St. Giles' Church

Lübeck, Germany

St. Giles' Church is the smallest of the five major churches in Lübeck's Old Town and is adorned with Gothic wall paintings and elements from the Baroque and Renaissance periods.

It is the smallest of the five major churches in Lübeck's Old Town and lies at the centre of the former craftsmen's district and Ackerbürger on the eastern slope of the town centre's hill towards Wakenitz.

Today's three-naved hall church dates from the first third of the 14th century. St. Giles' is magnificently adorned with Gothic wall paintings and elements from the Baroque and Renaissance period and has numerous works of art. The carved choir (1587) by Tönnies Evers the Younger is a particular highlight as well as the Gothic wall paintings in the choir and in the tower hall.

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Founded: 1227
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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www.luebeck-tourism.de

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Ronny Nelson (2 years ago)
Beautiful and historical church. I enjoyed the stay and could listen to a Christmas rehearsal. ❤️
Lidia Edith Monge Arias (2 years ago)
Thursday beautiful wall pant is the the middle of this amazing city just you need to walk and find more interesting place
Andrew Cox (2 years ago)
Historic church.
Germán León (2 years ago)
Beautiful place
r3trogam3boy (2 years ago)
One of the most beautiful churches I ever been in
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