St. Martin's Church

Bremen, Germany

St. Martin's Church was founded in 1229. The Gothic brick building has many colourful windows depicting biblical scenes. Of particular interest are the carved pulpit and the baroque organ front.

The bells of St. Martin's ring the well-known hymn 'Praise to the Lord, the Almighty', written in the 17th century by Joachim Neander, who was the church's pastor at the time. He gave his name to the Neanderthal valley, now famous for the discovery of the remains of Neanderthal Man.

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Founded: 1229
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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www.bremen-tourism.de

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Marin “SayanMk” Kolev (15 months ago)
Nice small church by the river, well maintained and very active
Irina Kravchuk (2 years ago)
Very nice old brick church, one of the oldest in the city. It's located along the Weser river, on the Schlachte promenade. Nice view of the church can be seen from the Teerhof Bridge.
Aly Vely (2 years ago)
Church said: You'll never walk alone - Gott Liverpool has no idea:)
Sabine Krüger (6 years ago)
Traditionelle Kirchengemeinde inmitten von Bremen, mit ehrlicher, biblischer Verkündigung von Gottes Wort. Die Lage der Kirche ist direkt an der Weser und sehr zentral in Bremen gelegen. Ein sehr schöner Ort, um Gottesdienste zu feiern.
Bori H. (6 years ago)
It's a beautiful church. They have service every Sunday from 10 am in German.
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