St. Mary's Church

Barth, Germany

St. Mary’s Church in Barth is a brick church built around 1300 and it was mentioned for the first time in 1325. The church was created in 3 building phases, where the choir to the east is its oldest part and built in the early Gothic style.

The organ, which was created by the Berlin organ builder Buchholz and his son, promises a unique sound and is one of the particularly valuable organ monuments in Germany. Its special quality lies in its own beautiful sound and in its historic significance. With its 42 original stops, the instrument is the largest preserved work in Germany of the Buchholz organ builders and is at the same time the great early work of the son.



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Dammstraße 3, Barth, Germany
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Founded: c. 1300
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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gudrun rehm (2 years ago)
Eine sehr schöne Kirche. Wir waren dann noch im Lesecafe und haben dort noch einige Tips für sehenswerte Ziele erhalten.
PU Wendt (2 years ago)
Nicht das Pfarramt verdient fünf Sterne, sondern das von der Kirchengemeinde betriebene Lesecafé, das Kaffee, Gebäck und Bücher zu bieten hat - gegen eine Spende. Das Stöbern lohnt.
Niels Freckmann (2 years ago)
Schönes Pfarramt und Gemeindehaus der St. Marienkirche. In der Papenstraße hinter der St. Marien-Kirche steht das Gemeindehaus der Ev. Kirchengemeinde St. Marien. Im großen Gemeindesaal werden in den kalten Monaten die Gottesdienste gefeiert, weil die St. Marien-Kirche nicht beheizt werden kann. Der Saal wird außerdem für Gemeindefeiern, Chorproben, Gemeindenachmittage und vielseitige Veranstaltungen genutzt.
DORO-OPTIK Potsdam Thomas Doro (2 years ago)
Ort der Ruhe. Personal im Lesecafè nett und hilfsbereit. Turmbesteigung mühsam,aber der Blick entlohnt. Im Sommer tolle Orgelkonzerte.
F Rye (3 years ago)
Tolle Kirche. Mit der ältesten Kirchenbibliothek, die es in Deutschland gibt. Außerdem befindet sich in der Kirche (zur Spendensammlung) ein kleiner Bücherflohmarkt. Die Besteigung auf dem Turm ist keineswegs überteuert. Diese Kirche sollte man als Kirchenliebhaber nicht verpassen!
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