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A beautiful ornate church in contrast to the Lutheran church of St Peter just down the road c1351... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
brian t
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Interesting and beautiful church

The church has a beautiful alter and pipe organ, but the most intestering feature is the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TravelGrandma10
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful ornate church in contrast to the Lutheran church of St Peter just down the road c1351, St Marys is the opposite with a lovely interior definitely worth seeing.

Thank brian t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church has a beautiful alter and pipe organ, but the most intestering feature is the astronomical clock built in 1472. The clock meaures time, moom phase, zodiac, and month.

Thank TravelGrandma10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beginnings of Saint Mary’s Church go back to the 13th century. As with most churches this one was renovated in the 14th century to its (reconstructed) Gothic appearance. Inside there is an amazing astronomical clock. It was manufactured in the 15th century and is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the only place worth seeing on our day trip to Rostock. There really is not much to see in the town and there is graffiti everywhere. Better to stay in Warnemunde which is a nice little seaside town with shops and cafes by...More

Thank GillG767
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

That’s when we watched the astronautical clock chime. An elderly lady in the market square encouraged us to visit the cathedral at noon. The problem is that she was speaking with us in German but we figured it out.... If you visit Rostock, definitely visit.

Thank Stinkyrules
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Old churches and Cathedrals abound in Europe. This is a special one that contains some interesting and unique items. The Astronomical Clock is justifiably famous. I just missed the noon time display which I’ve hear is worth seeing. There is a crypt with an incredible...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Dropped in as part of excursion from cruise ship. Very impressive and beautiful. Nice clock. Well worth it...even when cathedral fatigued.

Thank Liars N F
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Sankt Marien Kirche (St Mary’s Church) is the largest church in the Hanseatic city of Rostock, Germany. Heavy air raids during World War 2 meant that much of the city was destroyed, but although it suffered damage, the church was saved. It is well worth...More

Thank Clive G
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I will say that when touring Europe after awhile one cathedral begins to look like the last and it is hard to remember one from the other. However, this is truly a magnificent cathedral and not only for its grandeur , but also for the...More

Thank trimic
Reviewed 10 July 2018

a most beautiful and important church. It has an outstanding organ and the astronomical clock is just incredible

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