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Beautiful 13th century church in a tourist area

Located by Alexander Platz close to the famous TV tower, this church was originally constructed in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TheDude1974
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Calgary, Canada
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Nice old church

St Mary's Church, the Marienkirche, is on Alexanderplatz next to the TV Tower. This is the oldest... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
roaming_kiwi58
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located by Alexander Platz close to the famous TV tower, this church was originally constructed in the 13th century and is now undergoing exterior re-construction after the war and years of neglect. A beautiful interior, with frescos, and a stunning alter and dais. Well with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheDude1974
Reviewed 21 October 2018

St Mary's Church, the Marienkirche, is on Alexanderplatz next to the TV Tower. This is the oldest operating church in Berlin. The first church here was probably built as a parish church around 1250. Much of the building today dates from 19th century renovations or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Attended a religious service after my walk in Alexanderplatz. The service in English was good and well versed. Good location, good service.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This Gothic style church stands alone, in the square with the fountain of Neptune, overlooked by the tallest monument in Berlin, the TV tower. The inside of the church has many wonderful works of art, from the sculptured Pulpit to the Crucifixtion. Work is being...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vagabondafelice
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I love to come in here and sit for 20 mins in the piece away from the hustle outside . A lovely feel to this church which needed a lot of reconstruction after the war . Do not miss it if you are in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This pretty church is located near the red town hall building and not too far from Alexanderplatz. It is in quite good condition as it was extensively reconstructed after the war. Worth a quick look when you're in the area, but probably not worth a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We passed this church a few times walking between our hotel and the main tourist areas of Berlin. It is a quiet little church overshadowed by the TV tower and the nearby Berlinner Dom but still worth a visit. Although a bit plain on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barry A
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

It was begun in the Thirteenth century, and nearly demolished in WW2. Finally restored in the 2000s I think. Under the towering central spike of East Germany, it kind of shows the resilience of faith, even in a post Christian land. They have a new...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This church was badly damaged by Allied bombing during WW2 and reconstructed by the East German authorities in the 50s. Not originally red brick exterior of course, but the interior which is light and airy retains many of the memorials and other features from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank diver8264
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

In downtown Berlin overlooked by the TV tower is this beautiful and impressive brick built church. With a photo opportunity

Date of experience: August 2018
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of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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