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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
+49 40 371125
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For 5 euros you gain entry into the underground St Nikolai Memorial museum and you can also take an elevator up the church to a viewing platform 76 metres high. The underground museum contains a fascinating and confronting history of the church, war and bombings....More

Thank Alexinmelbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

War is hell, and the people living in Hamburg during Operation Gomorrha found out just how bad things could get. Germany had bombed several big cities across Europe and this was the Allies effort to get back at the Germans. Most of the city was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not as impressed as I could have been by the museum itself, more could be learned online in an hour... The setting in the crypt was very interesting though. Also I don't know how I feel about paying to see war memorials, these sort of...More

Thank Slightly_Wst_of_Sane
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This memorial should be visited by anyone interested in politics or history. It is a heavy reminder of the evil of war. It's primary mission is to document the extensive damage done to Hamburg by Allied forces in operation Gommorah. However, the memorial is apolitcal...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a bombed out church in the city centre that wasn't rebuilt but kept as a memorial of war. The steeple was the only part of the church left standing and a lift has been installed and gives access to a viewing deck giving...More

1  Thank AberdeenM
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The entrance is a little tricky to find, there is an elevator in the middle of a walkway near the back of the church (under massive reconstruction as of 2017) also has stairs that go underground to the hidden museum. The museum is mostly a...More

1  Thank goodgoodtimes
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This place is to remember on the terrible bombings in the WW II. The church is currently renovated, but from a little far away you still can see the tower, which is quite nice.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The museum is difficult to find as St Nikolai Church is covered in scaffolding. The history is presented and points of view from both the German and Allies are presented. The horror of the event is captured in photos and there is an 18 min...More

1  Thank Marylouise2017
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Currently the steeple is been renovated. However this does not stop a person from visiting one of the top must sees in Hamburg. I am really looking forward to seeing the steeple once the renovations are complete.

Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

It was only 1 euro for students, 2 for adults but the view at the top is ruined by all the scaffolding - you truly cannot see a thing. Added to the fact it was a rainy dull day we spent 5 minutes there and...More

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