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An old church with new addition

Usually churches are either reconstructed as they were originaly or, they made it more simple. This... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2015
545medva
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Budapest, Hungary
An oasis of calm in the bustling centre

This is the oldest protestant church in the centre of Essen, built in the 11th century it provided... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2015
ACL3112
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UK
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11 Jan 2018
“Some interesting modern features”
22 Jul 2015
“An old church with new addition”
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Walking down Kettwiger street we saw this small church and took a look inside. The Marktkirche (‘market church’) is important because it became the first Lutheran church in Essen in 1563, but the historic building was completely destroyed by bombs during World War II. The...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

Usually churches are either reconstructed as they were originaly or, they made it more simple. This is an example where they added a part to the existing chruch, full with blue glasses. It is just great.

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Reviewed 21 May 2015

This is the oldest protestant church in the centre of Essen, built in the 11th century it provided the platform for the reformation in Essen in 1563. While there is a tendency to keep historic buildings as they are, the Marktkirche is a notable exception:...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2015

THis old church has been restored and has a surprising blue glass chancel - worth a short visit if you are nearby

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