St. Nicholas Church, Leipzig

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St. Nicholas Church, Leipzig - Address, Phone Number

Address: Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony,Germany

Phone: +49-3419605270

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Time Required: 00:45 Mins

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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Popularly known as Nikolaikirche (in Germany), St. Nicholas Church has been one of the popular churches of Leipzig for a long time. Though the church’s roots said to belong to the Romanesque and Gothic period, but the interior of the church has a striking resemblance with the neo-classical period. You can see its influence in the columns that has palm-like structure and cream colored long benches with back. History says, the church played a significant role in the non-violent movement that finally let to the downfall of East German government. Still the church holds peace prayers in the hope of bringing downfall to the injustice that might be plaguing the country.

Visit the church to have a look into the significant architectural work existing in the churches of Leipzig.

St. Nicholas Church Information

  • The church doesn’t ask for entrance fee but you are welcome to leave a donation at the end.
  • For a visit to the Rectory, special request need to be made.
  • Tower guided tour are applicable for group of 15 people (maximum).
  • Online donations are accepted.

St. Nicholas Church Ticket Prices

  • Organ Guide - 5€ / person
  • Guided Tower tours – 2.50€/ person

St. Nicholas Church Opening and Closing Hours

Clock service - 9:30am (Sunday)

  • On Sunday – 10am -4pm

Book Tables 

  • Monday to Saturday: 10am - 6pm
  • Nikolai Treff-Cafe encounter (in the Nikolai Church)
  • Monday to Friday: 10am -5pm /6pm

For Church Tour – (For public visit)

  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 5pm
  • Saturday: 11am

Organ Guide – 4:30pm (Friday)

How To reach St. Nicholas Church by Public Transport

  • By city bus and get off at ‘Augustusplatz’ stop

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St. Nicholas Church, Leipzig Reviews - Write a Review

  • One of the most interesting and important sights in Leipzig. Although the church is medieval it has great architectural features from other periods.

  • Magnificent Place of Worship.. Glory be to God. Splendid display of God's hands at work. Love it

  • Rich in history, yet well preserved little church building. The place responsible for the reunification of Germany.

  • Beautiful little church with a stunning ceiling.

  • Nice church, but during my visit there was a holy mess, so do check the schedule if you wsnt to see The church inside.

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