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Russian Orthodox Church of St. Mary Magdalene

Nikolaiweg 18, 64287 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
+49 6151 424235
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a little gem on a hill

The Russian Orthodox church is a gem on the hill in the artist colony. No photography permitted... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Magellan720605
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Very beautiful

This gorgeous church is in use as a place of worship, and has limited opening hours for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jbl R
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Nikolaiweg 18, 64287 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Russian Orthodox church is a gem on the hill in the artist colony. No photography permitted inside the building.. if you are lucky enough to find it open - take the time to go in and sit and just look at all the artwork...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gorgeous church is in use as a place of worship, and has limited opening hours for sight-seers, so don't expect to be able to stroll in. But if you can plan your visit it is worth doing so.

Thank Jbl R
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

It is interesting to observe a Russian Church in Darmstadt, Germany, part of the history of the city.

Thank CLAUDIA D
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Take your hat off, put the camera away, and turn off the cell phone, and enjoy the comfortable private sphere of the Zar Nicolas and his Zarin Alexendra enjoyed. Their private chapel was built on soil imported from Russia to help make the chapel really...More

1  Thank JoelY55490
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The Russian Chapel is a fascinating piece of architecture in Darmstadt and indeed Germany. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank airlinesimulation
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We could only see the chapel from outside. Beautiful building and probably as nice inside.Right next to Mathildenhöhe.

Thank mai3096
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

A really nice example for a Russian church. It is still in use. Beautiful place to look when you visit the Mathildenhoehe.

1  Thank Jan_Ke_UK
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

If you're fortunate to have a few unstructured days in Darmstadt, plan to stroll to this glistening beauty in the Mathildenhohe district. Built by Czar Nicolas II, whose wife Alexandra was the daughter of Grand Duke Ludwig VI of Hesse, both the granite for the...More

1  Thank David T
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Germany has a few Russian chapels, mostly on spa towns which were frequented by Russian aristocracy in the XIX century but his one is special and different: it was vuilt for the Tzar and Darmstadt born Tzarina and it was consacrated as a Court Chapel...More

1  Thank sjpo
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Despite the awful weather we were welcomed to this tiny church and piece of Russian history, that's still very much in daily use. Beautiful inside and out - the surrounding park and houses are also worth walking around - the artists colony. Not too far...More

Thank Mark H
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