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St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)

Thomaskirchhof | off Grimmaischestr., Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 9602855
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Bach served as the choirmaster at this church, to which his grave was moved in 1949, for the last 27 years of his life.
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Thomaskirchhof | off Grimmaischestr., Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 9602855
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a pleasure to see where JS Bach worked during his lifetime as Kappelmeister. So much history here, if you like classical music & especially JSBach this is a must for you.

Thank Boggio
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice seeing both of the organs in this church. Interesting place to visit, and definitely worth a stop.

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Historic to say the least. It made me reflect how over centuries events connect the past with the ever changing present for us to take lessons for the future. Alas! we ignore the facts. Bach was the Music Director at this church for 27 years...More

Thank Mypace
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking around with newly discovered German relatives, on a very beautiful day, we came across this pretty church in the middle of the city where old meets new. Full of people listening to the coir practice so couldn't really walk around but did see and...More

Thank Hilda E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came across this lovely church right in the centre. Lovely outside and inside, beautifully maintained with intersting history.

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is most amazing church you can visit. Bach played here and the very well kept and maintained building is a historic sight you should not miss. see if you get a guided tour so interesting. Around you will find a lot of bars, cafes...More

Thank UdoLandow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was roaming around the city when my eyes got caught by this stunning church! So majestic from outside!Very nice inside as well, beautiful the portrait if Jesus Christ's baptism

Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This church is linked to a Boy Choir, that unfortunately, I had not the opportunity to watch, and also with the famous musician JS Bach. When I visited it there was someone playing the organ, what contributed to the atmosphere of the place.

Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A Lutheran church where Kapellmeister Johann Sebastian Bach wrote music and performed in the early-middle eighteenth century, this historic church with its single spire and high steeply raked roof was awe inspiring. The chancel includes portraits of the religious leaders of the church, the stained...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We attended two concerts by the boys choir and they were beautiful. Everything is in German, including all the speaking. The church is historic and beautiful so it was lovely just to be there.

Thank FrannyGP
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Maureen P
19 May 2016|
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Response from Carl V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, unfortunately no. According to their website there isn't much to do during the week. Services are on Sundays and much of the action are on Saturdays... It's a shame. Cheers Carl