Church Of St. Jacob

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  • Address: St. Jacob’s Church, 99423 Weimar, Germany
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  • Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids

The classical city of Weimar is home to the most beautiful buildings in the world. Where beauty and charm is concerned, the St. Jacob’s church presents itself as a natural winner. This church was one of the first to be constructed in Weimar and goes back to 1168.

Back in the medieval times, the church had served as a grain store, a burial chapel, a military church and the official church of the court. But the church is not how it used to be. It was remodelled in 1713 to its present Baroque style. The church is surrounded by the Jakobskirchhof – a historical burial ground. With its high altar, lovely furnishings and gorgeous glass windows, the church’s interior is a sight to behold.

The St. Jacob’s Church is known for the marriage of Johann Wolfgang Goethe to Christiane Vulpius which took place surrounded by its holy walls.

The church holds beautiful organ recitals in the evening.

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  • The church might not be open to public at all times. Please enquire before you visit.

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  • Church Of St. Jacob Address: St. Jacob’s Church, 99423 Weimar, Germany
  • Church Of St. Jacob Timing: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Church Of St. Jacob(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Church Of St. Jacob: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 15.13% of people who visit Weimar include Church Of St. Jacob in their plan

  • 33.33% of people start their Church Of St. Jacob visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Church Of St. Jacob

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Church Of St. Jacob

People normally club together Goethe's Gartenhaus and Stadtkirche St. Peter And Paul while planning their visit to Church Of St. Jacob.

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