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Church of St. Michael

Englische Planke 1a, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 376780
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This huge 18th-century cathedral is Hamburg's best known architectural landmark.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“bell tower” (45 reviews)
“organ concert” (10 reviews)
“worth the climb” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Englische Planke 1a, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 376780
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Reviewed today

We are not ones for churches normally but I have to admit that this is the most impressive church I have ever been to. The whole place is amazing, we did not walk to to the top of the tower but I am sure the...More

Thank Foxglove16
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are interested in a fabulous view of Hamburg, you have to go up the tower at 106 m, by lift. Church is also very nice.

Thank Scorpioyves
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lot of stairs if you want to walk (there is a lift) , but worth it for the view. Very pretty church and fairly reasonable price to visit the top.

Thank chillicharlie1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very wide church, being not that much less in width than in length, and very light and bright, with a lovely pulpit and a 22m high altar! It also has five different organs in various parts of the church, and is lovely to just...More

Thank TheOldMacs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow,what a lovely church.Very scenic and peaceful,sat there for ages just looking around and taking in the view.

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful church with nice pipe organs. It can be wheelchair accessed. A fee of 2 euros is appreciated here and men should take their hats off as a sign of respect.

Thank SheenaSt
Reviewed 12 January 2018

If you are brave enough to climb the church tower, you will get a fantastic view of the port and the river from the panorama platform (where it tends to be windy which can be a bit scary at that height), inside the tower you...More

Thank Angelika K
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Nice tall building with an elevator to go on top ,nothing special than the other churches you would come across in Europe

Thank tarun1977
Reviewed 8 January 2018

First of all the church itself is really unique looking inside, it's very beautiful and modern looking in contrast to it's exterior. the catacombs are also interesting but the star here is the view! There is a lift but it wasn't working when we were...More

Thank kazmat182
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We didn't plan to visit this church but happy that changed our minds. The undergrounds were not as interesting as I expected, but climbing the bell tower was a good idea even though the elevator did not work that day. It was windy atop and...More

Thank Nadiia G
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28 March 2016|
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Response from Arvind Kumar S | Reviewed this property |
I do not know exact timing, but the service is open at 9 AM - that is when I went there. Hope that helps.