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Church of St. Peter and St. Paul (Stadtkirche St. Peter and Paul)

Herderplatz 8, Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
+49 3643 851518
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A beautiful church in a picturesque setting

My wife insists on visiting at least one church in every town we visit - and this was an excellent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
192iaina
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Christmas market

Impressive Church we had a lovely time here there was a Christmas concert a few days later and we... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Deirdre N
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Haiger, Germany
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This beautiful church is best known for its Crucifixion triptych by Lucas Cranach the Elder.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Herderplatz 8, Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife insists on visiting at least one church in every town we visit - and this was an excellent choice, Luther having preached here and Bach performed some pieces as well. It's architecture is quite stunning especially in the snow. The highlight for most...More

Thank 192iaina
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Impressive Church we had a lovely time here there was a Christmas concert a few days later and we were ther watching the choir practise. Very enjoyable. Outside then Market with lovely goodies for everyone and of course Glühwein.

Thank Deirdre N
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The church has many services during the day/evening. I most recently visited the Advent service. Right on the plaza and easily accessible from the Markt center.

Thank Giovanna I
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Church is interesting for its place in the history of the city, Germany, and the faith. It is worth a visit.

Thank Pro698
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The church is the only one that we visited in Weimar and it was in many ways spectacular. There is a giant altarpiece by the Cranachs, the grave of Herder, the side altars with graves of the Weimar princes, all splendid. This is a historic...More

Thank Witoldzio
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

The painters were in whitewashing everything so plain white. Detailing picked out in gold, the altar and a few memoria so ornate. The altar pieces are the draw here and are very intricate. The over riding impression is wow that's white.

Thank Ernie H
Reviewed 6 December 2015

A stunning interior currently being decorated in white and gold . Also a temple of Protestantism ! The Cranach altar piece , also currently under restoration , features a lot of the people who were important in Weimar,s history . Also the burial place of...More

Thank ALISON H
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Lovely square where this church stands. We enjoyed our walk through the town and coming up on this church from different angles as we strolled through the beautiful alleys

Thank IndFamTraveler
Reviewed 13 May 2015

There were a lot of people visiting this church because of the celebration of Cranach this year so it was difficult to commune with the altarpiece, which is a masterpiece. I found this church rather odd as the architecture is not cohesive. The standard Lutheran...More

Thank Janekdownunder
Reviewed 20 February 2015

This unusual church is tucked into back streets off the centre of town but it well signposted. It is unusual in that it has a bright pink balcony around the sides. The altarpiece is also unusual in that it reminded me of the cloth of...More

Thank Susan R
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