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St. Michaelis

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This place is amazing - we just got married there and it is huge atmospheric and made us feel like... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Kevin H
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This church is so amazing we decided to get married there!

This is one of many beautiful churches in the area that if it was in the UK would be termed a... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Kevin H
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26 May 2018
“Wedding ”
20 Feb 2018
“This church is so amazing we decided to get married there!”
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Michaelisplatz 1, 31134 Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing - we just got married there and it is huge atmospheric and made us feel like in fact ours was the Royal Wedding!! (same day) Costly at 600 euro but worth every penny! Beautiful interior and exterior. Amazing acoustics for our...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This is one of many beautiful churches in the area that if it was in the UK would be termed a Cathedral! It has Unesco status mainly for its amazing painted ceiling which runs down the centre of the main building! It us huge an...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I've been to many churches throughout Europe but this one was very different because of its beautiful starkness. Parts of it look Moorish. The highlight is the magnificent painted ceiling. This church is a World Heritage Sight. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank April L
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a famous church with the amazing huge bronze doors of around the year 1000 showing biblical scenes, arcades with relief sculpture and with angels in the raised choir area, and a remarkable painted ceiling of the 13th century. Most art history survey books...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Damaged in 1945 with much of the city, the cathedral was restored to beautiful condition. The age of the stones clearly varies, yet the restoration matches wonderfully with the original design. Introduced to this landmark during my first trip a couple of years ago, it...More

1  Thank Danny M
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely place! We (our a capella choir) got a very good explanation about the church - one direction Protestant, one direction Catholic, and sang a little bit just to check the acoustics. Amazing amount of local and national history in that church. Later that...More

1  Thank Cindy F
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Perhaps the best of the Romanesque churches of Hildesheim, and well worth a visit. The tomb of Bernward is here in the crypt. Don't fail to walk around the church on the outside to get the full impact of the architecture.

1  Thank Anny454
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The ceiling was nice I expected more stained glass but it was damaged in the war so maybe that's why. Lovely inside. Beware of the gypsy/beggar who offers to open the door to let you in the church and waits for you to come out...More

Thank Vally29
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Amazingly beautiful Ottonian, pre-Romanesque church located in the center of Hildesheim. The church has been on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list since 1985. The church was destroyed in an air raid in the final days of WWII and was rebuilt in the 1950's. I...More

Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Wonderful example of an early-romanesque church. A must-see for all architecture and medieval times lovers. From the church you can take a walk to several other medieval churches situated closer to the city centre - it is called the Rose Route, just follow the line...More

Thank ReniK-S
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