bells. Really it is a very interesting high...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

a very sobering experience when we think of war we tend to think about the death and destruction to our own country - having seen this from the 'enemies' side was very sobering. i have visited Coventry cathedral and this looks very similar indeed 'w'...More

Thank Tom P
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

The churchhad been bombed because of the heigh of the tower. The tower is still there and the view above was visitable, the ticket combined also the visit of the crypt.

Thank Scorpioyves
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

A must-see if you're interested in history; this place provided shattering accounts of the horrifying human cost of the Allied bombing of Hamburg to include footage of events. I felt quite emotional seeing it and couldn't help but noticed the guilt that seems to remain...More

Thank carriemarie
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

It used to be one of the highest churches in Germany and it got destroyed during WWII. This is what you read in guidebooks, but you can seldom imagine that only the amazing gothic tower is still standing, surrounded by nothing. The desolation that it...More

Thank CodaQ
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Stephen W
10 April 2018|
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Response from Scorpioyves | Reviewed this property |
Having myself a grand child of 10, I think the Church is not really interesting for him, it's just going to the top and going to see the view.
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Stephen W
10 April 2018|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure your son will enjoy the trip to the top and spectacular views over the city. The museum highlights the war years and the terrible bombing the city endured. I found it interesting if only to highlight the futility of... More
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Jamie P
10 January 2018|
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Response from Travelexperience12 | Reviewed this property |
If including the church tower and the museum, probably between one hour and 75 minutes, depending on your level of interest in the museum Travelexperience12
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