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Sankt Jakobi Church

Jakobikirchhof 3, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 308010
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Stunning Church in Lubeck

Lubeck is a stunning city, and the church in its center offers a stunning backdrop and site to... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
MichaelB_TA
Great for organ concerts

Not as impressive as some of the other churches in Lubeck but try and come for an organ concert in... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
TobySchuster
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good53%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“pamir” (2 reviews)
“memorial” (3 reviews)
“sailors” (2 reviews)
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Jakobikirchhof 3, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Lubeck is a stunning city, and the church in its center offers a stunning backdrop and site to visit.

Thank MichaelB_TA
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Not as impressive as some of the other churches in Lubeck but try and come for an organ concert in the late afternoon/early evening (mostly free).

Thank TobySchuster
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a very impressive memorial for the lost P-Liner sailing ship Pamir. It was lost in a storm and only 6 persons have survived. The Pamir was a sailing ship used to train german merchants fleet cadets. One wonders, why such a memorial in...More

Thank Ullrich0815
Reviewed 9 May 2016

A very nice church with an impressive organ. The corner for sailors lost at sea are a very touching place and a wonderful place for reflection. Besides this, there are some very nice wood works all over the place so do visit! Donation suggested. No...More

Thank dgjohansson
Reviewed 24 January 2016

One of my favorite churches in Lubeck, not so stately as others in town, but more carefully decorated inside and with a more intimate atmosphere. The inlaid pews are really noteworthy, and the massive decorated organ is also a masterpiece of art.

Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This chuck was unaffected by the bombing that ravaged most of the city. As such, you really should come over and see what it is like. The look and feel are completely different than in the city's rebuild churches: more organic, and more 'Catholic'. Check...More

Thank NormBC
Reviewed 27 May 2015

With many of its original features still intact including a beautiful astronomical clock and some faded plaster paintings from its early days, St Jacobs is a pleasant enough church to add to the visitors' list. However what marks it out as something special is in...More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 25 March 2015

This was the only church for seafaring men and their families. A very impressive interieur and still one of Lubeck's most beautiful churches, even used for classical concerts.

1  Thank BurkhardNagel
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Some of the churches in Lubeck sustained significant damage during the war, but this church appears to have been somewhat spared. The front altar dates from 1717 and is quite beautiful. There were also impressive side altars and an astronomical clock. There was a plaque...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 30 August 2013

The Fishermen's church, it contains a memorial to civilians who died at sea over the years. It is quite an atmospheric place and has a shady courtyard.

1  Thank ClogsKent
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