We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Felsenkirche

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Kirch Street, Luderitz, Namibia
Today
16:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 17:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 102 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
It is an old church at the top of a huge sand dune - in the city of Luderitz

The church is in the city of Luderitz - about 20 minutes walk from the cruise port dock gates. The church is easy to find. Also worth seeing is a very lovely old home in front of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
GalvestonJT
,
galveston, texas
Add Photo Write a Review

102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 63: English reviews
galveston, texas
Level Contributor
243 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The church is in the city of Luderitz - about 20 minutes walk from the cruise port dock gates. The church is easy to find. Also worth seeing is a very lovely old home in front of the church. Please see my photo. The church exterior is a photographer's dream, but the interior is not much to see. On the... More 

Helpful?
Thank GalvestonJT
south-africa
Level Contributor
38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Church is open for visits between 1700 and 1800...beautiful stained glass windows are worth a look...small donation is payable...

Helpful?
Thank robmich
Cape Town, South Africa
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Nice views, good photo opportunities. Stained glass is quite impressive. Look for the interesting imagery. No wheelchair access...

Helpful?
Thank ikegaus
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
222 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Amazing to find this church is over 100 years old. It had a very small congregation and needs every cent of donation. A commanding location on a windy hill with views over the town and the water. Worth a visit especially on a Sunday when the rest of Luderitz is like a ghost town. Always keep valuables to a minimum... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ralph R
York, GB
Level Contributor
96 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This church is only open for 1 hour each day, but it has some excellent stained glass windows. There are also good views.

Helpful?
Thank Bohnjarton
Level Contributor
73 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is definitely an interesting place. It is a good viewpoint and the tiny little church is definitely a point to visit. Unfortunately it is often closed, so you need some luck to see it from inside.

Helpful?
Thank Benedikt K
Preston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
801 reviews
392 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The location of the church on the hilltop is great and gives it dominance over the town. However in trying to take a closer look access is very limited, which makes it much less interesting.

Helpful?
Thank djpend
Cape Town
Level Contributor
57 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Visit this little church just before sunset when its open for visitors. The light streams through the stained glass windows and there are some interesting little facts and stories inside.

Helpful?
Thank Karen G
Strasbourg, France
Level Contributor
105 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We only saw the outside, but this is a very quaint church in Lüderitz. Climb up the rocks for great views of the church, town and the bay. Amazingly well kept.

Helpful?
Thank Brian A
Germany
Level Contributor
544 reviews
331 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This church is one of the only interesting buildings in Lüderitz. In Namibia there are not many old buildings, so from that point of views the visit is interesting. However compared to European churches this is just an average one.

Helpful?
Thank Philip_Bolster

Travellers who viewed Felsenkirche also viewed

Luderitz, Karas Region
 
Luderitz, Karas Region
Luderitz, Karas Region
 

Been to Felsenkirche? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Felsenkirche staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?