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Marienkirche

Marienkirche, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 397700
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Beautiful church

The bells in the church remain smashed into the floor, as they were in 1942, when Lubeck was bombed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LassInFife
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Fife, Scotland
You can't believe how beautiful it is!!

Me and my best friend were blown away by the beauty of this place.You have to look to every corner... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Iωάννα Κ
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Athens, Greece
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Marienkirche, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bells in the church remain smashed into the floor, as they were in 1942, when Lubeck was bombed by the RAF in retaliation for the bombing of Coventry Cathedral. Both places now have a Cross of Nails, made from metal fragments from Coventry, a...More

Thank LassInFife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my best friend were blown away by the beauty of this place.You have to look to every corner and still you discover things.Highly recomended, don't miss it if you want to travel through time !

Thank Iωάννα Κ
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to see what horror war brings visit this magnificent church. It is a piece of art. Took hundreds of years to biulding and one day to destroy in 1942 only to be restored. A 2 euro donation let's you in. You find...More

Thank Amr A
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our international group took a tour above the vaulted ceiling, up into the towers, the belfry, and the turret. Our tour was given in English. The guide was very knowledgeable. He had a tablet with a script to remind him of what all to say,...More

Thank gte375n
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Visited with my parents and children. There is lots of history here. During WWII the church was severely damaged. Much was rebuilt but signs remain as a remembrance of the bombings. There was an organist during our visit, which of course added to the ambiance....More

Thank Augustsunflower
Reviewed 26 December 2016

There is a small charge of EUR 2,00 to visit the interior of this church, but it's more than worth it. The painted brick and stone make this a very bright church with ceilings that are dramatically high. The broken bells left in place from...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 18 December 2016

There is an entrance fee of EUR 2.00 but well worth it. The church has a very ornate interior. It was bombed during WWII and the bells fell to the ground. The bells are still in place where they fell. There is a stained glass...More

Thank PandyPandora
Reviewed 8 December 2016

An amazing church that is worth paying a visit. If you are interested in organ music it is worth noting that Buxtehude is buried here! :-)

1  Thank Andersdohn
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was interested especially in the two bells, that broke and melted during the British bombing in March 1942; the astronomical clock and the story about Dietrich Buxtehude and the visit of the 20 y. old Johann Sebastian Bach to Buxtehude in 1705..

Thank Reuven M
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Have to pay to enter but is worth it, The fallen Bells memorial is poignant and memorable. The building is impressive.

Thank tom c
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Rob L
is there parking near?
23 February 2017|
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Response from Whitebeard83 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe there is but we spent our time in Lubeck walking. Look up the telephone number of the Tourist Office and give them a call. They are helpful. Whitebeard83
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Alison C
Has anyone attended an organ recital here? Can't find any information anywhere but they are meant to be amazing...
9 August 2016|
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Response from rondonel | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have just visited the building. Have you tried the Tourist Office or approached the church itself?
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cando101
Is there an entrance fee?
12 July 2016|
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Response from Pete S | Reviewed this property |
A couple of Euros, if I remember right.
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