St. Nicholas Church

Altefähr, Germany

St. Nicholas Church in Altefähr was built of brick in the second half of the 15th century to the site of earlier 13th century chapel. It was painted in 1692 and the tower restored. The next renovation took place in 1737. After the upper third of the tower had collapsed in 1803, the tower was rebuilt. Another extensive renovation of the church took place in 1912-1913. The interior contains valuable wall murals from the 15th century.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Aline Gomes Borges (10 months ago)
must see!
Aline Gomes Borges (10 months ago)
must see!
Rory Macrae (12 months ago)
Wonderful church gilles with murals on top of the whitewash over the brick. Gives and impression of old Medieval faith that is quite different from elsewhere.
Rory Macrae (12 months ago)
Wonderful church gilles with murals on top of the whitewash over the brick. Gives and impression of old Medieval faith that is quite different from elsewhere.
theodore mochel (14 months ago)
Nice atmosphere for getting a feeling of the town
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